Georgetown Public Schools Open Aug. 30 with Masks 

August 23, 2021

Public schools in Georgetown are opening Monday August 30. To all registered students. In-person. With full all-day programs including sports. Teachers will be required to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 19 or undergo weekly self-testing for […]

In Mayor’s $17.5 Billion Budget: $30 Million for Jelleff Rec, $3.5 Million for Ellington Field

June 1, 2021

The word on the budget is out. Georgetown representatives, parents and youth who use the popular but aging Jelleff Recreation Center, Boys and Girls Club and public outdoor pool at […]

Will Georgetown Get a Public High School?

February 22, 2021

Among the preliminary ideas is to convert Hardy Middle School at 1819 35th St. NW into a public high school.

Jelleff Center Feasibility Study: Déjà Vu 

December 7, 2020

The renovation — or perhaps reconstruction — of the S Street center is expected to be a top priority for newly elected Ward 2 Council representative Brooke Pinto. 

Protesters Block Wisconsin Ave. for Hours

September 17, 2020

On Wednesday afternoon and early evening, the CVS at 2226 Wisconsin Ave. NW was closed while some 20 young people blocked the street in front of the store. 

Ward 2 Vote: Pinto, Kennedy Too Close to Call; Evans Rejected         

June 3, 2020

With Brooke Pinto and Patrick Kennedy tied, and many mail-in ballots to be counted, the winner of the Democratic primary for Ward 2’s District Council seat might not be known for a week.

In Your Power to Vote: Your Freedom, Your Independence

June 1, 2020

The Georgetowner calls on you, the Ward 2 voters, to research the candidates carefully and, yes, vote twice: in the Ward 2 primary election, to be held June 2, and in the special election on June 16.

Ward 2 Race Contributions, Controversies Heat Up


All but one of the Democratic candidates signed on to the Fair Elections Program — a voluntary process that provides base amounts and matching funds for those who pledge to only accept small donations.

Popular Georgetown Bus Routes Saved

April 6, 2020

The board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority voted unanimously to leave the D2, D6 and G2 bus routes pretty much as is.

Ward 2 Council Campaigns Go Online

March 25, 2020

In less than 10 weeks, the District’s primary election will take place on Tuesday, June 2. Besides voting for a presidential candidate, District voters — who are largely registered Democrats […]