Gaithersburg

August 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Montgomery International Film Festival Gets the Red Carpet Treatment

Three ingredients for a successful film festival are a string of quality films, some buzz and, of course, a red carpet. The Montgomery International Film Festival at Rio in Gaithersburg kicked into high gear this afternoon with their opening ceremony including a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a Hollywood-style red carpet. The festival began on August 18 […]

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August 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Gaithersburg ‘Distraction Theft’ After 6 Women Steal $24,000 in Cell Phones

Montgomery County police’s Gaithersburg District Investigative Section seeks information about six women suspected of committing a “distraction theft” at a Gaithersburg Verizon store. Police believe one of the women pretended to be pregnant to steal 29 cell phones worth around $24,000, as the other five women distracted store employees. Police say the incident happened July […]

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August 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Silver Diner Now Open at Rio

The brand new Silver Diner at Rio in Gaithersburg is now open from 4 pm-2 am Friday and Saturday, 4 pm-midnight Sunday then officially opens Monday for full hours beginning with breakfast.  

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August 23, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Sospechosas Roban Miles de Dólares en Celulares de Tienda Verizon en Gaithersburg

Detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery, Sección de Investigación del 6to Distrito, están investigando un robo de distracción cometido por seis sospechosas en una tienda de Verizon en Gaithersburg. Mientras cinco de las sospechosas buscaban desviar la atención de los empleados de la tienda, la sexta sospechosa, en aproximadamente un minuto, robó […]

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August 22, 2019 | Laura Rowles

My Perspective as a Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Intern

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is delighted to introduce you to its Summer intern Donavia Ramsay. The Chamber is so honored to be able to participate in the Montgomery County Public Schools Internship program. It is a wonderful opportunity for the students to get hands-on experience and learn about the “real world”. If you have the capability to […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Silver Spring Man with Indecent Exposure

Gaithersburg City police have charged 25-year-old Miguel Angel Jorge Vasquez of Silver Spring with indecent exposure. Police said on August 12 around 7 p.m., a man followed a person on the footpath in the 100 block of Treehaven Street in Gaithersburg where he allegedly exposed himself. The investigation by the police developed Vasquez as a […]

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August 22, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Boleto Ganador de Lotería se Vendió en Gaithersburg

Los funcionarios de la Lotería de Maryland están buscando al ganador del premio mayor de $ 775,000 dólares de Multi-Match del sorteo del lunes por la noche. Este es el quinto premio mayor del año del Multi-Match, y el ganador puede elegir entre recibir el premio de forma anual de $ 775,000 dólares o una […]

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August 22, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Alum Ankrah Calls Opportunity to Play for Redskins ‘A Blessing’

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins (Bullis) is the most famous Montgomery County product on the Washington Redskins roster but he is not the only one. Haskins is in a battle for the starting quarterback job. Andrew Ankrah is a rookie linebacker fighting just to make the roster. “Everybody has a story, everybody has a different way how […]

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August 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 22 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 22 . Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1.Ride Smart: Free public transit travel training for ages 50+ will take place today at the White Oak Senior Center in Silver Spring from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Attendees will learn how to read Ride On & Metro bus […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Gaithersburg

Maryland Lottery officials are looking for the player who won the Multi-Match $775,000 jackpot for Monday night’s drawing. This is the fifth Multi-Match jackpot hit of the year, and the winner can choose between the $775,000 annuity or an estimated $450,000 cash option (before taxes). The winning ticket with the numbers 18, 24, 34, 35, […]

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