Posts Tagged ‘Kenneth Ellerbe’

District Line Daily: Green Construction

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Our latest cover story is a look at how rich foreign investors are helping finance [...]

District Line Daily: Problem Not Solved in D.C. Fire Dept.

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Embattled D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe announced he will retire in July. But the problems aren't over [...]

District Line Daily: The Gay Issue

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Happy Pride Week! Our annual Gay Issue is on stands, and right here, today. This [...]

Lieutenant Involved in Medric Mills Case Has Retirement Approved, Faces No Disciplinary Action

The lieutenant who is accused of ignoring a dying elderly man outside her fire station was approved for retirement, a city official confirmed.
That means Lt. Kellene Davis, 51, who has worked in the department for more than 25 years, will not face any disciplinary action for her role in the incident. Her pension and retirement [...]

District Line Daily: Let’s Make a Deal

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Jeffrey Thompson, the businessman believed to be behind Mayor Vince Gray's 2010 shadow campaign, is [...]

District Line Daily: Busboys and Politics

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This week's cover story is a profile of Andy Shallal, the owner of Busboys and [...]

District Line Daily: Dope Politics

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The D.C. council gave preliminary approval to legislation that would decriminalize marijuana when smoked in [...]

District Line Daily: Buy D.C.

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This week's Washington City Paper has our comprehensive holiday shopping guide, with tons of advice on finding the perfect [...]

With 30 New Ambulances, Fire Department Seeks Redemption

Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe announced today the addition of 30 new ambulances to D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services' ailing fleet, a move he called a "turning point" in a "tumultuous time" for the department. The ambulances will all be delivered by the end of 2013, and each will run the city nearly $250,000. At a press [...]

Jack Evans Takes On FEMS

Leave it to the D.C. Council to face down the tough issues of the day.
Councilmember Jack Evans announced today that he would be taking on a cause dear to, apparently, every D.C. fire fighter. No, this doesn't have anything to do with the hydrant issues or suspect arson investigations. This has to do with the [...]

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