QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the...

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Damascus Swarmin Hornets 2A West Regional Champions with 7-3 Win Over Walkersville (PHOTOS)

Congratulations to the Damascus Swarmin Hornets on their 40th straight win making them the 2017 2A West Regional Champions. The 2A West playoff game between the Walkersville Lions and the Damascus Swarmin Hornets took place in...

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Northwest Advances to State Volleyball Championship with 57 Wins for Past Three Seasons

Northwest (NW) Jaguars volleyball has over the past three season a record of 57 wins and 1 loss.  Last evening they added the Sherwood Warriors to that win total in 3 sets (25-21, 25-17, 25-20).  Now NW face Arundel on Saturday...

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Lady Terps Fall to Defending National Champion South Carolina (PHOTOS)

The Maryland Women’s basketball team fell to the South Carolina’s Gamecocks, Monday, Nov. 15th in College Park. A late fourth quarter Terps rally by Maryland Women’s basketball team could not close the gap on South...

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Top 10 for Nov. 4-10

Although our Top 10 stories, based on web traffic, included a lot of crime coverage, they do include two political stories: the approval of the $15 an hour minimum wage and the election of Laurie-Anne Sayles to the Gaithersbrg...

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Quince Orchard Cougars Advance in 4A Regional Playoffs with Win Over Einstein, 62-0 (PHOTOS)

Quince Orchard Cougars advance in the 4A West regional football playoffs with a win over Albert Einstein Titans, 62-0, Friday night. The number one ranked Cougars finished regular season play with a 9-1 record, giving them...

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November 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the first quarter, making the score 0-7, Northwest. Northwest stops QO’s ground game and at the end of the […]

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November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Damascus Swarmin Hornets 2A West Regional Champions with 7-3 Win Over Walkersville (PHOTOS)

Congratulations to the Damascus Swarmin Hornets on their 40th straight win making them the 2017 2A West Regional Champions. The 2A West playoff game between the Walkersville Lions and the Damascus Swarmin Hornets took place in Damascus. It was standing room only as all the bleachers were filled with supporters of both teams. At the […]

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November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, County Executive Ike Leggett signs the minimum wage bill into law earlier this week. The minimum wage increases to $15 by 2024. Next is a report by Susan Kenedy on a job fair at the East […]

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November 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Here’s a List of Road Closures for the Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring

Montgomery County’s Thanksgiving parade is set for Nov. 18 in downtown Silver Spring which means a portion of Georgia Avenue will be closed. Organizers are encouraging residents who are planning to attend the festivities to take the Red Line to the Silver Spring Station. All the northbound and southbound lanes of Georgia Avenue will be […]

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November 16, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Behind the Scenes: Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Did you know it takes between ten and twelve people six weeks to create the annual Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg? Winter Lights Festival is a 3.5 mile drive past more than 380 illuminated displays and 65 animated vignettes. Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, and the North Pole are […]

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November 16, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 16 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Planning Board meeting: The Planning Board meets today and on the agenda is the Hillandale Gateway Sketch Plan to allow a 430,175-square-foot multi-family residential building within the White Oak Science Gateway  Master Plan area. See the full agenda, here. 2. Online discussion: County Executive Ike Leggett holds […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 17-19

With Thanksgiving next week, the Holiday season is in full swing. Check out our Holiday Celebrations around Montgomery County for lots of suggestions for arts and entertainment this holiday season. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Nov. 17 Fool in Love: The Frankie Lymon Story Written and […]

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November 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

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School Board Member Dr. Judy Docca Apologizes for Derogatory Remark in July

Earlier this month, Dr. Judy Docca filed to run for a fourth term on Montgomery County School Board, as first reported by Bethesda Beat. This touched off a controversy over a statement Docca made in July during a board meeting. She referred to herself as “retarded” while describing herself as forgetful. The term is considered […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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Holiday Celebrations Around Montgomery County

The holiday season is here and there are numerous events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals, light displays and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 17: Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks at Rio Washingtonian Center, at 6 p.m. Join us on […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains […]

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