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September 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Glenstone Museum Re-Opens to Public on Oct. 4

Tucked away in Potomac is an art gallery decorated by the natural beauty wonders that surround it. After closing briefly due to renovations—the Glenstone Museum will re-open to the public on Oct. 4 with an additional 50,000 square feet of exhibition space. MyMCMedia’s Mitti Hicks has more on what to expect: Here at Glenstone for […]

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September 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Sept. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. What’s Next for I-270 & I-495: The Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance (SMTA) is holding an information session about the state transportation P3 Project to alleviate congestion on I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The meeting takes place in Gaithersburg from 8:30 […]

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August 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

More Than 160 School Buses are Passed Illegally Every Day in Montgomery County

An alarming number of motorists illegally pass a stopped school bus in Montgomery County. On average, about 167 violations are happening a day, according to Captain Tom Didone, Director of Montgomery County Police Traffic Division.  In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Captain Tom Didone from the Montgomery County Police Department has the details:  Montgomery County began a school bus camera program to catch and issue […]

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August 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Identify Man Killed in Potomac Construction Accident

Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department have identified the man killed in a construction accident as John Moran Jr., 27. The accident happened Thursday morning at The Heights School in Potomac. According to police, officers responded at approximately 8:43 a.m. following a reported building collapse. A preliminary investigation revealed that construction crews were working outside […]

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August 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: Police Investigating Fatal Accident on Seven Locks Road

UPDATED: Construction crews have evacuated the site near The Heights School in Potomac where a fatal accident occurred Thursday morning. Elsa Rand, spokesperson for the Montgomery County Police Department, said officers received a call from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews at approximately 8:40 a.m. requesting police assistance after the report of a building collapse. […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Additional Video in Potomac Burglary

Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department have released additional home surveillance video from a residential burglary in Potomac that took place May 27. According to police, one or more suspects entered the rear door of a residence located in the 8500 block of Country Club Drive. The suspects stole property before fleeing the scene, and […]

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August 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Davidson Institute Awards Two Montgomery County Teens College Scholarships

Two Potomac Teens Named Davidson Fellows Two Potomac teens, David Wu and Garyk Brixi, are among 20 students recognized nationally as Davidson Fellows for 2018. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development annually awards students, 18 or younger, with $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 college scholarships. Students enter a completed project that has the potential to benefit […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 15-week academy plans a graduation on or about Dec. 18. Participants are required to attend 12 […]

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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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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Welcome to the U.S.: The Citizenship Preparation Program is a free program that will help  prepare applicants for U.S. Citizenship for the test interview and exam. The Montgomery College program occurs throughout the year, including at 6 p.m. Here […]

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