24 Jul 2017

Editorials:

What Happened to the Community’s Role in the Justice System?

Denise Krepp serves the DC community as the ANC commissioner for SMD 6B10. She shares her frustration with a recent email exchange regarding a criminal investigation in her SMD; however, her concerns affect us all in Ward 6 and throughout the city. Please read and share. – María Helena Carey   In January 2017, a […]


10 Jul 2017

Editorials:

Maryland Drivers: Reality or Stereotype?

Recently, WAMU reporter Martin Austermuhle shared via Twitter a thought-provoking email he’d received. A reader took exception to Austermuhle’s (and, frankly, a lot of local Twitter’s) derision of Maryland drivers. The reader, herself a Maryland resident (and driver), felt that complaining about Maryland drivers in DC was a racist act: singling out former residents of DC […]


30 May 2017

Editorials:

WMATA Settlements and Your Tax Dollars

Last week, The Washington Post reported that 25 lawsuits against WMATA and the District of Columbia relating to the 2015 L’Enfant tunnel incident have been dismissed and no one knows why. According to The Washington Post, a lawyer representing several of the plaintiffs says he can’t explain why the cases were dismissed. WMATA and District […]


18 Nov 2016

Editorials:

Our Uneasy Thanksgiving Ahead

One of our readers shares his thoughts on Thanksgiving and on making efforts to get along during this season of gratitude and beyond. Thank you, Richard, for sharing your thoughts with us and with our readership. If you have an opinion piece you’d like to share, send us an email at thehillishome@gmail.com With a contentious […]


17 Oct 2016

Editorials:

Sidewalk Rubble Earns an F

As residents of DC, we are often frustrated by the slow response on behalf of the District’s agencies to solving problems that threaten our basic quality of life. Many of us may have wished for a chance to bend the Mayor’s ear and tell her what we’d fix around our neighborhood. ANC 6B10 commissioner Denise […]


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