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Trick or Treat for Rose Park Friends

Every October, Nancy Taylor Bubes pulls out “every tacky Halloween decoration” for her annual fundraising event for Friends of Rose Park.

Spotted in Georgetown: Big, Bad … Mountain Lion?

The cat was said to be too big for a domestic feline and its hair was too short. The Smithsonian National Zoo was contacted and said all of its animals were safe.

Jack Evans Report: Hyde-Addison Returns to Georgetown

In this column, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans shares his vision for parents and their children to have access to neighborhood schools and a smooth transition between elementary, middle and high school.

Ribbon Cut at Restored C&O Locks

There were several dozen attendees at a Sept. 12 ribbon cutting for two newly restored locks, numbers 3 and 4, on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown.

Official Silence Surrounds Rape in Georgetown Apartment

At press time, no MPD officer or spokesperson had responded to The Georgetowner’s request for updates about the investigation, even to confirm whether or not an investigation was ongoing.

ANC Tuesday: Jelleff and Ellington Fields, DDOT, Pepco

Tonight's agenda includes discussion of the intent to transfer to DPW the Duke Ellington School of the Arts playing field and the renewal of Maret School's contract to use the field at the Jelleff Recreation Center.

Back to New Schools: ‘Every Day Counts’

Mayor Bowser, Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee and Principal Calvin Hooks presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hyde-Addison Elementary School on Aug. 21. 

New Executive Director at Georgetown Heritage

For the past seven years, Jeffrey L. Nichols was president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, outside of Lynchburg, Virginia.

Hyde-Addison Transformed: Georgetown’s Public Elementary School Is Student-Ready 

Principal Calvin Hooks smiled broadly late Friday afternoon, Aug. 9, as some 40 parents and children ooh-ed and aah-ed and commented: “Amazing!” Hooks was...

Montrose Park’s Memorial Sphere Vandalized

The sphere was installed in 1956 by the Georgetown Garden Club as a memorial to Sarah Louisa Rittenhouse, who lobbied Congress from 1904 to 1911 to buy the Montrose estate for a public park.