briggs chaney

August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 20 and it’s National Lemonade Day and National Radio Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Operating a Business in Montgomery County:  Montgomery County is offering a workshop about resources available for starting a business in the area. The workshop is free from 10 a.m. to 12 […]

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February 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

After Receiving Tip, Police Charge Silver Spring Man with Robbery at ATM

A Silver Spring man has been charged in a robbery that occurred at a Bank of America ATM in Briggs Chaney, a Montgomery County police statement said. Dominick Anthony Brown, 29, of the 14000 block of Castle Boulevard in Silver Spring, is being held on $10,000 bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, online court […]

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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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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Tom Hucker Files for Reelection to District 5 Council Seat (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is running for reelection to keep his District 5 County Council seat. Hucker filed his elections paperwork Monday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. He is the first candidate to file for the District 5 Council seat, according to the BOE website. As the District 5 County Councilmember, […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Severe Storms Roll Across Montgomery County (VIDEO)

4.6.17 UPDATED Severe storms rolled across Montgomery County on Thursday afternoon with heavy rains, hail and high winds. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 5 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). As the storms headed towards Montgomery County earlier today, the NWS issued a tornado warning as well as a […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Briggs Chaney Area

A 21-year-old Burtonsville man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Tuesday evening in the Briggs Chaney area, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the motorcycle operator who died at the scene as Addisu Mesfin. According to police, Mesfin was operating a Suzuki motorcycle when it collided with a Toyota Camry shortly […]

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May 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Attempted Sexual Assault in Briggs Chaney (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating an attempted sexual assault of a 16-year-old teen that occurred in the Briggs Chaney area on May 4th. Detectives are releasing a composite sketch of the suspect in hopes you can help identify him. Police said at approximately 3 p.m., on Wednesday, 3rd District officers responded to the 14000 […]

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Kick Off Budget Forums on Jan. 6th in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding the first of five budget forums on Jan. 6th to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Operating Budget priorities. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, in Silver Spring. “Public forums are the residents […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Manna Food Center Helps Families Prepare for Thanksgiving

The days leading up to Thanksgiving are traditionally busy for the staff and volunteers at Manna Food Center and this year is no exception. “We are on track to help well over 4,000 families at this time of year,” said Jackie DeCarlo, the executive director of Manna Food Center. DeCarlo said her organization is seeing […]

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October 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATE: Police Arrest Two Suspects For The Fatal Shooting at Edgewood Park in Briggs Chaney

  UPDATE 10.26.15, 10:15 a.m. Montgomery County police have arrested two suspects for the Oct. 8 homicide of 22-year-old Garrett Alexander McClees, which happened in Edgewood Neighborhood Park. Earl Junius Bennette and Shante Gladden were arrested on Oct. 23rd and are being charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery, according to Montgomery County Police. UPDATED 10.9.15 […]

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