The Hill Rag

07/27/2017 - 11:08am
The Department of Public Works (DPW) has added additional hours to accept District residents’ Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)  and electronic recyclable items, or e-cyclables. Materials will be accepted Thursday, August 3 and Thursday, August 31 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., in addition to regular Saturday service from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Ft. Totten Transfer Station, 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE. District residents may bring HHW items such as pesticides, batteries and... >>more
07/27/2017 - 10:45am
At 7:47 a.m. Wednesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue NE. At 12:37 p.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 600 block of Elliot Street NE. At 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1900 block of Massachusetts Avenue SE on charges of Simple Assault on a Police Officer. At 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon. At 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday, a man... >>more
07/26/2017 - 10:59am
Ward 6 Week continues! Friday, join Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6-D) on a morning bicycle tour of Southwest. The tour begins at 8 a.m. at the Southwest Duck Pond (6 Street and I (Eye) Street SW) before wheeling over to check out the progress on the Buzzard Point soccer stadium and the final stages of work on The Wharf, the latter scheduled to open in less than four months. The tour will visit historic sites on the way before ending at the Waterfront Metro. RSVP here. Anyone can join if... >>more
07/25/2017 - 12:52pm
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced Tuesday that she will submit a bill to extend the District of Columbia’s lease for Robert F. Kennedy Memorial (RFK) Stadium with the National Park Service by 50 years. The Congresswoman said the extended time will provide the long-term control of the site necessary to secure financing for development planned by Events DC. Events DC has presented plans that currently include multipurpose fields, a market hall, a sports and recreation... >>more
07/25/2017 - 11:32am
The District Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District announced Tuesday that a second arrest was made in a shooting that took place Monday July 10 on the 1300 block of I Street NE. On July 10, police responded to reports of gunshots at the above address. They found a one-year-old boy who had been shot several times. His injuries were not life-threatening. He was transported to hospital for treatment. On Tuesday, police announced that they had arrested a 27-year-old man from Southeast... >>more
07/25/2017 - 11:14am
After a busy weekend for First and Fifth District MPD, Monday was a relatively quiet day for crime on the Hill. At 9:17 a.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 800 block of 18th Street NE on charges of Threats to Kidnap or Injure a Person. Thefts from Cars There were thefts from cars on the following blocks: The 500 block of I Street SW The 1400 block of G Street SE Reporting Illegal Activity Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees... >>more
07/24/2017 - 5:26pm
There seems to be a tacit understanding between Frank Iero fans and the artist himself: loyalty and intensity know no bounds. Show goers lined up as early as late afternoon to ensure a prime concert participation spot last Friday night at U Street Music Hall, a basement venue with a capacity of 500. The stage can be seen easily even from the very back, but this crowd, which included young high schoolers as well as late day punks…..some of whom had travelled from North Carolina or Georgia... >>more
07/24/2017 - 10:52am
On Friday July 14th, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) held the ‘Top 100’ banquet and awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. Music on the Hill (801 D St. NE) was honored as one of the top 100 music stores in North America, a distinction they have held for the past two years. This year, Music on the Hill was also one of three finalists in the "Top Emerging Dealer" category, which recognizes music stores who have opened in the past five years. Music... >>more
07/24/2017 - 10:23am
Friday At 9:17 a.m. Friday, a man was arrested at the First District Substation on charges of Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles and Dirt Bikes. At 9:27 a.m. Friday, a man was arrested at the First District Substation on charges of Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles and Dirt Bikes. At 6:20 p.m. Friday, a woman was arrested on the 1900 block of D Street SE on charges of Threats To Do Bodily Harm. At 6:14 a.m. Friday, there was a robbery on the 1900 block of M Street NE. At 10:37 p.m. Friday,... >>more