New High School, Literacy Program News Popping in Georgetown

May 12, 2022

Breaking news about a new high school for Georgetown students on MacArthur Boulevard to open August 2023, and a new District training program to train teachers in the latest “how […]

Mask Mandates Dropped for D.C. Schools Starting Wednesday

March 14, 2022

On Wednesday, March 16, the District’s public school system will no longer require students and staff to wear masks indoors, DC Schools Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee announced over the weekend. […]

Sidewalks, Streets, Schools, Parks and Politics: Top Town Topics of 2021 

January 11, 2022

Georgetown in 2021 was abuzz with news and events even though so many of the normal activities of business, shopping, dining out, schools, the university, night life, non-profit and town […]

Downtowner DC: Razor Wire, E-Mopeds, Schools, Metrorail, Crime

March 1, 2021

Lime’s e-moped addition will make the company the first micro-mobility provider to offer three shared electric vehicle types on one platform.

‘Real School’ Returns to Hyde-Addison

February 2, 2021

The big entrance gate to Hyde Addison Public Elementary School at 3219 O St. NW. in Georgetown was open. Jaylin, a kindergarten student, and her mom Reina were just coming […]

ANC 2E Monday: MPD, DCPS, ABC and Jelleff

November 28, 2020

The agenda for tonight’s virtual meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E includes a presentation by Perkins Eastman regarding the Jelleff Recreation Center feasibility study.

D.C. Mayor, Union Agree to Open Schools — Maybe

November 16, 2020

If they reach a final agreement, the city will begin planning to offer some students in-person classes taught by union-member teachers in the second semester, starting in February. 

ANC 2E: MPD’s Bedlion to Share Election-Week Plans

October 30, 2020

At the Nov. 2 virtual meeting of the Georgetown-Burleith advisory neighborhood commission, Second District Cmdr. Duncan Bedlion will review the department’s preparations.

Hyde-Addison to Partially Reopen, Nov. 9

October 13, 2020

Georgetown’s only public elementary school will open only one classroom per grade, with no more than 11 students in each class. A second in-person option is called CARE.

D.C. Begins to Reopen One Small Step at a Time

September 29, 2020

A live entertainment pilot allows City Winery, GALA Hispanic Theatre, the Hamilton, the Kennedy Center, Pearl Street Warehouse and Union Stage to reopen with a maximum capacity of 50.