Monthly Archives: December 2010

Volunteers with Bicycle knowledge needed

WABA and The Convention Center will be holding an annual Kids Bike Rodeo on Jan. 15 and 16 as a part of the Health and Fitness Expo. Help some young bike riders while fighting that winter cabin fever. This volunteer … Continue reading

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BACA January 10, 2011 Meeting

At this meeting, we will be discussing:  M.M. Washington Development – this project has already been approved by the City Council during the disposition hearing that took place several months ago. At this stage, the developer is seeking community engagement … Continue reading

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BACA Looks Forward to 2011

Dear Friends and Neighbors, 2011 will bring some great opportunities and some great challenges for our community. Our involvement as home owners and stake holders will be essential to make our neighborhood thrive. I hope you join the Bates Area … Continue reading

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Dunbar track to go

“The new Dunbar will go up beside the old one, meaning that students won’t have to be moved into “swing space” at another building. But it does mean that that the school’s $3 million athletic field, installed in 2007, will … Continue reading

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P ST to Finally Get Tree Boxes

The Urban Forestry Administration (UFA) will soon begin work to expand and create tree boxes on P ST, between N. Capitol ST NE and 12 ST NW, on December 20, 2010. This work is expected to take 15 working days … Continue reading

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take the North Capitol Main Street survey evaluating our business district

  See this message from Lonna Hook, Executive Director, North Capitol Main Street:                                                                                                                    North Capitol Main Street would like your feedback as we formulate our plans for 2011.  Please take a few moments and complete the survey our business … Continue reading

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Terms for M.M. Washington Development

Though the RFP submitted by Mt. Lebanon, Urban Developers should be a public record available through the D.C. Website, the document is not available. I have made a request from the Deputy Mayor’s Office to receive a copy of this … Continue reading

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Making Our City Safer – Message from Mayor Elect

I’ve repeatedly said that we cannot talk about giving our children a high-quality education or creating jobs for District residents without discussing how to create safer communities in every neighborhood of our city. That’s why today I’m delighted to announce … Continue reading

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DDOT Update: New York Avenue, NE Corridor Construction Projects

In an effort to help keep the community, commuters and other stakeholders informed, the District Department of Transportation has issued the following release to media on updates related to construction projects in the New York Avenue, NE corridor.  Two Bridge … Continue reading

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Community Survey for Senior Community Center at M.M. Washington

Dear Neighbors, The developers for the M. M. Washington school would like additional input from out community in the design of the Community Center to be located at the Senior Housing Building. Please review the attached documents and complete the … Continue reading

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