Posts Tagged ‘Alert D.C.’

Leaf Collection Starts Next Monday!

From the Department of Public Works to my inbox:
Leaves are falling and the Department of Public Works is ready to deploy more than 200 employees Monday, November 7, 2011 to start collecting them.  Leaf collection season runs through January 14, 2012, and every neighborhood in the District will have its leaves collected.
“Leaf collection is our [...]

Morning Roundup: The ‘Fenty Caved and Closed D.C. Government’ Edition

Dear Mayor Adrian Fenty,
You caved?! You closed the D.C. government? We had so much more faith in you than that.
Yes, the federal government is closed. City and county governments in Arlington, Alexandria, Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, and everywhere else are closed. The D.C. public school system, and every other school system in the [...]

UPDATE: Man Hit, Killed by Train at McPherson Square Station, Likely Intentional, Delays Expected

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UPDATED: 3:08 p.m.
The victim was a male, there was no age available at the time, and the preliminary investigation indicates it was intentional, according to a WMATA spokesman. There were several witnesses and authorities will be reviewing surveillance footage from the station.
UPDATED 3:05 p.m.
A person was struck and killed by blue line train [...]