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Delays Envelop Mail Delivery

It appears The Georgetowner is not alone in facing an increasingly disturbing experience. Our mail is coming later and later in the day (a...

All About Politics: Doug Jones, Mayor Bowser and Ballou High

Should Tuesday, Dec. 12, have been a national day of jubilation? Our columnist looks at the election in Alabama and what comes next, as well as at two issues in the District.

The Barry Statue is All D.C.

It’s a few short months away, but this totally D.C. event won’t have any trouble attracting attention. The attention will, I’m quite sure, not...

The Honors, Minus the Trumps

Washington is a town of traditions. Every year, certain things happen like clockwork. It’s a seasonal mix of weather, politics, sports, celebrations and events....

Online Shopping: An Urban Myth?

Most everyone these days believes that online sales — of clothing, accessories, household items and even groceries — are increasing to the point that...

The Mighty Have Fallen — Some of Them

The sheer numbers of accused and accusers and the strength of the sexual harassment scandals — launching a #metoo wave on social media — seem to be having a hopeful and surprising result.

Thankful for Dedicated Local Reporters

On Nov. 2, Joe Ricketts, CEO of DNAinfo and Gothamist, decided to shut down one of Washington, D.C.’s many local media outlets, DCist. Without...

East Side Solution: One-Way Streets?

By Don Crockett I have lived in Georgetown since 1973 and have seen many negative changes in the ease of driving on many of our...

Bigger But Not Better

By Alison Schafer Many of us who live in Georgetown live in small houses. I do. And last winter, D.C. regulated house sizes to protect...

New Code of Conduct Must Not Muzzle ANCs

The District Council has proposed a new comprehensive code of ethics that “makes changes to the District government's ethics laws regarding employee conduct, including...

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