Homelessness: A Growing Neighborhood Concern

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

D.C. Renaming Proposals Scrutinized

In its analysis, the DCFACES Working Group "reviewed the namesake legacy of 153 assets, including schools, residential housing, streets, neighborhoods, parks, recreation centers, libraries and monuments."

Panel on Racism’s Legacy in Georgetown, Sept. 1

Admission to the online panel discussion and Q&A, “Reckoning the Legacy of Race and Racism in Georgetown,” on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., is free.

D.C. Public School Starts Today — With All Buildings Closed

Ideally, all students should be able to get DCPS programs online with their student ID and have a device with a keyboard and, if possible, headphones.  

500 GU Students Show Up on Move-In Weekend

Once the students checked in, they were given virus test kits. They had agreed to take the tests, give them to university health officials, then self-quarantine for two weeks.

Police Seek Suspect in P St. Armed Robbery; Stabbing on 30th St.

On Aug. 18, there was an armed robbery in Georgetown, and also protests near restaurants. A stabbing occurred early the following morning.

D.C.’s Democratic Delegates Go Virtual

The Democratic National Convention was to take place in Milwaukee from July 13 to 16. But that was before COVID-19. 

Reenergized: Rose Park Farmer’s Market

The market boasts new vendors, enthusiastic young volunteers — including teenagers who are maintaining the market’s Instagram and Facebook accounts — and a community-friendly configuration.

In Sudden Reversal, GU Goes All-Virtual

Georgetown University was originally supposed to bring 2,000 undergrads, including all freshmen, to the main campus this fall.

‘Georgetown Karen’ Confronted by Street Protesters

On Saturday, about a dozen protesters with noisemakers faced off with police officers and the driver of a car that the youths claim tried to run them down.