Monthly Archives: December 2009

Dunbar Football News

Neighbor Ryan on 3rd St is keeping us up-to-date on our hometown players that are making it big! The 2009/2010 Pro Bowl (that is the All-Star game for you non-fans) > rosters were announced last night. The teams included two … Continue reading

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Homicide Rate Lowest in 4 Decades

The following information is from MPD and responds to an inquiry regarding the number of homicides in the District and how it stands in comparison to another major city and previous years. “The current number of homicides in DC stands … Continue reading

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D.C. Parking No Longer Free on Saturdays

Too many rules! Like parking for free on Saturdays in the District? Well those days are long gone. Starting Jan. 2, drivers will have to feed the meters on Saturdays, just like they do Monday-Friday. That’s just one of several … Continue reading

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WAMU 88.5 FM – D.C. Leaders Claim Victory In Fight Over Billboards

December 29, 2009 – By Jonathan Wilson Four large billboards in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of D.C. have been removed, and city leaders are claiming a victory in a fight for city aesthetics. The way D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles … Continue reading

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Some D.C. Billboards Bite the Dust | NBC Washington

via Some D.C. Billboards Bite the Dust | NBC Washington. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE. DC clears a city block after decades of complaints By TOM SHERWOOD Updated 7:22 PM EST, Mon, Dec 28, 2009 Print Email Share Buzz up! TWITTER … Continue reading

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WJLA/ABC News – Billboards come down

Today’s coverage of the billboards coming down. The Mayor’s press conference – featuring statements by Bates St residents. http://www.wjla.com/news/stories/1209/691054_video.html?ref=newsstory (Note: I tried for too long to figure out how to embed this video. If anyone out there can teach me … Continue reading

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White dog found at 1st and P St. NW

On Sunday, December 27th a white dog was found at the corner of 1st and P st NW. The dog had no tags and was brought to the humane society on New York Ave. If the dog in these photos … Continue reading

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YouthBuild profiled in 12/27/2009 Washington Post article

Today’s Washington Post includes an article on YouthBuild.  The article mentions YouthBuild’s second campus coming in 2011 to the JF Cook School.  Executive Director Arthur Dade is quoted. Note that the article mentions that several of the YouthBuild students have … Continue reading

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Billboard Press Conference – MONDAY

FROM THE MAYOR’S OFFICE: I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday full of family and cheer! FYI, Mayor Fenty is having a press conference this Monday December 28, 2009 at 2:30 pm. It will be held at 4th and P … Continue reading

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Chuck Donalies, winner of North Capitol Main Street’s 4th Annual Winter Blues & Silent Auction contest

Read this message from Garry Clark, Executive Director,  North Capitol Main Street, Inc. Congratulations, Charles Donalies . . . Winner North Capitol Main Street’s 4th Annual Winter Blues & Silent Auction Contest Charles Donalies The Winner of 2 Reskins/Dallas Tickets … Continue reading

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