Barnesville

May 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘Total Loss’: Barn Fire in Barnesville Causes $2 Million in Damages, Fire Officials Say

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) responded to a large barn fire on Peach Tree Road in Barnesville shortly before midnight Monday evening, fire officials said. Crews found heavy fire engulfing the entire 500 x 100 foot barn, Battalion Chief Jay Blake said. No animals were inside and no one was injured. The barn […]

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July 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Annual Barnesville Tournament Celebrates Maryland’s Official Sport

Quick. What’s Maryland’s state sport? Give up? Jousting became the official sport of Maryland in 1962. The Annual St. Mary’s Chicken Dinner and Jousting Tournament in Barnesville has held a tournament every year for more than a century to commemorate the game and its legacy in Maryland. 

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December 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Light rain is expected today, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Fatality: A 9-year-old girl was struck and killed yesterday after getting off her school bus in Bethesda. 2. Police Officer Trial Update:  Officer Kevin Moris was […]

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December 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Montgomery County Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for  porttions of Montgomery County, including Barnesville and Beallsville. Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Brunswick MD, Shannondale WV, Adamstown MD until 5:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/lausmEMJvu — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) June 13, 2019   The National Weather Service has issued a […]

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August 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Family Day at the Fair:  To celebrate family day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, there will be free admission for all youth ages 11 and under. Carnival Megapass one-day ride wristbands are $15 for all ages. 2. #CityHallSelfieDay:   The City of […]

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August 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Eviction Protection for Tenants: Montgomery County leaders are inviting residents to learn more about legislation underway that aims to protect tenants from certain evictions today. The study will take place at the Silver Spring Civic Center, located at 1 Veterans […]

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August 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Wednesday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The agenda includes discussion of implementing the Stone Street Corridor recommendations. Click here for the agenda. 2. Taiwan Contemporary Art: An exhibition — “What do you […]

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July 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Seventh Grade Immunization Clinics Continue: As the 2018-2019 school year approaches, Montgomery County is offering free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the locations throughout the County until August. Click here for a list of times and schedules. […]

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July 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, July 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Turf War: Because it has so little land, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School is considering artificial turf for its football field. The Montgomery County Board of Education takes up the proposal at its meeting, which starts at 5:30 p.m. at […]

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