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UDC’s New Free Master’s in Social Work: A Response to D.C.’s Social Worker Shortage

D.C. Council signs a bill that will create a free Master's in Social Work at UDC, to address the city's pressing social worker shortage amid rising homelessness.

New Arlington councilmembers promise to continue zoning debate

New county board members say the "missing middle" zoning plan needs to be reworked.

DDOT seeks funding for SE/SW Freeway bridge repairs

Bridges on the I-695 SE/SW Freeway need repairs, but residents can expect to see construction begin in 2026 at the earliest.

Experts commend Alexandria public schools for new telemental health partnership

“Technology has been a godsend” for students signing-up to receive treatment from Hazel Health.

Crime is rising in Georgetown and civic groups want the District to act

The Metropolitan Police Department reports that crime in the neighborhood is up 27%. That increase is mainly due to an increase in robbery, theft, and vehicle theft

Fire Weather Watch issued in Northern Virginia

The National Weather Service issued a fire weather watch for parts of Northern Virginia this afternoon.  Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax are among those jurisdictions impacted by the fire weather watch.  In Northern...

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