February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bloomberg’s Wealthiest Towns List Includes Potomac, Travilah

Bloomberg News published its annual list ranking the wealthiest towns in the U.S. Wednesday. Both Potomac and Travilah rank on the list. Travilah, a census-designated place in Montgomery County, earned the 24th spot on the list (last year Travilah ranked 25th on the list). According to Bloomberg, the average household income in Travilah is $284,682. […]

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February 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Brookeville Once Was U.S. Capital Briefly. Very Briefly.

With Presidents Day on Monday, a local historian says several presidents have passed through Montgomery County. The tiny town of Brookeville can claim to have been the “U.S. Capital for a Day.” On Aug. 26, 1814, President James Madison rode into the town after trying to stay one step ahead of the British during the […]

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February 15, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Churchill Girls Basketball Keeps On Rolling

Gaithersburg MD, Thursday, February 14, 2019 Churchill Bulldogs spent their Valentine’s Day evening in Gaithersburg defeating the Trojans 61-29.  This latest win moved them to a 20-1 record. The Bulldogs complete their regular season at home with a game against Richard Montgomery. Churchill is ranked #11 in the DMV just above long time rival Whitman […]

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February 14, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

From Bethesda Resident to ‘Survivor’ Castaway

A Bethesda resident will test her strength and endurance as she competes on the upcoming season of CBS’ “Survivor.” Julia Carter, 25, moved to Montgomery County after finishing graduate school to work in Washington, D.C. She lived in Bethesda for a year before starting medical school at Rutgers University this past fall. She remembers starting […]

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February 13, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Tom & Ray’s Family Restaurant Reopens in Damascus

The popular Damascus family restaurant Tom & Ray’s reopened in a new location Wednesday morning after going out of business three years ago. “I’m ecstatic to be here and be part of this rich tradition,” said co-owner and general manager Bernie Moxley. “Every small town needs a place like Tom & Rays.” The restaurant was […]

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February 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s What Happened at the School Board Meeting Tuesday

The Montgomery County Public Schools’ Board of Education held a meeting Tuesday at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. During the meeting, there was a tentative adoption of the superintendent’s recommended Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget. The Montgomery County Family Justice Center was also recognized for providing services to families impacted by domestic violence, […]

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February 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Human Trafficking in Our County

MCPD’s head of vice, Det. Sgt. David Papalia, talks about why Montgomery County is a prime location for prostitution and human trafficking — and what you can do to help — on this edition of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman.  

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February 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery Mall Shooters Get Sentenced in Court

It’s almost been a year since shots rang out at the Westfield Montgomery Mall parking lot in Bethesda. This week however, the two men responsible — 29-year-old Lucas Austin Graves and 24-year-old David Orlando Montalvo — had their day in court. The shooting happened in March of 2018, and although no one was injured, several […]

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February 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Help in Identifying Man’s Body

Montgomery County police hope the public can help identify a dead man found in a Rockville creek. Detectives released photographs Tuesday of a watch and a plastic ring that were found with the man in the hope that someone will recognize the items. On Saturday, Feb. 2, Wheaton police district officers responded to a call […]

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February 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Four of the 10 Most Diverse Cities in America Are in Montgomery County

According to a study by Wallet Hub, four of the top 10 most diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking San Francisco and Los Angeles. Wallet Hub recently released a study that ranked four Montgomery County cities as most diverse in the country. The finance website placed Gaithersburg, Germantown, Silver Spring and Rockville […]

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