Gaithersburg

May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Two in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

A man and woman were charged Monday with conspiring to kill a witness in a home invasion that took place in April in Gaithersburg, a Montgomery County police statement said. Karen Diolamou, 44, and her boyfriend, Paul Bond, also 44, are both being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Fields: Join Montgomery Parks for a ceremony marking the opening of the first solar fields installed on parkland at the South Germantown Recreational Park. Read Doug Tallman’s story, Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks for more information. 2. Free Deck Inspections: […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: Montgomery County government will observe the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28. County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter […]

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May 21, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Whitman Girls Lacrosse Falls to Delaney 12-6 in MPSSAA State 4A Playoffs

Gaithersburg, Maryland Saturday May 19th 2018 MPSSAA 4A Girls Lacrosse Semifinal The Whitman girls lacrosse team played the Dulaney Lions of Baltimore County Saturday in the 4A MPSSAA state semifinal at Gaithersburg High School. The Whitman squad played hard but ran into a very good Dulaney goalkeeper who stopped many of the shots the Vikings […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Upper Marlboro Man for 2010 Gaithersburg Rape

Montgomery County cold case detectives have arrested an Upper Marlboro man for a 2010 rape and robbery of an Asbury Methodist Village employee, police said Friday afternoon. Davon Gray, 30, of Georgian Drive is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. About 11 a.m. Dec. 7, 2010, […]

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May 17, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Churchill Repeats as Regional Lacrosse Champion

Churchill Boys lacrosse repeated as the 4A West Regional Champions by defeating Quince Orchard 20-5, Wednesday at Wootton High School.  The Bulldogs are headed to the final four playoffs scheduled to begin on Friday, May 18th hosted at Gaithersburg High School.  Churchill will play Howard while Eleanor Roosevelt will face Severna Park.  The potential for […]

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May 16, 2018 | Marisa Fried

750 Flags to Honor Personal Heroes this Memorial Day Weekend

Seven hundred and fifty flags will fly at Bohrer Park to honor community heroes on Memorial Day Weekend in a Flags for Our Heroes event.    Individuals are invited to honor their personal heroes by sponsoring a flag bearing a medallion with their hero’s name.   “I’m glad Rotary held this celebration in Gaithersburg. My son is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. It’s difficult for me, at […]

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May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Warns of Severe Weather Tuesday with a Flash Flood Watch

It’s going to be a rainy Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Tuesday through 1 a.m. Wednesday. According to the NWS, thunderstorms are expected in late afternoon Tuesday. Heavy rainfall and lightning with the potential for high winds and hail may occur. Heavy […]

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May 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Green Jobs Apprentice Program: The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on creating and funding a green jobs apprentice program at its regular scheduled session today. Here’s the agenda 2. The Washington Capitals: The Capitals will battle the Tampa Bay […]

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