Back to School (Sort of) in Georgetown
As schools in D.C. and Georgetown grapple with being fully online, fully in-person or a mix this fall, we must ask: What is best for children, teachers and staff — […]
Community Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 15
The Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled a meeting at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to discuss potential uses of the field, located between 39th Street and River Road NW.
Top 2019 News in Georgetown: Evans, Jelleff, Bikes, Scooters
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.
120 Witnesses Testify Passionately About Jelleff Field
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.
Funding Announced for Ellington Field, Rebuilt Jelleff Center
Mayor Muriel Bowser has budgeted $25 million to tear down and rebuild the 50-year-old Jelleff Recreation Center, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans told attendees at an Oct. 7 community meeting.
ANC Meeting Erupts in Protest Over Jelleff Agreement
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.
Burning Questions About Jelleff Center Plans
Many Georgetown residents see the planned renovation of the building as the one chance in decades to provide space for community programs ranging from yoga to computer classes.