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by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2018 at 5:15 pm 0


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by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2018 at 3:55 pm 0


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“Dear PoPville,

Having just rescued a dog whose social preferences I am still learning, and as someone who lives next to a beautiful hiking trail, I’ve been wondering: would dog owners be more inclined to obey leash laws if they understood that doing so makes these trails a welcome space for *all* dogs?

When a dog owner refuses to leash their dog, they are marking that trail as a space for dog-social dogs only. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I’m hoping someone can help me figure out a question I have about changing my name with the DMV. I got married last year and have changed my name with Social Security, but have yet to receive my updated card.

Can I go to DC DMV with my marriage license and get my name changed without the updated Social Security card? I’m reading conflicting information online and can’t get a straight answer when calling 311.

by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2018 at 2:55 pm 0

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share for the regular fix please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood. AdoPtville is run by two volunteers who compile these pets weekly from local shelters.

Sweet Seraphina is a gentle, petite girl who loves to be near her humans. In fact, her favorite spot is on the couch right next to you. She loves ear rubs, chin scratches, and lots of whispered sweet nothings! She will even meow or chirp to let you know she loves the attention!

We think Seraphina hurt her back before landing at an area shelter, but she is fully recovered now and is discovering how much fun it is to race around the house and be an active young kitty again! To learn more about Seraphina, please visit Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation’s website.

Unlike many seniors, Bruno decided he didn’t like Florida, so he packed his bags and moved up North. This 8 year old fellow loves to be showered with pets and attention. He’s still playful for his age, and he loves snuggling. He would, however, prefer to be the only dog in his home. Why not adopt Bruno and show him all that the DC area has to provide! To learn more, visit Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation’s website.

by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I had a taste for some dessert and remembered that there’s a new Insomnia Cookies on H St near my condo in Trinidad (half a mile away).

To my surprise (or dismay), Insomnia Cookies has specifically carved Trinidad OUT of its delivery zone. Maybe they think this is the Trinidad of 2006…even if it was, residents still deserve delivery options.

Does anyone know of any other H St food locations refusing to deliver to Trinidad??”

by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 770 Maine Ave, SW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2200 / 1br – 564ft2 – Workforce Housing Program- Allowable Income Up To $98,448

Define your Experience!
Located in a historic waterfront neighborhood, this contemporary one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at Incanto is now available. When you enter the residence, you will quickly discover modern plank flooring throughout the main living spaces. The home is comfortable and inviting, thanks to the open floor plan. Continue into the expansive kitchen, which includes sleek stainless steel appliances that pair well with the glass tile backsplash and white quartz counters. The luxurious bathroom features large-format tile and elegant fixtures. Incanto also offers a unique living experience with exclusive access to 24-hour concierge services, valet dry cleaning, and secure package storage. Here, residents can enjoy everything the Wharf has to offer, including unprecedented waterside amenities, delicious restaurants, and exciting entertainment venues. Schedule your visit to this vibrant community today.

Floor Plan/Unit Amenities: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Lorie Shaull

Thanks to Adelle for passing on the NBC story:

“An I-Team analysis of databases obtained under the Freedom of Information Act from D.C. Public Schools and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) show approximately one of every four D.C. Public Schools teachers worked without licensure during the 2017-18 school year.”

Read the full story here.

From CM Grosso’s office:

“The following is a statement from Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large), chairperson of the Committee on Education, on the news reports regarding unlicensed D.C. Public Schools staff: (more…)

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