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Georgetown Rats Beware: The Iceman Cometh

The newest way to kill rats and other burrowing pests was introduced by Gerard Brown of the Department of Health’s rodent control division at...

Fair Wage Initiative Repealed

After weeks of demonstrations and a hearing that lasted 16 hours — until 3 a.m. on Sept. 17 — the D.C. Council on Tuesday,...

Holy Trinity School to Mark 200 Years

By Karen McCooey To celebrate 200 years of “students for others,” Holy Trinity School is inviting its Georgetown neighbors to take part in a 200th...

More Arlington Bridge Closures

The 86-year-old bridge, closed daily from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. since Wednesday, Oct. 3, will close at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, and remain closed all weekend, reopening at 5 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8.

Five Reported Gas Leaks in One Day

ANC member Jim Wilcox has been in contact with Jack Evans, Georgetown’s representative on the D.C. Council, and Washington Gas’s director of corporate public policy about the rising concerns.

Gas Leaks, Explosions ‘Not Unusual’

The photos last Tuesday, Sept. 11, were chilling. Dozens of homes in the Boston suburbs suddenly exploded from unknown gas leaks caused by an...

Repeal Likely for Initiative 77

The long-anticipated D.C. Council meeting to consider a proposal to repeal Initiative 77 — the so-called Fair Wage Act for the District’s tipped employees,...

A Bench for Betsy

The Betsy McGregor Cooley bench at Volta Park was unveiled Sept. 23, as friends, family and community leaders recalled their time with Cooley, the...

Small Cell Plans Challenged

It seems inevitable that small cell technology — variously pictured as big and small boxes with a tangle of wires emanating from them —...

No Answer to Airline Noise in Sight

In a mind-numbing presentation on Sept. 20, Randy Waldeck of the CSDA Design Group concluded, yet again and with a shrug, that airplane noise is increasing and there’s not much that can be done about it.