Extra Precautions Against Crime, Possible Violence in Georgetown

Memories of the violence in May and June, when stores were pillaged in the aftermath of Black Lives Matter protests against abusive policing, have made businesses wary.

ANC 2E: MPD’s Bedlion to Share Election-Week Plans

At the Nov. 2 virtual meeting of the Georgetown-Burleith advisory neighborhood commission, Second District Cmdr. Duncan Bedlion will review the department's preparations.

Grabbing Ward 2 Voters’ Last-Minute Attention

Early voting venues in D.C. opened on Tuesday, Oct. 27, with dozens of poll workers and monitors to supervise social distancing and remind voters they had to wear masks. 

Black and White Congregations Unite to Honor Dead, Nov. 1

Two Georgetown congregations with distinctly different racial makeup will honor dead from their own churches and others who have died of COVID-19 or racial violence.

Friday Afternoon Armed Robbery; Midnight Holdup Saturday

Georgetown's uptick in crimes involving firearms continues. On Friday, roofers were robbed while parked near 35th and P Streets; another robbery took place on Saturday night on 29th Street.

To Our Supporters, We Say Thank You During The Georgetowner’s 66th Anniversary

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that newspapers and news gathering matter, more than we could ever imagine.

ANC 2E Contests Offer Neighborhood Perspectives

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E is like the city council of Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale. Eight elected commissioners, representing designated sections of the area, meet...

Virginia Watts Harrison, 1941-2020

Known at "VV," the longtime Georgetown resident, who worked in the office of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, died on Oct. 1 after suffering from ALS.

Saving Georgetown’s Ginkgo Trees

Trees for Georgetown proposed a pilot program in which a crew will clean the sidewalks on 27th Street between N and Dumbarton Streets for six weeks.

In the Year of COVID-19, Animals Are Blessed at St. John’s

On Oct. 4, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Georgetown held its first Sunday service in many weeks outside — across the street at the Hyde-Addison School playground.