Most of Georgetown is witnessing a reduction in traffic and parking on our streets, which began right after Memorial Day. I do not recall previously having seen such a drop-off in traffic. Many students at Georgetown University have departed...
Organized “villages” in D.C. help meet the needs of a growing population of seniors so they can successfully live in their own homes. In addition to the services we discussed in last week’s column, Northwest Neighbors Village runs a...
Communication sets the tone for a neighborhood. Shepherd Park residents continue to look to improve ways to share information and develop relationships with each other; government agencies and personnel; local organizations; schools; and businesses. Association president Mark Pattison and...
Georgetown had a busy time last week with several social events. On Tuesday, Nancy Taylor Bubes hosted a fundraiser at her home for Mayor Muriel Bowser to support her re-election campaign. Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans introduced...
March 20 is a very important day for Shepherd Park residents and those across the city. It is hoped that the D.C. Council’s planned meeting on the D.C. Comprehensive Plan at the Wilson Building will be standing room only,...
by Kate Harrington On February 2, 2019, a small group of witnesses at All Souls Episcopal Church attended the induction of the first District all-girl troop of Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Troop 248 is comprised of twenty girls, ranging...
Chevy Chase Citizens Association Last week, our association teamed up with the Northwest Neighbors Village organization to present the program “Facing a Crisis Before It Occurs: Gathering, Storing and Sharing Important Information.” Kay Bransford, founder of MemoryBanc, discussed important documents that...
While recently searching the web for photos of Georgetown’s once-gritty waterfront, I came across a rather remarkable image. The photo depicted the great flood of October 1942, when the Potomac River crested nearly 12 feet above flood stage at...
For many years, our association has sponsored Chevy Chase DC Day to celebrate our community and call attention to the many programs and businesses in our area. This year’s event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on...
The West Heating Plant is again to be the subject of a D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board hearing on Nov. 2. In 2015, the DC Preservation League sought to designate the plant as a District landmark. The board rejected...

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