Meet Frida! This Torbie is hoping for a new home. Frida is an independent girl who enjoys being brushed and pet behind the ears. She had a rough start, coming across a little frightened and shy. She would do...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Colby! This good-looking 1-year-old boy is ready to be in a loving, stable home. Colby came to Humane Rescue Alliance when his owner had to move and could no longer care for him. Colby lived...
Georgetown’s Four Seasons Hotel will host the “Light Up the Season” fundraising benefit for the Children’s National Health System on Sunday, featuring designer-decorated holiday trees as well as music from local groups and schools. The family event, which will take...
This month in ... ■ 1972 — Firefighter Maurice L. Butler, a private assigned to Georgetown Engine Co. 29 and Truck Co. 2, received the Kiwanis International Distinguished Service Award. Butler was recognized for the rescue of a 3-year-old girl...
Meet Claire! Claire came to the Humane Rescue Alliance from a rescue at the end of August with nine puppies. She was a wonderful mother and dutifully nursed the pups in her den at the Humane Rescue Alliance. Visitors...
Meet Lady! This sweet girl cannot wait to find her forever home. At 13 years old, she might seem destined to be a couch potato, but she still loves to go for walks, meet new people friends and stop...
For the third installment of our 2017 holiday gift guide, we’re focusing on certain categories of present recipients we haven’t yet mentioned. Are you looking to please a beverage aficionado, cosmetics fiend or baby/toddler? You’ve come to the right...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Peak is a very handsome, laid-back and mellow boy who is looking for his forever home. From a shelter in Birmingham, Ala., this Southern gentleman is 3 years old with deep brown eyes, a golden...
Alice Deal Middle School On April 4, eighth graders attending Alice Deal Middle School’s art class visited the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. I was one of these students. Analyzing specific themes in each portrait, we looked at the facial expressions...
When local second-grader Sanah Hutchins wrote a letter to North Carolina-based artist Matthew Willey asking him to paint a mural at her school, she wasn’t even sure she’d get a response. She certainly had no idea that he would...

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