Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec February 17, 2015 at 9:15 am 0

Snowfall measurement, Feb. 17, 2015 (Photo via Twitter/Charles Allen)

Snow Total — Capitol Hill got 4 inches of snow, according to Ward 6 Councilman Charles Allen’s measurement. Another local measured 5 inches of accumulation. [Twitter/Charles Allen; Twitter/LBFindMyStrong]

CSX Tunnel Lawsuit to Be Heard Today — A District Court judge will hear a petition today to stop the $170 million Virginia Avenue tunnel project. ANC 6B Commissioner Kirsten Oldenburg said she hoped the litigation would not delay the project. [Washington Post]

Quaker House Fighting D.C. Tax Office — The William Penn House, the Quaker center at 515 E. Capitol St. SE, may be forced to close because of a battle with the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue. The city considers the house of worship a hotel — not a tax-exempt church — because they rent beds to people on educational or ministry trips. [NBC Washington]

Eastern Branch Boys & Girls Club Update — ANC 6B commissioners and locals were critical at a meeting last week of both plans to create senior housing in the long-closed Eastern Branch Boys & Girls Club building at 261 17th St. SE. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Photo via Twitter/Charles Allen


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