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December 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Video Released of Man Swiping Packages from Germantown Front Doors

Home security cameras caught images of the same man involved in the theft of packages from the front porches of two homes in Germantown, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police have released the security footage, which shows the man approaching the home and looking in the front door. Just off the camera it appears […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Lipsync Mom Breaks Internet at Maryland Game

The mom of the year award goes to Mandy Remmell, 29, who embarrassed her son at a Terrapins basketball game. During a timeout, the “fan cam” focused in on Remmel who was singing along to Kelly Clarkson’s 2004 hit song “Since U Been Gone.” As she “performed,” her son appeared to melt into his own […]

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December 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man in Connection with Theft, Assault at Home Depot

Montgomery County police released a surveillance image Thursday hoping someone can identify a man wanted in connection of a theft and an assault on two employees at a Home Depot in Wheaton. The incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Home Depot at 14000 Georgia Ave., a police statement said. Police said […]

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December 12, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Stanley Cup’s Tour of D.C. Area Makes Stop at Gaithersburg High

The Stanley Cup made a stop at Gaithersburg High School on Wednesday where members of the BROTHERS program got to pose with the trophy.

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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December 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Human Remains Found in Rockville

Update, Dec. 11, 5 p.m.: The body found in Rockville is a white male, at least 60 years old and between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The Medical Examiner estimates the individual has been dead for at least a year, police […]

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December 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

What Watkins Mill Interchange Looks Like from the Air

Gregory Slater, administrator of the State Highway Administration, shared aerial photos of the Watkins Mills interchange project with Gaithersburg city officials. Motorists drive past the work every day on I-270. Here’s what it looks like from the air (click to enlarge):

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December 11, 2018 | Laura Rowles

World’s Largest Selection of Beer Now at Yard House Gaithersburg

The world’s largest selection of beer is now available in Gaithersburg, Maryland, as Yard House is now open for business. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Yard House on the grand opening of their new restaurant on Monday, Dec. 10. They are located at 211 Rio Boulevard in Gaithersburg. At Yard House Gaithersburg, you […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Approves $200,000 Grant For Faith-Based Communities Targeted By Hate Crimes

Montgomery County has approved $200,000 for the Faith-based Facilities Security Operating Grant. The grant aims to cover security costs for faith-based communities―such as churches, synagogues, mosques, etc.―experiencing hate crimes. The county has officially opened the application for faith communities to apply for a grant of up to $20,000. Not only does the grant cover the cost […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hypothermia Alert Issued Through Tuesday Afternoon

Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert through Tuesday until 11 a.m. Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert from 5:00 pm Mon, 12/10 to 11:00 am Tues, 12/11.Expect the wind chill to be below 32°.Wear layers if you go outside.Take extra precautions if you spend significant time outdoors: https://t.co/jMV4anGEFq pic.twitter.com/U8bQRGLsWp […]

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