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May 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Influential Authors Stop By 10th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

The 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival featured 140 authors who are celebrated at the local and national level. “This year is the one that I think matches the City of Gaithersburg the most in terms of its diversity,” Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman said. Some in attendance include Sarah McCoy, author of “Marilla of Green Gables”; […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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June 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maggie Rose Ties the Knot (PHOTO)

Country singer Maggie Rose, who is also known as Margaret Durante, has tied the knot. The country music star, who hails from Montgomery County, was married to Austin Marshall over the weekend at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Potomac. You may remember that Rose got engaged to Marshall last year at the Bethesda Blues […]

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May 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Donation Fund for Malcom Winffel Grows, Funeral Scheduled for Thursday

A GoFundMe account for Malcom Winffel has climbed to over $103,000 in just four days. Winffel is being remembered as a hero after he was shot and killed while trying to help a woman in the parking lot of Montgomery Mall last Friday. Winffel’s funeral is scheduled for tomorrow, May 12, at St. Rose of […]

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June 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Girl Scouts Promote Crosswalk Use Along Route 355 in Gaithersburg

The Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 274 teamed up with Gaithersburg Police on June 7th to promote pedestrian safety alongside Route 355 at Summit Avenue. The troop members are working to complete their Bronze Award project by “promoting crosswalk use.” “We applaud the Girl Scouts of Troop 274 for their willingness to help us in […]

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March 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

St. Mary’s Celebrates 200 Years (VIDEO)

St. Mary’s parish is celebrating 200 years in Rockville. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports there are events planned from now through June.

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