Brookeville

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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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Administration Breaks Ground for Brookeville Bypass

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Transportation Secretary Peter Rahn to announce the reconstruction of the Brookville bypass Tuesday afternoon. Officials said this new road project will mean less time in the car for commuters. “Drivers consistently face delays and congestion when navigating the current narrow, and two-lane roadway through this historic Maryland town,” said […]

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September 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Hope Someone Can ID Men in Surveillance Video

Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in identifying the men in surveillance photos that captured thefts from two cars in early August in Brookeville. The first case occurred about 4 a.m. Aug. 1 in the driveway of a home in the 21300 block of Ridgecroft Drive. A man driving a white pick-up stole […]

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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June 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Over 40 Free Events at 21st Heritage Days

The Heritage Days are returning this year to celebrate local culture, history and nature in Montgomery County. This countywide festival is organized by Heritage Montgomery, which was created in 2003 by State officials and county leaders “to raise the profile of the area’s heritage, ensuring that residents and visitors alike understand and value the county’s past,” […]

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