Georgetown Bus Service Reductions Planned

February 24, 2020

A public meeting with the WMATA board regarding the proposed changes is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. at the agency’s headquarters, 600 5th St. NW.

Jack Evans Files to Run in Both June Elections for His Old Seat

January 28, 2020

He’s baaaack … already. Just ten days after leaving his Ward 2 District Council seat that he held for almost 29 years, Jack Evans filed papers with the Board of […]

Standing Room Only at Ellington Field Meeting

January 21, 2020

On Jan. 15, close to 200 residents met with city officials from the Departments of Parks and Recreation, DC Public Schools and the Department of General Services about the field’s future.

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. 

120 Witnesses Testify Passionately About Jelleff Field

October 23, 2019

Among the speakers at the Oct. 21 roundtable, convened by the District Council Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs, were students from Hardy Middle School and Maret School.

Burleith Association Hosts Forum on Playing Fields

October 9, 2019

The future of the Ellington Athletic Field is full of promise. “All you have to do is decide what you want, and how much it will cost by November, and […]

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.

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. 

Evans’s Challenges Mount; Putta Announces

June 27, 2019

Effective June 27, Jack Evans resigned from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board. The latest challenger for his Council seat: Kishan Putta.

Survey Calls for Broader Programming at Jelleff 

April 3, 2019

 D.C. Parks and Recreation budgeted $7 million to renovate and upgrade the facilities at Georgetown’s Jelleff Community Center, tucked off of S Street next to the Wisconsin Avenue Safeway. The […]