Summer Reading Suggestions

June 23, 2022

With the beach season upon us, we asked our staff to recommend some good summer reads. Hope you enjoy snuggling up to a good book. Let us know if you […]

2022 Endorsements: Bowser, Mendelson, Schwalb  

June 15, 2022

While the Ward 2 election ballot may be thin, The Georgetowner shall weigh in on the June 21 Democratic primary, with early voting and mail-in ballots already happening. Let’s deal […]

Georgetown Now a Direct-to-Consumer Hub 


The crowds are back. Pedestrians. Diners. Shoppers. Tourists. Students. The streets, once again, are packed.     And it’s a beautiful sight to see.   A quick look at our own “Biz Ins […]

Editorial: Happy 250th, Dumbarton United Methodist Church! 

April 13, 2022

Dumbarton United Methodist Church, celebrated a milestone this past March — 250 years as one of the oldest continuously active Methodist churches in the world. The church located at 3133 […]

Editorial: Sound and Fury 


Forget the calendar. It may say Spring, but we seem to be stuck in a “winter of discontent” that plays on and on in an endless loop.   From Ukraine, where […]

The Importance of Arts Education 

March 9, 2022

Nowadays, we hear a lot about the importance of a STEM — or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — education. Some schools have added an “A” to this formula to […]

Knowing and Celebrating Georgetown’s Black History  

February 9, 2022

Thirty years ago, The Georgetowner hosted a reception for a book that helped the town rediscover part of its past. “Black Georgetown Remembered” is now a classic of Black history […]

2021 Georgetowners of the Year   

December 8, 2021

The naming of Georgetowners of the Year has been a tradition of The Georgetowner newspaper for decades. This year’s group, selected by the editorial board, includes a church, a congregation and pastor, a […]

Decisions on Decking the Streets    

November 10, 2021

While we are planning to deck the halls during the Yuletide, it’s time to take away some decks set up for sidewalk expansion to help businesses during the pandemic.   The […]

To Help Local Business, Journalism and Democracy, Support the Journalism Sustainability Act 

November 1, 2021

In the nation’s capital, we’re frequently deluged with news and information —  so much so that we often seek solace in nature, especially during the pandemic. We all know, however, […]