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Park Planting 26 OCT

Please join us for our Fall planting of a selection of plants provided by DPR at the neighborhood triangle park, Michigan Avenue/12th Street/Shepherd on Saturday morning, 26 October, 9am. We have some weeding to do as well. WHEN: Saturday, 26 … Continue reading

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High Intensity Kelvin Lights

Hight intensity LED (light-emitting diode) streetlights, harsh on the eyes and likely detrimental to animal life, continue to be installed by DDOT.  These LET lights emit an unnaturally high percentage of blue-wavelength light of 4,000 Kelvins.  The American Medical Association … Continue reading

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Accident 1200 Michigan Avenue NE

Michigan Avenue NE closed with power line down, 1200 Block Michigan Avenue NE, 28 January 2019. Telephone pole in nearby alley down, one vehicle with visible damage, picture, 11:30 a.m. See visible damage top of truck.

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MPCA Meeting 1 OCT 2019

Neighbors and Member of Michigan Park Citizens Association, Please join President Ralph Bucksell after a long summer break to discuss issues and planning for our neighborhood. Much will be focused on the triangle park. WHEN: TUESDAY, 1 OCTOBER 2019, 6:30 … Continue reading

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Michigan Park History Page

One of the most asked questions is, “What are the boundaries of Michigan Park and the Michigan Park Citizens Association?”  The answer reflects the growth of the neighborhood since 1917.  Much of the nuance is captured in our MPCA article … Continue reading

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MPCA Minutes 2 April 2019

Michigan Park Citizens Association 2 April 2019 Turkey Thicket Recreational Center The meeting began at 6:30 with the Pledge of Allegiance. President Ralph Bucksell received an email this afternoon from the Mayor’s office asking that her representative from Department of … Continue reading

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MPCA Triangle Parks

Neighbors of Michigan Park Citizens Association completed the Spring cleanup and weeding of the triangle Park (12th/Michigan/Shepherd). Lots of crab grass had crept into the flower bed near the bus stop. And a great many leaves were removed from under … Continue reading

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MPCA Minutes February 2019

Michigan Park Citizens Association 5 February 2019 Turkey Thicket Recreational Center President Ralph Bucksell opened the meeting with the pledge of allegiance at 6:31 pm. The 5A03 Single Member Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) announced that at her upcoming  district meeting on Thursday … Continue reading

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MPCA Minutes October 2018

Michigan Park Citizens Association October 2, 2018 Turkey Thicket Recreational Center President Ralph Bucksell opened the meeting at 6:36 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Treasurer Beulah Sutherland reported no income or disbursements. Mr. Brian McClure, representative to Councilmember McDuffie, … Continue reading

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