Editorial: Community Involvement Is a Win-Win  

May 8, 2024

When was the last time you pitched in to help Georgetown achieve or, better yet, surpass its goals? This isn’t a trick question, and we don’t mean to send you […]

Editorial: On Mother’s Day: Call Your Mom, Practice Empathy 


Mother’s Day is fast approaching — Sunday, May 12, to be exact. As the inevitable clichés of “Call your mother,” “Send her flowers” and “Take her to brunch” fill the […]

Editorial: DDOT’s Problem with the Public  

April 10, 2024

D.C. Department of Transportation planners and outreach experts met online with Georgetown residents and business owners on April 3 to discuss 17 recommendations to improve the town’s transportation access and […]

Celebrate Georgetown’s Women, Too

March 13, 2024

As you know, March is Women’s History Month. It’s a time to celebrate the women who helped shape our country, like Susan B. Anthony, who played a huge role in […]

Editorial: Thank You, Council Member Brooke Pinto


Sometimes, it takes a woman.    It is rare that a single person can be pointed to as the catalyst for great progress on an issue as perplexing and emotional as […]

Editorial: Where, What Is the Vision for D.C.?

February 14, 2024

The proposed move of the Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals from the Capital One Arena in downtown D.C. to Alexandria’s Potomac Yard has rattled hometown sports fans, residents, pundits and […]

Editorial: Dads, Brads & Chads, Let Taylor Swift Be!  


The Super Bowl may be over, but there’s a lasting argument popping up on the internet: does Taylor Swift detract from NFL games? We believe the answer to be absolutely […]

Georgetowners of the Year for 2023  

December 6, 2023

The naming of Georgetowners of the Year has been a tradition of The Georgetowner newspaper for decades. Several well-known, devoted and influential members of the neighborhood have already received this […]

Editorial: Attitude of Gratitude

November 8, 2023

Between wars overseas and unnerving events in our own country, like mass shootings and instances of antisemitism and Islamophobia, it’s hard to feel thankful.   As we approach the holidays, you’ll […]

Editorial: Freedom of Speech  


Thousands have been killed and hundreds kidnapped and taken hostage in the declared war between Israel and Palestine/Hamas since Oct. 7. Outrage has been expressed at numerous demonstrations in our […]