Grabbing Ward 2 Voters’ Last-Minute Attention

October 29, 2020

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.

4 Candidates Vie for Ward 2 School Board Seat

October 26, 2020

The DC State Board of Education’s vacant seat in Ward 2 has attracted strong, ambitious and active candidates: Allister Chang, James Harnett, Sarah Mehrotra and Christopher Etesse.

Dumbarton House’s Daly to Lead Stratford Hall


Karen L. Daly, executive director of Georgetown’s Dumbarton House for the past 12 years, has been named president of Stratford Hall in Virginia, home to four generations of Lees.

Hyde-Addison to Partially Reopen, Nov. 9

October 13, 2020

Georgetown’s only public elementary school will open only one classroom per grade, with no more than 11 students in each class. A second in-person option is called CARE.

Open-Air Holiday Market Coming to M St.


The market is Georgetown developer Anthony Lanier’s latest idea for the vacant property he owns at the prominent juncture of M Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

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

October 5, 2020

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.

Election 2020: What D.C. Voters Need to Know


This year — already precedent-shattering in so many ways — will bring about changes to the way we’ve traditionally cast our ballots.

CAG Annual Meeting: Remote, But ‘Better Together’

September 24, 2020

Normally held in May, the annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, at which new officers are introduced and plans for the new year shared, instead took place virtually on Sept. 22.