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by Sean Meehan January 11, 2016 at 11:15 am 3 Comments

Eastern Market Metro station

Man Sentenced to Prison for Break-Ins at Two Northeast Homes — Tavon Barber, a 20-year-old D.C. resident was sentenced to 40 years in prison in connection with two burglaries committed nearly two years ago. The first burglary happened in NoMa on the 1100 block of 6th Street NE. [Washington Post]

Hill East Residents Express Concerns Over Proposed Substance Abuse Recovery Center — About 40 Hill East residents  et with the District Department of Behavioral Services and the leaders of Andromeda Transcultural Health Services to voice their concerns over a planned recovery center at the intersection of 15th Street SE and South Carolina Avenue SE. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Watchdog Group Questions Pepco Deal for D.C. United Stadium Naming Rights — The Chesapeake Climate Action Network and watchdog group Public Citizen released a research paper arguing that Pepco’s $25 million deal for naming rights near the future D.C. United stadium on Buzzard Point is unprecendented and possibly connected to the Pepco-Exelon merger. [WAMU]

36-Unit Residential Building Planned for Hill East — Developer Pecar Properties is planning to raze three rowhomes and a church on the 1300 block of K Street SE to build a 36-unit residential building that will finish in late 2017. [Capitol Hill Corner]


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