North Potomac

November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; senior […]

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August 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Potomac, North Potomac, Redland, Darnestown, Derwood, Cabin John and Washington Grove. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Power outages may […]

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July 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Developing Story: Animals Removed in Suspected Hoarding Situation

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Hazmat crews are assisting Montgomery County police officers with removing cats from a suspected hoarding situation in North Potomac. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for MCFRS, crews responded to the 12300 block of Sweetbough Court Wednesday evening. HazMat crews are on the scene to evaluate ammonia levels and exposures in […]

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June 24, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

North Potomac House Fire Consumes Garage

A quiet North Potomac neighborhood was awaken early Sunday morning at 2:15 a.m. as Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at 14900 Keeneland Circle.  Neighbors watched as MCFRS first responders lined up along Triple Crown Road to attend to the blaze.  Flames could be seen from two hundred yards away up and […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Three of the 10 Best Places to Live for Families in Maryland are in Montgomery County

WalletHub released a study that ranked three Montgomery County places in the top 10 best places for families to live in Maryland. The finance website placed North Potomac, Clarksburg, and Bethesda in its top ten “2018’s Best Places to Live in Maryland for Families” list. According to the 2018 findings, Columbia in Howard County is the […]

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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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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 10:30 a.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, heavy rain is falling across the area. Up to two inches have already fallen and more rain is expected. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Aspen […]

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March 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 19 in Montgomery County: 1. Education Budget Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice, School Superintendent Jack Smith and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard will host a budget forum on county education spending from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at White Oak Middle School. In May, the County Council […]

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March 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Warns of Rabid Raccoon

Gaithersburg Animal Control officers are warning residents of a rabid raccoon on Wednesday. The raccoon was spotted about 1 p.m. in the 100 block of Gold Kettle Drive. The raccoon was captured, euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results confirmed that the raccoon was infected with the rabies virus. Rabies can be fatal to humans […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

1. MCPS Early Dismissal: It is the end of the second marking period for the public schools, students are dismissed after lunch. 2. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board will hold a pubic hearing for the working draft of the new Bicycle Mater Plan at Planning Headquarters in Silver Spring beginning at 6 p.m. A copy of […]

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