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Gas Leaks, Explosions ‘Not Unusual’

The photos last Thursday, Sept. 13, were chilling.  Dozens of homes in the Boston suburbs suddenly exploded from unknown gas leaks caused by an...

Council May Overturn Tipped-Employee Minimum Wage Vote

In July, a majority of Council members co-introduced a bill to overturn Initiative 77. Mayor Bowser also came out against the vote’s outcome. That resolution will be taken up at the Sept. 17 Council meeting.

Downtowner DC Sept. 12, 2018

D.C. Breaks Ground on RFK Campus Project Mayor Muriel Bowser and Events DC kicked off phase one of the redevelopment of the empty Robert F....

Local Catholics Grapple With Clergy Sex Scandals, Cover-Ups

At Sunday Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on 36th Street in Georgetown, before the final blessing and departing hymn, upcoming parish events are...

Man Killed by Own Car in Glover Park

A man died in the driveway of his home in Glover Park after being pinned by his own car against an outside wall, D.C....

Rats: It Takes a Village

D.C. rats are back in the news. Last week, the Washington Post reported that in some D.C. neighborhoods (not Georgetown, but close), their numbers...

Powered Scooters, Bikes Beating Out Pedals

Electric-powered scooters and, increasingly, bikes — excuse us, we mean “pedal assist e-bikes” — may be an even more familiar sight in Georgetown after...

Voyeur Rabbi’s Victims to Get $25,000 Each

Fifty-two women secretly videotaped by an Orthodox rabbi in Georgetown between 2004 and 2014 as they undressed to immerse in a mikvah, a Jewish...

Town Hall on Small Cell Facilities, Sept. 13

Almost everyone agrees that Georgetowners increasingly depend on our mobile phones and other wireless devices to do our personal, professional and leisure activities around...

Business Ins & Outs Sept. 12, 2018

By Stephanie Green and Robert Devaney In: Guapo’s Shimmers at Washington Harbour Guapo’s, the Tex-Mex restaurant chain that began in Tenleytown almost 30 years ago, finally...