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GU Petition Wants Falsely Admitted Students Expelled

An online petition called for Georgetown University to revoke the degrees of former students who were involved in the fraud and expel those still attending.

31st St. Bridge to Be Closed, Replaced

Plans now include closing off 31 Street from the bridge south to South Street and north to M Street. Only residential parking will be available on the rest of 31st Street during the closure period.

Ward 2 Council Member Jack Evans Reprimanded

A Council reprimand is not without precedent; the late longtime mayor and Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry and Ward 1 Council member Jim Graham were both reprimanded.

Admissions Scandal Hits Close to Home

The investigation has ensnared Georgetown University, in the person of Gordon Ernst, a former tennis coach who has been, according to reports, charged with racketeering and conspiracy.

Downtowner DC

Bald eagles Liberty and Justice abandoned, then returned to, their nest — and other recent news of note from around the District.

Evans Under Scrutiny by Federal Grand Jury

Early in 2018, the D.C. Board of Ethics and Government Accountability opened an investigation. The inquiry was suspended midyear “because of an ongoing law enforcement investigation.”

Del. Norton Cites D.C. Statehood Progress

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton reported on Feb. 21 that she had introduced H.R.51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, and obtained a record 155 original cosponsors.

Hyde-Addison School Project on Track for July 1

The reconstructed school, Georgetown's only public elementary school, is expected to open in August, on time. We’ll find out later if the project ended up on budget.

Management of Highbridge Apartments — Formerly the Georgetown Retirement Complex — Accused of Scam

The would-be first leasee forwarded all the documents to D.C.’s attorney general, who, she was told, has started an investigation.

Whatever Happened to Whole Foods?

A reopening of the Glover Park store appears increasingly unlikely, according to Eric Langenbacher, president of the Burleith Citizens Association.