Exclusive Interview: Duncan Bedlion, Commander Second District, MPD   

July 13, 2022

What’s happening with crime in Georgetown? The Georgetowner interviewed Georgetown’s top cop, Duncan Bedlion, Commander of the Second District of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to find out whether progress […]

Ward 2 Council Member Pinto on Stemming Homelessness

April 13, 2022

The Georgetowner asked Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto about her priorities for stemming  homelessness in the area. We published her response (below) as a guest column in our April […]

ANC Report: Crime, Budget, Redistricting

March 3, 2022

Public Safety  First on the agenda at this month’s ANC meeting, a public safety briefing from Lt. John Merzig of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Regarding last month’s fatal shooting […]

Downtowner News: Mayor Extends Emergency, Lion Gets Covid, Dave Thomas Circle

October 12, 2021

Mayor Bowser Extends Covid Public Emergency  Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended D.C.’s Covid-19 public health emergency to January 2022. The emergency order was set to expire earlier this month but the […]