Tag Archives: Gaithersburg

Police Find Missing Gaithersburg Woman (PHOTO)

UPDATED Jan. 29- Montgomery County Police have located a Gaithersburg woman who has been missing since Jan. 9. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Gaithersburg woman. Police are concerned for the emotional and physical welfare of Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Jean Queen, age 69, of the hundred block of Orchard […]

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County Resident Honors Mother By Giving Back to the Community

Aubrey Alston, of Gaithersburg, said his mother did “the best she could with what she had.” He grew up in single parent home in the inner city of Newark, New Jersey, and said his family was part of the “working-poor.” Alston decided to start Julie’s Food Pantry, an organization to “uplift and support” Montgomery County’s low income […]

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Montgomery County Airpark Liaison Committee to Discuss Plane Crash

A meeting of the Montgomery County Airpark Liaison Committee is set for Jan. 28 to talk about the tragic December 8th plane crash that killed six people.  But Montgomery County Revenue Authority Executive Director Keith Miller said he doesn’t believe there will be any changes to Airpark operations until the Authority gets a final accident […]

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Resource Fair For Low Income Residents Set For Jan. 28 (VIDEO)

photo of people attending resource fair and getting assistance at a table

The Montgomery County Community Action Board, in partnership with the city of Gaithersburg, will host a free public forum and resource fair to explore issues impacting low-income County residents. The forum, entitled Raise Your Voice! Poverty in Montgomery County invites members of the community to participate in this program, which will include a resource fair […]

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Snow Day Live Blog

UPDATED 12:39 p.m. The Department of Transportation’s Highway Services has deactivated its Storm Operations Center as of noon. Crews remain in the field as necessary. #DOTHighwayServices will deactivate the #StormOperationsCenter at noon today. Crews will remain in the field to treat as necessary. — MC Highway Services (@MontCo_Highways) January 27, 2015 UPDATED 11:28 a.m. Waring […]

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Show Us Your MoCo Snow (PHOTOS)

A light blanket of snow fell on Montgomery County on Wednesday afternoon. We turned to social media to ask residents around the county to share their #MoCo #snow photos via email at pix@mymcmedia.org or on Twitter @MyMCMedia. Here is a look at some of the photos we have received, so far:

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Montgomery County During the Civil War (VIDEO)

Historian and author James Johnston was the keynote speaker at the Jan. 13 Tuesday Topics presentation at the Gaithersburg Community Museum. In this short video, Johnston notes that Montgomery County was visited by numerous Confederates during the Civil War. The next Tuesday Topics is scheduled for Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. and features Kerry Wixted […]

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Firefighters Install Smoke Alarms at Two Fire Scenes Overnight

Montgomery County firefighters responded to two house fires overnight and found no smoke detectors in either residence. At 3:30 a.m., firefighters were called to a two-story townhouse at 8364 Mountain Ash Way in Gaithersburg. The kitchen fire was confined to the oven, according to Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer. The second fire call […]

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Historian James Johnston Talks Slavery at Community Museum (VIDEO)

Historian and author James Johnston was the speaker for the Jan. 13 Tuesday Topics presentation at the Gaithersburg Community Museum. His topic “Differing Historical Perspectives on Slavery in Maryland and the District of Columbia” explores slavery in Montgomery County prior to the Civil War. Meet Johnston in this short video:   The next Tuesday Topics […]

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Magruder Girls Top Quince Orchard Cougars (PHOTOS)

Girls Varsity Magruder at QO basketball game

The Magruder High School varsity girls basketball team took home a win Friday night against Quince Orchard. The game was played in Gaithersburg. Below are some photos, courtesy of photographer Phil Fabrizio, who was also tweeting live throughout the game. Final: Colonels Girls win 56-33 over the Cougars. pic.twitter.com/1kxox5WFDn — Phil Fabrizio (@Photoloaf) January 16, […]

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