Jasmin Benab, Mayor's liaison for Ward 4, moves on to a new position

Jasmin Benab, Mayor's liaison for Ward 4, moves on to a new position

She is moving on to a new position in DC government working for the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety. I'm quite positive she will do an outstanding job there. Here’s her letter…

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Mayor Bowser drops by Petworth for two upcoming events on Sunday: Meditation Park and Sherman Circle Social

Mayor Bowser drops by Petworth for two upcoming events on Sunday: Meditation Park and Sherman Circle Social

It's a busy weekend in Petworth (and it's probably gonna rain, again), but there are two upcoming events that Mayor Muriel Bowser plans on attending.

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After 51 years, Philip's Shoe Repair set to close, to be honored by CM Todd & Mayor on Saturday

After 51 years, Philip's Shoe Repair set to close, to be honored by CM Todd & Mayor on Saturday

After almost six decades on Upshur Street, Philip’s Shoe Repair is closing its doors as the owner, Philip Calabro is retiring. The last day for the store is November 18th. The DC Mayor and Ward 4 Councilmember will presenting Philip with a certificate of appreciation on the 11th.

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Alleypalooza 6 gives a facelift to Petworth’s worst alleys

Alleypalooza 6 gives a facelift to Petworth’s worst alleys

At long last, some of Petworth’s filthiest and broken up alleys are getting a facelift, thanks to Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Alleypalooza. This is the sixth phase of the city's ongoing initiative to focus on alley repair within DC, and will run from mid-October through mid-December. So far, the city has repaired more than 400 alleys through the program in the past several years.

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Broken street light? Get it fixed in a hurry this week with a text message.

Broken street light? Get it fixed in a hurry this week with a text message.

Those buzzing orange or yellow street lights keep the stars hidden from view at night, but they also help keep people safe on the street and alleys. When they break, getting DC to fix them can be a real challenge, to put it mildly.

To help address that, the Mayor's office is pushing a "week-long effort to identify street light outages across the District," according to a press release sent out yesterday by the Mayor's office. Along with the street light initiative, they're also launching "Text to DC311" as a new way of reporting issues for repair. 

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Roosevelt ribbon-cutting, school's open for students

Roosevelt ribbon-cutting, school's open for students

After many years and a $140 million renovation budget, Roosevelt High School, home of the Rough Riders, opened for students on Monday, August 22nd. The new class will graduate in 2021. Read some of the statements made at the ribbon cutting and see some pictures.

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DPW, Bowser, Hebrew Home & more: Notes from ANC 4C's May meeting

DPW, Bowser, Hebrew Home & more: Notes from ANC 4C's May meeting

With Christopher Shorter, Director of the Department of Public Works to Mayor Muriel Bowser and a conversation about budget issues and the renovations of the Hebrew Home on Spring Road, it was a long meeting. Notes and photos are provided thanks to Glen Lam.

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Discussion on crime & prevention tonight at Petworth Library

Discussion on crime & prevention tonight at Petworth Library

Join your neighbors and ANC 4C commissioners for a discussion on crime in the neighborhood, and ways to prevent becoming a victim, tonight at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library. 

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Discuss traffic & pedestrian safety with Mayor Bowser at Powell Elementary

Discuss traffic & pedestrian safety with Mayor Bowser at Powell Elementary

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser will be holding a meeting at Powell Elementary tomorrow, Wednesday, December 16 at 4pm to discuss traffic and pedestrian safety issues.

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