Pinto, McDuffie Call on Mayor to Ease COVID Restrictions
District Council members Brooke Pinto and Kenyan McDuffie made an impassioned plea on behalf of their wards’ schoolchildren, families, workers and businesses.
BID Proposes 5,000 Feet of Streatery Decking
The pilot project will come under review of the Old Georgetown Board, as well as the District Department of Transportation’s public space committee, on Feb. 4.
Happy Birthday, Dr. Fauci!
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaimed today, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, Anthony S. Fauci Day in Washington, D.C. It’s the good doctor’s 80th birthday.
Bowser Names Robert Contee New Chief of Police
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.
Mayor Issues ‘Holiday Pause’ of Activities
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser encouraged residents to exercise extreme caution during the holiday season to keep the spread of COVID-19 from getting worse.
D.C. Mayor, Union Agree to Open Schools — Maybe
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.
School Without Walls Controversy Explodes
A student-organized march to demand former Principal Richard Trogisch’s reinstatement is planned for Saturday, Nov. 17, at noon at the School Without Walls High School.
Hyde-Addison to Partially Reopen, Nov. 9
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.
CAG Annual Meeting: Remote, But ‘Better Together’
Normally held in May, the annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, at which new officers are introduced and plans for the new year shared, instead took place virtually on Sept. 22.
Opening of D.C. Schools: A Work in Progress
D.C. schools are expected to switch over to in-person instruction, at least partially, in the second term, which begins Nov. 9, “if medical conditions warrant,” according to school officials.