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Back to New Schools: ‘Every Day Counts’

Mayor Bowser, Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee and Principal Calvin Hooks presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hyde-Addison Elementary School on Aug. 21. 

New Executive Director at Georgetown Heritage

For the past seven years, Jeffrey L. Nichols was president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, outside of Lynchburg, Virginia.

Hyde-Addison Transformed: Georgetown’s Public Elementary School Is Student-Ready 

Principal Calvin Hooks smiled broadly late Friday afternoon, Aug. 9, as some 40 parents and children ooh-ed and aah-ed and commented: “Amazing!” Hooks was...

Montrose Park’s Memorial Sphere Vandalized

The sphere was installed in 1956 by the Georgetown Garden Club as a memorial to Sarah Louisa Rittenhouse, who lobbied Congress from 1904 to 1911 to buy the Montrose estate for a public park.

Evans Slapped With $20,000 Fine by D.C. Ethics Board

Anyone who thought things had quieted down in the ethics controversy surrounding Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans was mistaken.

ANC’s Rick Murphy Catches a Thief

Murphy helped stop a shoplifter who was leaving the 7-Eleven at P Street and Wisconsin Avenue, near Murphy's home, on July 31 at about 7:30 a.m., carrying unpaid merchandise.

Sticx Eatery Coming to Wisconsin Ave.

Expect to see such items as chicken meatballs, grilled and skewered veggies, tofu on a stick and shrimp teriyaki. Owner Aung Myint is also looking forward to bringing a dish called “hoi jor” to the menu.

Evans’s Challenges Mount; Putta Announces

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

Business Ins & Outs: Bagelry, Cafe, Chocolatier, Deck for Milano

Coming soon to Georgetown (pending some approvals) are: Call Your Mother, La Jolie Bleue, L.A. Burdick and Cafe Milano's new deck.

31st St. Bridge to Close for 18 Months

While local traffic and limited parking for residents will continue north and south of the bridge, the stretch of 31st Street NW from K to M Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic through the summer of 2020.