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September 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

All Aboard for Kensington Model Train Show

The annual Kensington Train Show gets on track Sept. 11 and 12 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and features trains, railroad songs and an I Spy game. The cost is $7 person and $2 for children with a maximum of $15 per family. The show features model trains and is held at Kensington Town […]

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September 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know for Labor Day in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 6. Partly cloudy, here’s the forecast. 1. Labor Day: Labor Day is a federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September to recognize the contributions and achievements of workers. 2. What’s Closed:  Most government offices are closed. Check this list. 3. Parade:  Kensington’s 53rd Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival […]

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August 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Wednesday’s Storm Caused Downed Wires, Power Outages, Debris on Roads

Thunderstorms ripped through the county again Wednesday afternoon and evening, causing toppled trees, loss of power, vehicle accidents and stranded cars in high water. At one point during the storm, about 10,000 customers were without power due mainly to downed trees on power lines. By Thursday morning, 899 customers remained without power due to 77 […]

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August 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Call Placement of Nail Boards on Beach Drive ‘Deliberate Act’

The wooden boards with protruding nails and screws found along Beach Drive in Kensington were deliberately placed to destroy property and possibly injure pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles, according to The Maryland-National Capital Park Police’s Montgomery County Division. Since July, officers received five calls concerning these boards that were placed along Beach Drive between Garrett Park […]

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August 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: 92-Year-Old Woman Died from Asphyxiation; Roommate Admitted to Killing Her Last Week

Julia Birch, 26, last week admitted to killing her roommate, 92-year-old Nancy Ann Frankel, according to Montgomery County Police (MCPD). Frankel’s cause of death was asphyxiation, Officer Carlos Cortes, with the police department’s Public Information Division, told MyMCM in an email Tuesday. According to police, officers and fire/rescue personnel responded to a home on Spruell […]

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August 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía: Mujer Admite Quitarle la Vida a su Compañera de Habitación de 92 años en Kensington

Una mujer fue arrestada y acusada de quitarle la vida a su compañera de cuarto en Kensington, escribió la policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD) en un comunicado. Julia Birch, de 26 años, admitió haber matado a Nancy Ann Frankel, de 92 años, dijo la policía. MCPD señaló que alrededor de las 8:20 a.m. del […]

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August 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Woman, 26, Admitted to Killing 92-Year-Old Roommate in Kensington 

A woman has been arrested and charged with killing her roommate in Kensington, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) wrote in a release. Julia Birch, 26, admitted to killing 92-year-old Nancy Ann Frankel, police said. MCPD said that around 8:20 a.m. July 28, officers and fire/rescue personnel responded to a home on Spruell Drive in Kensington for […]

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July 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Washington D.C. Temple Will Open to the Public Next Year 

The Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensington — commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple —  announced it will open its temple to the public for the first time since 1974. The open house will take place April 28 to June 4, 2022. The temple closed for […]

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July 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, July 14, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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July 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, July 13, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 13, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Hyperthermia Alert: Montgomery County issued a Hyperthermia Alert from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The alert is sent when temperatures/heat index is forecast to be at least 95 degrees. See hot weather safety tips and information here. Hyperthermia alert in place […]

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