26 Jul 2011

Limited School Spots Create Demand — and Suspicions

With DC schools welcoming students in less than a month, waiting lists at sought-after Hill elementary schools have shaken out a teensy bit to allow some lucky few to enroll their children come Aug. 22. But luck here is relative. Peabody Elementary  preschool program here on the Hill  has the longest waitlist in the city […]

15 Jun 2011

ANC 6B June Meeting Recap

In case you decided to spend your evening doing something a bit more fun than sitting through a community meeting, here is what you missed: The ANC and Hill Center agreed on a voluntary agreement for a liquor license, displeasing a very vocal group of neighbors; the decision on supporting a fast food exemption to […]

07 Jun 2011

Upcoming Community Meetings

As I mentioned this morning in Hill Buzz, there is a special call meeting on the Hine School on June 21st to see a presentation of the revised plans; hear the community’s reactions; and vote on a second resolution.  The meeting will be at 7pm at The People’s Church, located at 535 8th St SE.  […]

31 May 2011

Redistricting Meetings Tonight; Hearing and Rally Wednesday

There will be a community meeting with Phil Mendelson tonight at 6:30 pm at St. Coletta’s School, located at 1901 Independence Avenue SE.  As Commissioner Brian Flahaven explained, “this is our last chance for a community discussion with redistricting subcommittee member Phil Mendelson before the hearing and Council vote. Make sure your voice is heard! […]

18 May 2011

6A Takes A Postion on Redistricting

At its May meeting, ANC 6A in Northeast Capitol Hill voted to take a position on redistricting, with rumors abounding as to the possible loss of communities on its eastern edge to Ward 7.  In a letter to Councilmembers Brown, Evans and Mendelson – members of the Special Committee on Redistricting – the ANC not […]

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