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With restoration… Georgetown’s true beauty emerges

With restoration… Georgetown’s true beauty emerges

March 14, 2016 | By | Filed Under News

While most young citizens have heard stories of Georgetown in its glory days, few have beheld the true uniqueness of the place once touted as the ‘Garden City.’
For decades, the city‘s development was held hostage by a culture of littering and an administration too financially weak to manage its affairs.

But like a woman whose beauty was hidden by grime and rags, the Georgetown that older folk once boasted of slowly emerging, thanks to a massive restoration exercise, that began almost immediately after the new administration took office.
Almost gone are the garbage heaps which once lay at almost every juncture of the city. The sight of clogged drains, trenches and alleyways overgrown with bush are also a thing of the past.   Continue reading