The Department of Youth Services, in partnership with the Office on Aging, is offering free lawn cutting for seniors beginning July 8, 2011. All youth will be supervised. Priority will be given to seniors who are physically challenged or living alone. To sign up a senior for the lawn cutting service, contact Courtney Williams at … More Free Grass Cutting Available for Seniors
Have you seen more instances of graffiti around the District of Columbia or in your neighborhood? Has your home ever been tagged with graffiti? Are you familiar with DPW’s free graffiti abatement program and other initiatives to help property owners clean up graffiti? Are you a business that gets repeatedly tagged with graffiti and looking … More DPW Online Chat – March 30, on Grafitti Removal
Quick Recap of BACA Meetings The first quarter of BACA meetings and projects have been extremely eventful and productive. In January – William P. Regan, Principal, Urban Matters provided and overview of the final plans for the M.M. Washington building. The 90 unit senior housing project will include a 5,000 square foot community room. Commissioner … More Did You Miss a BACA Meeting? You Missed A Lot!!!!!
Leaves are just starting to fall and the Department of Public Works is ready to deploy 200 employees Monday, November 8, 2010 to start collecting them. Leaf collection season runs through January 15, 2011, and every neighborhood in the District will have its leaves collected. Leaf collection is our most labor-intensive program. For two and … More [MPD-5D] DPW TO BEGIN COLLECTING LEAVES MON., NOV. 8;
Your BACA Safety Committee wishes to ensure your home is safely equipped with a smoke detector. Smoke detectors are available for free from the District of Columbia Fire and EMS Department. You may fill out a request online by visiting the DC Fire and EMS Department Website or click on the link below.
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Thanks to Mary Ann for forwarding this info: Christian Communities Group Homes, a service of Episcopal Senior Ministries, now offers competitively priced small home repairs including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, and basic handyman services.. Additionally, preventative service packages and resources and guidance for homeowners in need of major repair work are available. AIP/HRM services are … More Handyman services for seniors
Some of you have seen me or my girlfriend Ama out front in the garden on 3rd Street NW. We’re by no means professionals, but I’ve let myself become obsessed and in the process have learned quite a bit. This season will be our first season growing at something close to capacity for our little … More Growing food in Shaw
Welcome to the NEW Bates Area Civic Association blog. In an attempt to connect with our neighbors and be as transparent and welcoming to all residents of ANC 5C01, we have started this blog. We would like to welcome residents to make guest postings to this blog (contact the administrators listed on the ABOUT page … More Welcome to the new BACA blog