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November 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Memorial Grows Outside French Embassy (PHOTOS)

A memorial is growing outside the entrance of the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. where people have dropped off flowers, candles, cards and even wine as part of a tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris. You can leave your condolences online, here. President Barack Obama has ordered all U.S. flags to be […]

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September 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Family of Wootton Teen Killed in Crash Releases a Statement

David and Pamela Murk, the parents of 18-year-old Alex Murk who died in a car crash on June 25 in Potomac, released a statement on Sept. 21 in response to a Montgomery County police report. The crash also killed Calvin Li, 18, of Rockville. Murk and Li were both members of Wootton High School’s class of […]

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August 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Appoints Kimberly Boldon as Wootton High School Acting Principal

The Montgomery County Public Schools executive leadership staff and administration at Wootton High School have appointed Kimberly Boldon to serve as Wootton’s acting principal for the 2015-2016 school year. This decision comes after the loss of school’s beloved principal Michael Doran who died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. “As difficult as it may be, we must continue to […]

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August 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Memorial Service for Late Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran (VIDEO)

More than 2,000 people among them students, parents, educators, and county officials gathered at a memorial service to pay tribute to Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran. Doran died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. Former and current students sang songs to honor the principal’s Irish roots and shared memories of a man who they say cared deeply […]

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August 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Memorial Service Honors Beloved Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

A crowd of more than 2,000 people among them students, parents, educators, and county officials gathered at today’s celebration of life to pay tribute to Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran. Doran died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. In this video recap, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers, Board of Education Vice President Michael Durso, and Sebrena Pitts, […]

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August 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Memorial Grows Outside Wootton High for Principal Doran (PHOTOS)

Bouquets of flowers, school memorabilia and messages of love are being left at principal Michael Doran’s designated parking space in front of Wootton High School. On Wednesday, the Wootton community was shocked to learn that their beloved principal had passed away just two weeks before the start of the new school year. The Montgomery County […]

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June 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wootton High School to Host Memorial For Alex Murk and Calvin Li Tonight

Wootton High School is hosting a memorial tonight for the two students who died in a fatal car crash last week. The memorial for Alex Murk and Calvin Li is planned for 7 – 9 p.m. tonight (June 30th) in the high school’s auditorium, according to a note posted on the school’s website. The media […]

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June 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Memorial Growing for Teen Victims of Car Crash in North Potomac (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Two teens died in a tragic and violent car crash in North Potomac and now on the spot where they died a memorial is growing. A wooden marker decorated with flowers, a sports uniform, basketball and football is growing. Teens buried their heads in the hands in disbelief as they arrived to the spot where a […]

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May 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 6, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Top City: The city of Rockville has been named a top 10 city for families by Livability. 2. Fallen Heroes: The Montgomery County Police Department will hold a memorial tribute today to remember our […]

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January 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Remembering Nancy Dacek (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Former colleagues of Nancy Dacek recall their memories of this dedicated public servant who passed away January 11, 2015 at the age of 81. Susan Kenedy reports. Dacek also served on the Board of Montgomery Community Television from 1985 until 1989. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Nancy Dacek is planned for Jan. […]

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