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by Sean Meehan — December 16, 2015 at 10:10 am 0

Eastern Market

Friendship Charter Schools Founder Plans to Retire — Donald Hense, the founder and head of Friendship Public Charter schools, plans to retire this summer. Friendship is one of the largest charter networks in the District and includes Chamberlain Elementary and Middle schools in Hill East. [Washington Post]

Folger Shakespeare Library Offering Ward 6 Discounts for Christmas Performance — The Folger Shakespeare library will offer discounted tickets for its Christmas performance at the Church of the Reformation at 212 East Capitol St. NE to Ward 6 residents. [Hill Rag]

Developer Secures Financing for 138-Unit Condo Building at The Yards — Developer PN Hoffman announced they have secured financing for a 138-unit condo building at the intersection of 4th and Tingey streets SE in The Yards, which will break ground in the beginning of next year. [JDLand]

H Street Streetcar Test Runs to Increase Today — The empty H Street streetcar will be making more trips up and down H Street NE for the next three weeks as the beleaguered tram gets ready for safety certification to carry passengers. [Hill Now]

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