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21 Aug 2019

Opinions:

Withholding information protects the predators: Ask Deputy Mayor Paul Kihn to release data

Earlier this summer, 58 Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners (ANC) and State Board of Education (SBOE) representatives representing all wards in the city sent a letter to Mayor Bowser requesting information about sexual assault, abuse, and harassment in DC schools. We did so because of the sexual abuse that occurred at Capitol Hill Montessori, the latest in […]


13 Aug 2019

ANC:

Updates from your ANC commissioners

We periodically share updates from your ANC commissioners, edited for brevity and clarity. Although these are most pertinent to particular single member districts (SMDs), the information shared is of interest to the whole Capitol Hill community. Are you an ANC commissioner who shares regular updates? Add thehillishome@gmail.com to your distribution list, please! –María Helena Carey and Kate […]


12 Aug 2019

Opinions:

City: Do Your Job. Protect Our Children.

Danica Petroshius and her husband are Capitol Hill residents and have two children, a rising 4th grader and a rising 6th grader, both attending Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan (CHML). At CHML, Danica volunteers as a School Improvement Team member, a Local School Advisory Team member, PTSO Advocacy Committee Chair, and is a past PTSO […]


12 Aug 2019

News:

Street Justice: Prince George’s Sets Lackluster Road Safety Goal

Gordon Chaffinis a freelance journalist who focuses on infrastructure and traffic news and insights for Street Justice. You can support independent journalism by subscribing to Gordon’s Street Justice newsletter: He’s offering a 20% discount to THIH readers. See more information below. –Maria Helena Carey Prince George’s Sets Lackadaisical Road Safety Goal Last Month, Prince George’s County debuted its own Vision Zero initiative with the goal of eliminating traffic fatalities in the County. Until now, Prince George’s County […]


08 Aug 2019

Volunteering & Giving:

Help Capitol Hill Village and make new friends

By Liz Festa, THIH contributor and Capitol Hill Village volunteer Many of our older Hill-area neighbors have trod, sashayed or picked their way over cobblestone, rubble, marshes, dance floors and asphalt, but now their pace has slowed and their steps are harder won.  Although they’ve taken so many steps, a senior living here would like […]


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