I have resided in Great Falls since 1986. For more than 25 years, I drove along Georgetown Pike, "a scenic byway," to the beltway before 6 a.m. on most business days.
Does any person or organization lay claim to the wooden birds that are being bolted to some traffic signs, poles and trees in the area?
Orthodox Christians in the U.S., Russia, Greece, Egypt, Ethiopia and throughout the Middle East, will be celebrating Easter on May 5. Why the difference? Why would Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter more than a month after Roman Catholics and Protestants?
I am opposed to the North/South corridor as I believe it is an ill-conceived transportation project.
An open letter to the Board of Education and the community: Recently, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) decided to consider moving the Potomac Elementary School (PES) to the Brickyard site.
Two weeks ago I attended a meeting of the Potomac Elementary School PTA and other concerned residents of Potomac. The topic of the meeting was the long-awaited modernization of Potomac Elementary School (PES).
Your editorial, "Value-added Evaluation," [The Connection, April 18-24, 2013] seems to appear regularly—in slightly different forms and it remains misguided.
Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Greenberg’s ruling, entered April 23, 2013 in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County:
Several of this year’s WMCCA meetings directly or indirectly focused on our area’s tree canopy. There is good reason for this attention to tree canopy — everything from the quality of our streams to our enjoyment of the outdoors is dependent on trees. The need for trees to remove pollution from the air and water, reduce flooding and limit the heat-island effect cannot be overstated.
Just received an e-mail flyer promoting the next “What’s Next Alexandria” community dialogue on April 30 at the First Baptist Church Activity Center on King Street.
Re: "Loaded With Debt" Alex. Gazette Packet, April 25, 2013. I hope that all those who voted the Republicans off the City Council are satisfied — actually I hope they are scared for our city — we all should be.
Soon the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station environmental impact statement (EIS) will be issued in draft form.
I would like to second last week’s letter "Losing Pools" written by Bill Rivers. It is an unfortunate situation and even worse than he stated.
Did you know: * Alexandria’s currently has around 146,000 residents, 30 percent of whom speak a language other than English at home.
Living under the sun all day, clothes covered with stains, overlaid with dust, water marked with dirt, empty pockets full of hope; this is daily life in Cambodia. When you see this image maybe you stop or flip the page, but perhaps there is something that you can do.