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October 7, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Northwest Overwhelms Gaithersburg 49-13

Gaithersburg High School, Gaithersburg Maryland October 4th 2019 Homecoming night at Gaithersburg was spoiled by the Jaguars of Northwest High when they marched down the field with their first possession and scored within the first two minutes of the game.  There were 28 unanswered points before the Trojans tallied their first touchdown with one minute […]

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October 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Release External Review Findings Following Damascus High Sexual Assault

The October 2018 sexual assault that took place in the boys’ locker room at Damascus High School led MCPS to take immediate steps to enhance the safety and security of students, especially those participating in athletic and extracurricular programs. Monday morning, Montgomery County superintendent of schools Jack Smith sent out a letter to the MCPS […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

0-5 Redskins Fire Gruden

The Washington Redskins have fired head coach Jay Gruden. The firing was reported early this morning by national media and the team made it official with a press release shortly thereafter. Source: Washington has fired head coach Jay Gruden. — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) October 7, 2019 The #Redskins have issued the following statement. 🔗: https://t.co/yrT73E2FNO pic.twitter.com/YNjY6FsQUt […]

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October 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

New Legislation Prohibits Flavored E-Cigarettes in Certain Stores

Montgomery County continues to combat the national vaping crisis through legislation. A newly introduced set of bills is aimed to reduce the access county youth have to e-cigarettes. This week, Bill 32-19, Health and Sanitation-Flavored Electronic Cigarettes was introduced, and officials say it would prohibit manufacturers from distributing flavored e-cigarettes to certain retail stores. This […]

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September 30, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Healthy Montgomery 2023 Goals Released

A plan of action for making Montgomery County healthier has recently been released by local health officials. The Healthy Montgomery 2023 plan provides objectives for improving the health of all Montgomery County residents, modeling approaches adopted by the federal Healthy People initiative and the Maryland State Health Improvement Process. Healthy Montgomery 2023 goals are evaluated […]

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September 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

New Bill Requires Air Conditioning for All Rental Units in the County

Many Montgomery County residents who rent older and more affordable housing units do not have access to consistent air conditioning according to officials. Well, County Councilmembers plan to do something about it through a Bill which will require landlords to provide and maintain air conditioning service for rental housing throughout the county. Councilmember Tom Hucker […]

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September 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPD Investigating Burglary at Islamic Center in Burtonsville

Montgomery County Police are investigating a burglary at the Idara Jaferia Islamic Center in Burtonsville. Surveillance video shows that a male suspect entered the building, located on the 3000 block of Spencerville Road, shortly before 8:00 p.m. on August 12 using a ladder to climb into an open second floor window. Police say the suspect […]

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August 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Department of Transportation to Add More Scooters Throughout the County

Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s expansion of the dockless vehicle pilot program is underway. The pilot program now includes e-bikes and e-scooters and has been expanded to include two service areas, East and West County.  This expansion includes Bird scooters, which are now available in certain parts of the county. Additional areas of the county will […]

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August 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispano Arrestado por Presuntamente Atacar y Violar a Una Mujer en Silver Spring

Kevin Mendoza, de 26 años, fue arrestado y es acusado por violación en primer grado e intento de asesinato en segundo grado. Detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery – División de Investigaciones de Víctimas Especiales (SVID), arrestaron a Mendoza tras el hecho ocurrido en un complejo de apartamentos en Silver Spring, MD. […]

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August 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Tuesday Night Storms Leave Damage Throughout the County

Severe thunderstorms caused flooded roadways, downed wires and significant damage throughout parts of the county on Tuesday evening. Stoney Creek Road off River Road in Potomac overflowed causing potential damage to the bridge and road surface, officials say. @mcfrsPIO #TurnAroundDontDrown!! pic.twitter.com/8BHvmCXiFf — Scott Glazer (@radioinstl) August 6, 2019 Update – Bradley Boulevard near Kendale Rd, […]

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