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A Buzz-Free Primary?

A District of Columbia primary election will take place June 19. But there’s been precious little buzz about likely winners, hot issues, challenges to...

Betsy McGregor Cooley, 1944-2018

In 2002, Cooley became executive director of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, expanding the scope of the organization’s events and initiatives over a 14-year tenure.

Timely Notifications Can Prevent Panic

Last week, The Georgetowner received a panicked email. “The Georgetown Waterfront Park is under attack! A large drilling rig and truck have been installed in a...

Who’s Voting on June 19?

We’ve got news for you. There’s a District of Columbia primary election coming up June 19, which is only two months away, approximately. While campaign...

Mary Jo Kopechne Portrayed in ‘Chappaquiddick’

Kopechne's story actually makes two stops in Georgetown, not seen in the film. She lived on the 1200 block of 35th Street and then more famously at 2712 Olive St. NW, a home once owned by the Washington Post's Kathleen Parker.

Remembering APRIL 4, 1968: The death of Martin Luther King Jr.

A bulletin had just come in reporting Martin Luther King’s wounding by a sniper in Memphis. Shortly after, a second flash told the world of his death.

City of Marches: Where Else But D.C.?

Two Saturdays ago, this city witnessed what may have been — depending which estimate you believe — the largest U.S. demonstration of any sort ever. The March...

Is Our Dining Scene That Bad?

“No Longer The Only Game In Town: Georgetown Dining Scene Struggles As City Spreads Out” was the headline of a March 2 Bisnow article...

Painful Memories of School Shootings Will Remain

Years from now, when Americans once again analyze and try to account for yet another school shooting, the events at Great Mills High School...

The Other Man in That Joe Biden Photo That Went Viral

It was the photo that went viral within hours of being posted on Facebook March 8: former Vice President Joe Biden’s well-known face captured...