November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

It Ain’t Quite Snowmageddon but First Flurries Seen in the County

Multiple cities in the county have seen their first traces of snow Friday. Germantown, Gaithersburg and even here in Rockville at MCM saw some minor flurries in the morning. Check out this video and you’ll need to really, really squint to see the flakes. No more snow is reported in the forecast for the foreseeable […]

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October 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Halloween is tomorrow. Make sure you have your candy and costume at the ready! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Emory Grove Early Childhood Center Grand Opening: Today at 1 p.m., Montgomery County Public Schools is holding its grand opening ceremony for the Emory Grove Early Childhood […]

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October 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Local Officials Want Corridor Cities Transitway Back on Track

Local officials expressed their support Monday for the Corridor Cities Transitway, a commuter link between Clarksburg and the Shady Grove Metro Station. The project had been on the state list of approved transportation projects, but was yanked by Gov. Larry Hogan in recent weeks. Officials said growth along its path had been approved and built. […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

138 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifnalists in the 2020 competition Tuesday. 138 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Richard Montgomery (39), Montgomery Blair (36), […]

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September 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestra Puertorriqueña Nominada como Finalista al Premio Maestra del Año de Maryland

La puertorriqueña Madeline Hanington, maestra de desarrollo de facultad en Hallie Wells Middle School en Clarksburg, ha sido seleccionada como finalista para el premio Maestra del Año de Maryland 2019-2020. El Departamento de Educación del estado Maryland nombró a Hanington y a otros seis educadores a través del estado como finalistas, así reveló a través […]

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September 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hallie Wells Educator Named Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, a staff development teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is a finalist for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. Hanington, named the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year in April at the annual Champions for Children celebration, is continuing to earn recognition as an educator, as […]

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August 31, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Introduces Brand New Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg

School bells will be ringing for Montgomery County Public School Students on Tuesday. Yolanda Allen, who is the Principal of the newly opened Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg says they expect about 650 students this year. The school will come with a lot of cool features, all of them geared towards encouraging students to […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Strong Storms Displace Two Families

Lightning strikes cause at least two house fires Thursday evening Strong storms passed through Montgomery County Thursday evening, resulting in numerous collisions, a motorcycle crash, wires down, and two house fires, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) spokesman Pete Piringer. Thursday about 7:45 p.m. MCFRS responded to a report of a house fire […]

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August 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Clarksburg Collision

Update (Aug. 21): Montgomery County Police said the motorcycle collision on Frederick Road (MD 355) near Comus Road in Clarksburg is now fatal. Jeremy Cross, the 22-year-old motorcyclist from Silver Spring, died from injuries he sustained in the collision, police say. The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and urge anyone with information […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 16. 1. Moonlight Movies at the Mansion:  It’s movie night in Gaithersburg. Bring a blanked and enjoy The Greatest Showman under the stars on the front lawn of Kentlands Mansion from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission and […]

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