Jelleff Center Feasibility Study: Déjà Vu 

December 7, 2020

The renovation — or perhaps reconstruction — of the S Street center is expected to be a top priority for newly elected Ward 2 Council representative Brooke Pinto. 

Exclusive Interview With Departing MPD Chief Peter Newsham

December 3, 2020

The Georgetowner sat down with Newsham on a Zoom call to discuss D.C. policing in the era of COVID, Black Lives Matter, District Council conflicts and rising crime in Georgetown.

Rose Park Market Revamps for Holidays

November 16, 2020

Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. starting this Wednesday, Nov. 18. On the corner of 26th and O Streets, the market will operate through Dec. 23.

Reopening of Public Schools in D.C. Delayed Again

November 9, 2020

An attempt by DC Public Schools administrators, the mayor and the union to resolve their differences collapsed on Oct. 30, according to multiple sources. 

Extra Precautions Against Crime, Possible Violence in Georgetown

November 2, 2020

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.

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.