Bowser Names Robert Contee New Chief of Police

December 23, 2020

In tapping Contee, 48, a native Washingtonian who began his career in 1989 as an MPD cadet, the mayor chose to forgo a nationwide search to replace outgoing Chief Peter Newsham.

Downtowner DC: Holiday Market, Wilson High, Tidal Basin

November 16, 2020

Choosing not to let COVID get in its way, the open-air market at 8th and F Streets NW, which opens on Friday, Nov. 20, will have new health and safety protocols in place.

Brooke Pinto’s ‘Business Perspective’

August 10, 2020

As the youngest District Council member ever elected and the first woman to represent Ward 2, Democrat Brooke Pinto, 28, is off to a running start.

Georgetown Lawyer Protests Protests

August 6, 2020

Georgetown resident and lawyer Don Crockett sent a formal letter to the mayor decrying certain protests in Georgetown, as well as the May 31 looting that followed the downtown protests.

Ward 2 Council Member-Elect Brooke Pinto to Be Sworn In June 29

June 18, 2020

The term will last through this year, then Pinto, the youngest Council member and the first Ward 2 rep to succeed Jack Evans in almost 30 years, will likely continue in a new term in 2021.

D.C. Attorney General Investigating Clergy Abuse

October 25, 2018

A new portal was announced for victims to report abuse to the Office of the Attorney General. All of the allegations will be reviewed and, if needed, referred to the authorities.

All About Politics: Running (or Not) for Mayor, Governor

September 21, 2017

Former Mayor Vince Gray — who lost to Bowser in 2014 and is now the Council member from Ward 7 — very much wants to run again for mayor, our columnist believes.

Trump Rescinds DACA: Dealing With the DREAMers

September 7, 2017

Now Congress has six months to decide what to do about the DACA program and the dilemma of millions of immigrants living and working illegally in this country.