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Bowser Urges Trump to ‘Reach a Deal’

Mayor Muriel Bowser sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Dec. 26, speaking for her constituents about the partial federal government shutdown, which started on Dec. 22.

Grinch Who Grabbed Packages Arrested

A man whose small shopping cart contained packages that were not his was arrested on P Street in Georgetown on Dec. 23.

Wawa Opens in Georgetown

President, CEO and "Lead Goose" Chris Gheysens commented on his and everyone's excitement, noting that the store is "not your typical Wawa." 

2 Originals: Nancy Wilson and Penny Marshall

Wilson and Marshall, both of whom died earlier this month, added a part of their unique selves, brought their special, transformative gifts to the arenas where their light shined: music and movies, respectively.

A State Funeral Illuminates the Life of George H.W. Bush and America         

State funerals are high and mighty, sometimes surreal occasions, solemn and full of formality, and, contrarily, stretched to the limits of theatrical and historical high...

Family Follows Tree from Oregon to Washington

Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.

Mayor Names Indianapolis Schools Head D.C. Chancellor 

Lewis D. Ferebee has been serving as Indianapolis superintendent since September of 2013. Following confirmation by the District Council, he is expected to begin work as DCPS chancellor on Jan. 31.

J.Paul’s to Close by Year-End

The classic saloon, which opened in 1982, was the flagship of restaurateur Paul Cohn, who launched other eateries in the 1980s.

2 Local ANC Incumbents Lose; Bowser, Council Incumbents Win

In the only contested races in the Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Kishan Putta defeated Ed Solomon and Gwendolyn Lohse defeated Jim Wilcox.

Ginkgo Tree Brouhaha in Town

The decision to cut down two female gingko trees on the 2700 block of Olive Street in Georgetown ignited an email conversation around town and the city.