Brookeville

September 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Village Fire Displaces Two Families, Injures Firefighter

Several people were injured Tuesday morning in a 2 a.m. fire at two houses in the Olney Village neighborhood in the Brookeville area. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, said 70 firefighters were on scene responding to the emergency, and one of the firefighters has nonlife-threatening injuries. The firefighter is […]

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June 27, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Explore County History, Culture and Beauty During Annual Heritage Days

Montgomery County’s history comes alive as Heritage Montgomery holds their annual “Heritage Days” this weekend to educate the public about the historic landmarks throughout the County. The annual two-day event held the last weekend of June gives visitors the opportunity to discover more than 40 different sites representing the history, culture, and natural beauty of […]

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May 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Tale of the Missing Peacock Found in Brookeville

A missing peacock was found in a Brookeville neighborhood on Wednesday. Stacey Cyphers of Brookeville said she found the peacock in her backyard in the afternoon and — worried about reports of a peacock getting killed by a car on New Hampshire Avenue on Monday — she and her son Collin waited with the peacock […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Recognized For Confronting Brookeville Gunman

Three police officers were honored for their efforts to save a woman whose husband was trying to kill her in Brookeville. The incident happened on May 7, 2018. Officers Beverly LaFleur, Cecil Williams, and Cody Hobbs responded to a 911 call about domestic violence. MCM reported last year that police said Christopher Wilson Snyder had […]

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March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board agenda items include a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the Westwood Shopping Center, among many other items. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Student Protests: Students from the region are planning to walkout of school and march from the White […]

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February 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

What to Do on Super Bowl Sunday in Montgomery County

Live in Montgomery County and still need plans for Super Bowl Sunday? Here’s a guide of events happening in different areas of the county celebrating the big football game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. Bethesda Hope Floats Bethesda, a flotation therapy spa, is having a Super Bowl special on their […]

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January 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Residents Can Get New LED Light Bulbs at Local Breweries. Wait, What?

Montgomery County residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs for free LED light bulbs thanks to a program by local breweries and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Participants may bring as many bulbs as they have available to receive a […]

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January 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Teacher Dies in Classroom

Montgomery County Public School teacher Deanna Perucci, 24, died suddenly while teaching a class at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac Thursday morning. Herbert Hoover’s principal Dr. Yong-Mi Kim sent a letter home to families. According to Kim, Perucci’s “passing was the result of a medical emergency.” MCPS has already started offering support to students present […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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November 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Residents Explain Why They Vote

Olney voters exercised their civic duty in Maryland’s 2018 Gubernatorial Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Yesterday, we spoke to voters at four voting precincts about the issues and candidates driving them to the polls. For many voters, this midterm election felt more urgent than others. Here’s what the voters had to say. Sherwood Elementary School […]

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