Burtonsville

February 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man, Woman from Virginia Victims of Homicide; Bodies Found in Car

A man and woman, found in a parked car in a Burtonsville parking lot, were shot and killed, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police said the woman was identified as Ashley Susan Dickinson, 34, of Mallory Terrace in Alexandria, Virginia, and the man was identified […]

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February 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two Found Dead in Car in Burtonsville

A man and a woman were found dead in a car in a townhome parking lot in Burtonsville, a Montgomery County police statement said. On Thursday, about 9:56 p.m., a resident walked by a vehicle parked on Aldora Circle and noted that the car was running, police said.  The resident saw a woman and a […]

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February 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in January. For the month of January, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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January 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part Two

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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January 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan.19 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Government Shutdown?: Congress has until midnight to vote on a spending bill before federal funding runs out. 2. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has issued a Hypothermia Alert until 9 a.m. Montgomery County has issued a Hypothermia Alert for 8 PM Thursday 1/18 until 9 […]

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January 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know For Jan. 18 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Thursday, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Boom in Bethesda: Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation(MCDOT) will conduct a single controlled blast beneath Rockville Pike (MD 355) near the Medical Center Metro Station today between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 2. Local Emergency Planning Council: The Local Emergency Planning Council (LEPC) will […]

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January 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Virtual Budget Forum: The City of Gaithersburg wants your input as part of the FY19 budget process. 🎵oh the weather outside is frightful … but #civicengagement is so delightful🎵 Take our FY19 virtual #budget survey without even getting up! https://t.co/fZxFk076N9 pic.twitter.com/aCXQbhExRk — […]

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January 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools Close Early Monday due to Winter Weather

Montgomery County Public Schools will end the school day early because of winter weather expected later today.  According to a note posted on the district’s website, schools will close two-and-a-half hours earlier than the regular closing time. Students in morning pre-kindergarten programs and morning half-day Head Start will be dismissed at 10:50 a.m. Afternoon pre-kindergarten and […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in December. For the month of December, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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January 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Identify Woman’s Body Found in Burtonsville

The Montgomery County police have identified a body they found earlier this week in a Burtonsville pond. Police said in a statement that the body found Jan. 3 behind the 14200 block of Ballinger Terrace was that of  Kristin Danielle Bessix, 36, of Burtonsville. Bessix was reported missing to police on Nov. 22 just days after […]

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