Layer of Annoyance Surfaces at ANC Meeting

April 12, 2021

At the March 30 virtual meeting, even the very favored National Park Service came in for some grumpiness regarding a construction project.

3 ‘Must-Follow’ Issues at March ANC Meeting

March 8, 2021

The March 1 meeting of ANC 2E was both long and newsworthy, tapping into hot issues that The Georgetowner intends to cover in the coming weeks and months. 

ANC Revs Up Over Speed Limit Issue

February 4, 2021

At ANC 2E’s monthly meeting last Monday, a lively discussion broke out about two longstanding issues: speed limits and large truck traffic in residential areas.

As Cold Weather Hits, More Help for Unsheltered

November 11, 2020

Georgetown Ministry Center, dedicated to “ending homelessness one person at a time,” is responding with new leadership and expanded programs.

Saving Georgetown’s Ginkgo Trees

October 5, 2020

Trees for Georgetown proposed a pilot program in which a crew will clean the sidewalks on 27th Street between N and Dumbarton Streets for six weeks.

Wisconsin Ave. Repaving to Finish by Oct. 19

October 1, 2020

A DDOT roadway resurfacing and sidewalk repair project is underway on Wisconsin Avenue, through Georgetown community groups weren’t given much notice.

Homelessness: A Growing Neighborhood Concern

September 3, 2020

Positive developments regarding the issue of homelessness include the reopening of Georgetown Ministry Center, which is offering “modified window services.”

Sidewalk Widening Plans, Concerns in Georgetown

July 13, 2020

Can Georgetown’s brick sidewalks accommodate socially distanced diners, lines of customers, curbside pickups and drop-offs, sidewalk sales and pedestrians?

More Policing in Georgetown During Stay-at-Home Order

April 2, 2020

Now that street traffic has been greatly reduced by the stay-at-home order, officers are not the only ones more visible. So are potential lawbreakers.

Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Language Concern ANC

February 18, 2020

On Feb. 12, a quorum of Georgetown-Burleith advisory neighborhood commissioners lugged two thick copies to Visitation School for a two-hour-plus once-over.