January 27, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Police Release Surveillance Footage From Germantown Assault Investigation

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police, 5th District Patrol Investigations Unit released surveillance footage in connection with an assault that took place at a 7-Eleven in Germantown on Jan. 13. Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in connection with the incident, according to a press release from the […]

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January 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispano Desaparecido de Germantown

David Alvarado Díaz, de 39 años, fue visto por última vez aproximadamente a las 6:00 a.m. del viernes 24 de enero, cuando salió de su residencia en Crystal Rock Drive en Germantown. Conducía un Kia Forte 2017 azul oscuro con matrícula de Maryland: 4DP4092. Alvarado Ruíz mide aproximadamente 5 ’11’ ‘de alto y pesa aproximadamente […]

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January 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 27. 1. No School for Students:  Students do not report to school today because the public school teachers have a professional day. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.  Here’s the agenda. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and […]

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January 24, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Mission BBQ in Germantown Offering Free Barbecue for a Year

Three days before they officially open, the new Mission BBQ in Germantown is offering a promotion today that should get fans of their food very excited. Tonight is Military Appreciation Night from 6-9 pm. The first 100 people in line will get free barbecue for a year. You have to be 18 years old and […]

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January 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

DNA Evidence Links Suspect to Attempted Armed Robbery in Germantown

A man has been arrested and is facing charges for an attempted armed robbery at a Subway in Germantown. Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department say DNA evidence helped link 44-year-old Larry Armwood to an attempted robbery that happened on October 24 at the Subway located on the 18000 block of Matney Road. DNA […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year celebrations, known as the Spring Festival, last for 15 days and this year ends on February 8. Events are […]

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January 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 23-26

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 23-26. Paul Galbraith and Antonio Meneses:  Strathmore’s Inspired Pairings concerts continue with master classical guitarist Paul Galbraith paired with master cellist Anotnio Meneses for a concert in The Mansion. Enjoy an evening of Brazilian and classical music performed with breathtaking skill. Thursday, January 23 […]

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January 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

graphic of the Montgomery County Council Districts

Charter Review Commission Seeks Public Input

The county’s Charter Review Commission seeks public input and invites residents to participate in any of the five listening sessions scheduled through March 23. The purpose of the sessions is to discuss the structure of the Montgomery County Council. The sessions will address whether the size of the Council and its make-up should be changed […]

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January 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranks 2020’s Second Most Educated State

In a new study recently released by WalletHub, Maryland ranks as the second most educated state in the country, just behind Massachusetts. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the higher the level of education one completes, the higher their income potential and the lower their chances of unemployment become. WalletHub compared all 50 states […]

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January 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Parents Raise Concerns at MCPS Boundary Study Meeting

More than 250 people attended Montgomery County Public Schools’ boundary analysis meeting at Northwest High School in Germantown on Tuesday. The project, led by contractors from WXY Architecture, is currently in its initial phase, which consists of gathering public opinion. MCPS officials say the analysis is intended to examine the school system’s current boundaries and […]

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