clarksburg

October 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Two People Killed in Clarksburg Rollover Crash

A rollover crash in the Clarksburg area claimed the lives of two young people from Germantown on Saturday night. 20-year-old Dylan Bansi and 18-year-old Maryann Hardesty were both killed as a result. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Bansi, was traveling south on Ridge Road (Route 27) near Morning Star […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 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 Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

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September 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Congress Working to Award Medal of Honor to Clarksburg WWII Veteran Posthumously

“To correct an historical injustice,” U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen said he will introduce bipartisan and bicameral legislation to award Corporal Waverly Woodson the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions during D-Day in World War II. Woodson, who died in 2005, received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart and was nominated for the […]

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August 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestro de MCPS es Acusado de Abuso Sexual a Estudiante

Un maestro de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), que también fue candidato al Congreso de Maryland, fue arrestado el miércoles y enfrenta varios cargos por contacto sexual inapropiado a un estudiante de octavo grado. El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery dijo en un comunicado que existe la posibilidad de más […]

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August 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne and Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Teacher, Who Ran for Congress, Charged With Sexual Abuse of Student

A Montgomery County Public Schools teacher, who was also a former Maryland Congressional candidate, was arrested Wednesday and faces several charges for inappropriate sexual contact with an eighth-grade student. Montgomery County Police Department said in a statement that there’s a possibility of additional victims. Police say Maxwell Bero, 30, of Clarksburg allegedly had sexual interactions […]

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July 2, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Olympian Dominique Dawes Opens New Gymnastics Academy

Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes is known by many as a three-time Olympic gymnast and a gold medal winner. But this week Dawes is doing something she considers much more significant – opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff in the latest episode of MoCo’s Most Famous about […]

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June 26, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Race-Based Vandalism Discovered at Elementary School in Clarksburg

Race-based words of hate were spray painted on a sidewalk and the roof by Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg, according to Montgomery County Police Department. According to Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department Fifth District Investigative Section, the two acts of vandalism occurred between June 17 and 18. On June 18, a school […]

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June 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. On the agenda: a COVID-19 update from County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. Watch the meeting streamed live on Facebook (@MontgomeryCountyMDCouncil) and YouTube (@moCoCouncilMD). 2. State Board of Education […]

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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Clarksburg Teacher Drops Final Rap Video to Students

Since March 24, Michael Doggett has been connecting with students through rap and hip hop videos filmed from the comfort of his home. Wednesday marked the final installment of the sixth-grade teacher’s popular rap videos titled “Hey Students,” posted weekly to his YouTube channel and other social media platforms in an effort to motivate and […]

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May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

24 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

24 Montgomery County students have earned National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nationwide and were among 50 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. The winners and their […]

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