Top 2019 News in Georgetown: Evans, Jelleff, Bikes, Scooters

December 23, 2019

Here’s a review of several top topics: access to playing fields, the plans for the Jelleff Center’s reconstruction, the increase in e-bikes and scooters and the fate of Council member Jack Evans.

Ward 2 Council Candidates Debate, Minus Evans

September 30, 2019

Long-term Council member Jack Evans did not participate in the Sept. 26 debate, as he has not yet declared his candidacy for the 2020 race.

Evans Fails to Persuade Council With Vague Answers

July 3, 2019

Amid the questioning at the July 2 administrative meeting, Council members Charles Allen and David Grosso affirmed they want Evans to lose his chairmanship of the Finance committee.

Post Story Brings Evans Controversy to a Head

December 24, 2018

The Dec. 21 story says that Evans promoted emergency legislation in 2016 that would have helped Digi Outdoor Media in its pursuit of its business goals in the District.  

Mayor Names Indianapolis Schools Head D.C. Chancellor 

December 6, 2018

Lewis D. Ferebee has been serving as Indianapolis superintendent since September of 2013. Following confirmation by the District Council, he is expected to begin work as DCPS chancellor on Jan. 31.

At-Large Council Race Brings Drama to Midterms

October 22, 2018

The opposition to incumbent Elissa Silverman has been recently led by the mayor, who’s been highly vocal and emphatic in her support for Dionne Reeder.

Bill Pending on Parking, Speeding Fines

July 23, 2018

The bill, approved unanimously by the D.C. Council, would reduce penalties for failing to pay parking and speeding tickets and allow payment via community service. It awaits the mayor’s signature or veto.

Town Topics March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

By Peggy Sands and Robert Devaney As Council Chair, Mendelson Looks for Compromise During his years as an at-large member of the District Council, from 1999 to 2012, Phil Mendelson […]

Downtowner Feb. 7, 2018

February 7, 2018

Discovery Communications Exiting Silver Spring The company that runs the Discovery Channel will vacate its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, probably in 2019. Many employees will move to a new […]