D.C. Police Arrest ‘Homeless Slayer,’ Hours After Joint Press Conference

March 15, 2022

“We’re coming for you! We’re using all the forces at our disposal, and we’re going to get you,” said Metropolitan Police Chief Robert  Contee, along with Mayor Muriel Bowser, New […]

Mask Mandates Dropped for D.C. Schools Starting Wednesday

March 14, 2022

On Wednesday, March 16, the District’s public school system will no longer require students and staff to wear masks indoors, DC Schools Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee announced over the weekend. […]

Middleburg Is Back, Busy and Buoyant    

March 9, 2022

It’s a well-known fact that Georgetown and Middleburg, Virginia – an historic village about an hour away in the heart of horse country — have a special relationship. For decades, […]

Allister Chang’s Literacy Goals for the State Board of Education 


One of Georgetown’s rising stars is Allister Chang, 31, Ward 2’s elected representative on the DC State Board of Education (DCSBOE). He was elected in November 2020 at a dramatic […]

Amid Scandal, Duke Ellington School to Transfer to DCPS        

February 24, 2022

This article has been updated.   The palatial $200-million renovated Duke Ellington School of the Arts, comprising a large block at 35th and R Streets and Reservoir Road NW, is […]

Hefty Renovation Request for Hardy MS Approved by Local ANCs

February 22, 2022

Resolutions for a significant renovation project for Hardy Middle School building and facilities at 1819 35th St. that could cost upwards of $100 million in budgeted District public school capital funds […]

Buzz Builds for D.C. Primary Elections June 21

February 14, 2022

Election year 2022 buzz is starting now with the D.C. Election Board preliminary announcement of candidates and voting places for the D.C. primaries to be held June 21. The general […]

D.C. Approves $309 Million to Replace 75,000 Streetlight Bulbs

February 7, 2022

The D.C. Council last week green-lighted $309 million dollars to be spent over the next two years on light bulbs. Not just any light bulbs, of course, but LED light bulbs, as […]

Whole Foods Just About Open: ‘Just Walk Out’ in Glover Park


This article has been updated.   After being closed for almost five years, the popular Whole Foods grocery store at 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW in Glover Park is open — to […]

Covid in D.C.: Uncertainty, Tighter Regulations, Defiance, Fear, Shrugs

January 31, 2022

The course of the Covid-19 pandemic and reactions to it during the last week of January 2022 in Washington, D.C., including Georgetown, reflects what the entire nation is experiencing: uncertainty, […]