Laytonsville

December 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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October 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cadets Attend Magruder’s JROTC’s Eagle Battalion Golf Event

More than 30 students involved in Magruder High School’s Army Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program came out to the first-ever Eagle Battalion Charity Golf Event at Blue Mash Golf Course in Laytonsville on Wednesday. The event was organized by the Eagle Battalion Booster Club, a nonprofit that raises money for the Army JROTC […]

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October 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.  1. It’s World Mental Health Day: Annually, World Mental Health Day raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. When everything seems dark – it's important to appreciate the sparkles of light. It can be almost anything: A call […]

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October 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 9 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to celebrate Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. No School for MCPS Students: Since it’s Yom Kippur, […]

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September 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September. 2: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County Alcohol Beverage Services – all ABS stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – Aquatics programs and facilities open.  […]

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July 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Food Recovery and Community Impact: Montgomery Parks speaker series about food continues tonight on the topic of food recovery. Cheryl Kollin talks about food recovery as a way to alleviate hunger in the county and decrease food waste at […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tuesday Storm Causes Chaos in Montgomery County

On Tuesday, thunderstorms affected various areas of Montgomery County throughout the evening. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for a portion of Montgomery County until 545PM. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. For more information: https://t.co/x1r37Kgyvw — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 2, 2019 According […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Injured in School Bus Crash in Olney, No Students On Board

Fire officials say that two people were injured Wednesday morning in a “head-on collision” between a car and a school bus on Route 108 and Volunteer Drive in Olney. No students, or other passengers, were on board the bus at the time of the accident. The accident happened around 8:15 a.m. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson […]

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May 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New Jersey Man Arrested After Breaking, Entering Laytonsville Home

Montgomery County police arrested a man on May 24 for allegedly breaking and entering into an occupied Laytonsville home. Twenty-five-year-old Thomas Walton of Clifton, N.J., faces first-, second- and fourth-degree burglary charges, as well as two counts of malicious destruction of property. Police say the alleged burglary occurred around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. According […]

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May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Books And Burgers: Laytonsville Class Earns Lunch With Mayor Ashman

As winners of the 10th annual Mayor’s Book Club Contest, students from Laytonsville Elementary will eat hamburgers with Gaithersburg mayor Jud Ashman at the end of the school year. The students, from teacher Diane Hudson’s class, won the lunchtime treat by reading at least 30  minutes a day for one month. This is the second […]

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