Our association and Northwest Neighbors Village co-hosted a program last week on the challenges of caregiving for those with memory loss and health problems. The speakers, all experienced social workers, represent local nonprofit groups. They offered information and advice...
August is a month during which no formal programs are scheduled, but event planning for the fall and winter is moving forward. A highlight of the fall season will be the Citizens Association of Georgetown’s gala at the Four Seasons...
On May 22, the Citizens Association of Georgetown held its annual meeting, hosted by Dumbarton House and catered by Stachowski’s on 28th Street. Even on a rainy night, the house was full of friends and neighbors. It was an opportunity...
Concerns are growing among parents in our association’s area about Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposed 2017-18 budget for the District’s public schools. As the number of students has grown, the mayor’s proposed rate of spending per pupil has not kept...
The plans for converting the West Heating Plant into a luxury condominium building with a public park to the south were finally presented to the Commission of Fine Arts on May 18. The reaction of the seven board members...
We were blessed with perfect weather last Saturday for Chevy Chase DC Day. This annual event introduces new local residents to our association and the many businesses in our community, and reminds others of what we do. Robert Gordon, our...
May has been the month for activity around the neighborhood. The annual yard sale moved to a new date to encourage homeowners to do their spring cleaning earlier, so as not be overwhelmed by early summer heat. Organizer Adrienne...
Our local public secondary schools, Deal Middle and Wilson High, got off to a good start this week with a solar eclipse viewing. Thanks to generous donations from local science museums and organizations and parents, more than 3,000 students...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
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...

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