Category Archives: Local Politics

Meet & Greet Ward 5 candidate Kenyan McDuffie – Apr 24

See this message from Bloomingdale resident John Salatti. Make History by Electing the Ward 5 Councilmember: Kenyan McDuffie Neighbors, Next month people in this community have the ability to decide who the next Councilmember for Ward 5 is going to … Continue reading

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Ward 5 Candidate Debate March 3rd

WTOP 103.5 FM, Brookland Heartbeat newspaper, and the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia are sponsoring THE WARD 5 CANDIDATE DEBATE. The debate will take place Saturday, March 3rd at 3:00 PM at Catholic University. Doors open … Continue reading

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Anita Bonds for Council Member?

Apparently our very own Anita Bonds, former ANC 5c01 Commissioner, is considering a run for Ward 5?  Ms. Bonds – I hope you’ll let us know first if you decide to go for it! Take a look at the contenders … Continue reading

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GGW post: “Ward 5 needs more, smaller ANC’s”

Matt Rumsey has posted an entry at the Greater Greater Washington blog regarding his suggestion to reduce the size of Ward 5’s ANCs. Ward 5 needs more, smaller ANC`s by Matt Rumsey   •   August 23, 2011 1:30 pm http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/11650/ward-5-needs-more-smaller-ancs What … Continue reading

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Ward 5 ANC Redistricting

On June 30th, 2011, I attended a meeting held by Council Member Harry Thomas to organize a committee that will lead the efforts for the redistricting of the ANC boundaries in the 5th Ward. Community members are encouraged to join … Continue reading

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Important Meetings Notices Impacting Our Community

Dear Neighbors,  I trust all of you had a safe and great 4th of July weekend. This week, there are some key meetings and hearings that have a tremendous impact on our area. Below are the key days/dates and meetings … Continue reading

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Proposed New Boundaries for MPD

Neighbors,  Metropolitan Police has released the new proposed PSA boundaries for the 5th District. I have reached to Commissioner Thomas and Commissioner Pinkney to hold a joint community meeting for us to discuss this realignment and the impact it may … Continue reading

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Save the Dates – Our Neighborhood is Alive

Monday, April 4 at 7pm Bates Area Civic Association Meeting, Mt. Sinai Church on Q and 3rd ST NW – if you attend one meeting only, this may be it. Guest list for the Civic Association Meeting Include:

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Redistricting game begins

Since Ward 5 is too small, I doubt the BACA area will be moved, but who knows? I snagged this post from the Shaw list serv.  The website application allowing everyone to redistrict themselves is very cool. Check it it … Continue reading

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Tell mayor how to balance the budget

Mayor Gray Seeks Citizen Input on 2012 Budget with Online Survey DC residents are encouraged to share thoughts on how to balance the budget. The citizen’s survey is another method of community engagement and collaboration. — Mayor Vincent C. Gray

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