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Things We Take For Granted: Living in Ward 6

June 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill, Kingman Park, New Hill East, Stadium Armory

For those who follow local politics, this has not been an auspicious month for the DC Council. No need to go into all the details here, but as embarrassed as I am for my city, this is a good time to be from Capitol Hill and Ward 6. I happen to support Tommy Wells and […]

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Hill East to Stay in Ward 6

June 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment · New Hill East

A day before the first City Council vote on the proposed redistricting map that was released on May 26th, the lines have been redrawn again and it now looks like Hill East will stay in Ward 6.  According to WTOP and Housing Complex (and a tweet from Councilmember Yvette Alexander), Reservation 13 and the DC […]

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Redistricting Battle Not Over Yet for Schools

June 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment · New Hill East

Guest post by Joe Weedon At 9:12 PM on May 25th, the Washington Post’s Mike DeBonis posted the proposed redistricting map for the District, moving Hill East into Ward 7. Within minutes of DeBonis’ post, my Facebook status proclaimed “Redistricting battle over, we lost Hill East but saved the schools.” I couldn’t have been more […]

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In the Rearview – May on THIH and Beyond

May 31st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Barracks Row, Capitol Hill, New Hill East, Rosedale

What a month.  We went from celebrating spring to hatred and name-calling, and that was just among the City Council members.  May has been a pretty exciting month for us Hill residents.  I’ll cut right to it and save the rants about the weather (though it is a bit muggy these days, no?). What did […]

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Redistricting Meetings Tonight; Hearing and Rally Wednesday

May 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, New Hill East

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! […]

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