New High School, Literacy Program News Popping in Georgetown

May 12, 2022

Breaking news about a new high school for Georgetown students on MacArthur Boulevard to open August 2023, and a new District training program to train teachers in the latest “how […]

Citizens’ Annual Meeting: Bowser Q&A, Members Honored 

May 11, 2022

A vigorous annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown at Dumbarton House on May 3 featured a good hour-long earnest face-to-face town-meeting-style Q&A with Mayor Muriel Bowser and another […]

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 […]

GMS Annual Meeting Asks What’s the ‘State of the Street’?

April 11, 2022

Spirits were sparkling last Wednesday, April 6, as Georgetown Main Street (GMS) hosted its annual meeting dubbed the “State of the Street” at Compass Coffee, 1351 Wisconsin Ave. NW. With […]

ANC2E Nov. 29: Sidewalk Extensions, Arrest Reports

November 23, 2021

  The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its December meeting, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 29, virtually — via Zoom or a conference call. The following is the […]

ANC 2E Nov. Report: George’s, Sidewalks, DDOT, and a Congressional Visitor

November 8, 2021

On Mon. Nov. 1, ANC 2E held its monthly meeting via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. with vice chair Lisa Palmer (2E05) presiding while chair Rick Murphy (2E04) is out of […]

Under Redistricting, Could Ward 2 Boundaries Expand? 

November 1, 2021

Could the Glover Park neighborhoods become part of Ward 2 instead of Ward 3? That might happen in the next months as the redistricting process — which takes place every 10 years after the census […]

ANC2E Aug. 30: One-Way N St., Bike Lanes, Sewer Project

August 25, 2021

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its September meeting, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 30, virtually — via Zoom or a conference call. The following is the agenda, […]

Council Member Pinto and Georgetown BID Pursue Humane Tent Encampment Strategies 

August 18, 2021

In this pandemic summer, tent encampments of unhoused residents seem to be popping up everywhere across the District. What is to be done?  For those suffering homelessness in the harsh urban landscape, how […]

At First Anniversary, Pinto Prioritizes – and Thanks – Ward 2 

June 28, 2021

Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto is looking up these days. With the Biden-Harris administration in town, the pandemic’s easing and Mayor Muriel Bowser’s budget allocating funding to the District’s […]