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June 14, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Wheaton Sports Pavilion to Host Women’s World Cup Viewing Party

The Wheaton Sports Pavilion – an indoor turf field – will have an open house during the FIFA’s Women’s World Cup on June 16. The event is free to the public, and it will include on-site food trucks to purchase food and beverages from as you sit back and enjoy the USA vs. Chile Women’s […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Police, Firefighters Honored at Rockville’s 30th Annual Public Safety Awards

First responders who protect and serve Rockville were honored at the 30th annual Rockville Public Safety Awards held June 12 at Lakewood Country Club. Each year, members of public safety agencies that serve the city of Rockville are recognized for their outstanding service. Since 1990, 603 awards have been presented to members of Rockville’s public […]

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June 13, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Create a House Sign at Wheaton North Summer Family Day

Residents can create their own house signs at a free event this Saturday. Summer Family Day will host various county departments and community organizations for a fun, family-friendly day. Activities include games, art, and a neighborhood beautification project called “Paint Your House Number.” Attendees will be provided with a 5.5 inch by 18 inch cedar […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Officially Signs On with DC Team in New Pro Swim League

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky will be representing her hometown for the DC Trident in the new International Swimming League. The ISL officially announced rosters for some of its teams and Ledecky was clearly the headliner for the DC […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 29th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dancers are welcome. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain […]

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June 10, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Great, NFL Veteran, Now CEO Shawn Springs

Shawn Springs is one of the best football players to ever come out of Montgomery County. After a decorated career at Springbrook as an All-Met football player and track star, Springs was an All-America at Ohio State and the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. A 13-year NFL career […]

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June 10, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Cirque du King Farm Circus

It was a three ring circus on the lawn in Rockville’s King Farm’s Saddle Ridge Community Center Saturday.   There Charm City’s (Baltimore, MD) troupe from In the Dark Circus Arts performed to the delight of children of all ages. What makes this first time summer event in King Farm unique was the arts light show.  […]

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June 7, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard is not your father’s college president. Not even close. She’s out, she’s proud and she’s in charge. In her 10th year of leading Montgomery College, Pollard discusses what the goals of higher education should be, why community colleges matter and who her go to musical artist is after a tough day at […]

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June 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Helping Women Emerge in Maryland Politics

More women are winning elections, thanks to the experts at Emerge Maryland, a group that recruits, trains and provides a network for Democrats who want to run. The trainers are campaign consultants, advisors and staff from all over the country. Find out from executive director Diane Fink how Emerge is shattering the glass ceiling in […]

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June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Black Bear Spotted in Silver Spring

Lisa Holland and her daughter were driving down Longmead Crossing Drive in Silver Spring at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday and saw a black bear running down the street. They watched as the bear ran behind a house near Argyle Country Club. Here’s the video Holland’s daughter caught on her cell phone.

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