Post Tagged with: "anc"

COURTESY KRISTI KING (WTOP)

2 Students Reportedly Die in Dupont Circle Fire

June 3, 2015 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

Update 1:12 p.m (June 5, 2015): One Georgetown student, Nina Brekelmans (GRD ’15), was confirmed to have died in the fire. The other victim was a University of Maryland graduate. See full story here: Georgetown Graduate Dies in Dupont Circle Fire. Two Georgetown students died in a Dupont Circle house fire earlyRead More

Organization Promotes Solar in Georgetown Neighborhood

February 13, 2015 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

A student-run organization and a local non-profit are collaborating to install solar panels on homes throughout Ward 2, which includes the Georgetown neighborhood. The Feb. 2 meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission featured the proposal from Georgetown Energy, an independent student-run organization that promotes solar energy and sustainability, and D.C.Read More

Georgetown Absent at ANC Election

November 7, 2014 at 3:32 am 0 comments

To the Editor: We in D.C.’s Ward 2 have a shameful record about turnout at midterm elections. In the Nov. 4 election, only 30.5 percent of our registered voters showed up at the polls, lower than the city-wide average of 32.5 percent. That was a sharp drop-off from the 61.1Read More

ANC2E Grants Liquor Licenses

November 4, 2014 at 1:49 am 0 comments

At its November meeting, the 2E Advisory Neighborhood Commission on Monday evening granted alcohol licenses to four restaurants in the Georgetown area and debated the construction of a new shopping complex on the Prospect Street Lot. Around 35 people attended the meeting, held at Georgetown Visitation School. The restaurants requestingRead More

Breaking the Voting Bubble

October 21, 2014 at 1:38 am 0 comments

It’s not difficult to understand why local politics might never cross the mind of the average Georgetown student. Although college students are an inherently transient population, temporary residence is not justification for political apathy. This November, D.C. voters will elect a new mayor, choose a swath of new councilmembers andRead More

DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA

Students Campaign for ANC Seats

October 10, 2014 at 1:56 am 0 comments

Alongside the upcoming Washington, D.C. mayoral election, Nov. 4 will bring elections for the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, which has two open student commissioner positions to represent the area in and around the university. Kendyl Clausen (SFS ’16) and Reed Howard (SFS ’17) will commence campaigning together this week, eachRead More

Northeast Triangle Wins OGB Approval

Northeast Triangle Wins OGB Approval

March 7, 2014 at 3:02 am 0 comments

After months of negotiations and redesigns, the university’s Northeast Triangle Residence Hall was awarded final concept approval by the Old Georgetown Board at its monthly meeting Thursday. “We’re feeling very good about the direction the project is taking, so we have taken action to approve conceptual design,” OGB member DavidRead More

Georgetown BID Launches 2028 Plan

January 31, 2014 at 2:08 am 0 comments

The Georgetown Business Improvement District formally launched its 2028 15-year action plan and announced its intention to increase transportation between Georgetown and greater D.C. in a ceremony held at the City Club Tavern Thursday. The plan was drawn up in collaboration with members of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, the Citizen’sRead More

ANC Accelerates Plans for Metro

December 4, 2013 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

A Metro stop in Georgetown is one step closer to reality after the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E passed a unanimous vote in favor of accelerated planning and funding for the stop Monday. According to ANC 2E Commissioner Ron Lewis, the WMATA originally intended to complete construction of the metro stopRead More

ANC Rejects MedStar Office Trailer Proposal

ANC Rejects MedStar Office Trailer Proposal

October 4, 2013 at 2:55 am 0 comments

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E urged the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board to reject MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s proposal for two office trailers Monday during its monthly meeting. The trailers, which would provide 1,200 square feet of space for 10 to 12 staff members, would be located on an outdoor brickRead More