More Policing in Georgetown During Stay-at-Home Order

April 2, 2020

Now that street traffic has been greatly reduced by the stay-at-home order, officers are not the only ones more visible. So are potential lawbreakers.

Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Language Concern ANC

February 18, 2020

On Feb. 12, a quorum of Georgetown-Burleith advisory neighborhood commissioners lugged two thick copies to Visitation School for a two-hour-plus once-over.

Streetcar to Georgetown Kaput

January 23, 2020

The project was not included in any of the District Department of Transportation’s 2020 budget requests in a 600-plus-page document DDOT submitted to the District Council this week.

ANC Approves Bagel Shop as ‘Corner Store’

January 13, 2020

After a lively, sometimes heated debate on Jan. 7, ANC 2E voted 6-2 in favor of a proposal giving the owner of Call Your Mother a corner store zoning variance.  

Town Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 13

December 23, 2019

Mayor Bowser announced the city’s intention to transfer the administration of Ellington Field from DC Public Schools to the Department of Parks and Recreation. But the transfer has become controversial. 

Community Calendar:  Thanksgiving Help; ANC, OGB Next Week

November 25, 2019

On Thursday, volunteers are needed to help with the M Street Thanksgiving brunch for the homeless and less fortunate from 6 to 11 a.m.

Seeking Ways to Save Georgetown Retail

November 18, 2019

The Georgetown Business Improvement District will be collating and analyzing notes and ideas garnered at the Nov. 14 town forum to update its Retail Action Plan.

ANC Meeting Erupts in Protest Over Jelleff Agreement

September 5, 2019

Signs reading “Make Jelleff Public,” passionate statements and a resolution created on laptops in front of a packed crowd dominated the Sept. 3 meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E. 

Starrels Charged With Threatening Restaurant Owner, Customers

August 20, 2019

Bill Starrels, a former advisory neighborhood commissioner, was arraigned last week for alleged threats against Beshar Mehiar, owner of Charcoal Town Hookah & Shawarma, and his customers, because of late-night noise.

ANC’s Rick Murphy Catches a Thief

August 5, 2019

Murphy helped stop a shoplifter who was leaving the 7-Eleven at P Street and Wisconsin Avenue, near Murphy’s home, on July 31 at about 7:30 a.m., carrying unpaid merchandise.