North Potomac

March 29, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Fatal Collision in North Potomac

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision that happened on Saturday in North Potomac on Darnestown Road (MD Route 28) at Blackberry Drive around 8:30 p.m. A preliminary investigation determined that a 2017 BMW i3 was traveling east on Darnestown Road approaching Blackberry Drive when a 2018 Toyota RAV4 was attempting to turn left […]

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March 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Eight County Recreation Centers Resume In-Person Activities

It’s been a challenging year to stay fit, but hope is on the horizon as Montgomery County Department of Recreation is gradually reopening its community centers. So far, eight of the county’s 21 community centers have reopened: Bauer Drive Recreation Center in Rockville, Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center, Plum Gar Recreation Center […]

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February 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 17, 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 […]

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February 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. School Board Meets: Montgomery County Board of Education meets virtually at 1:30 p.m. for a worksession on the FY 2022 operating budget. 2. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at nine testing sites today. 3. […]

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June 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

102 Years Young: Drive-By Parade Celebrates North Potomac Woman’s Birthday

North Potomac resident Ida Pearl Green turned 102 years young on Thursday. Green’s family and friends honored her with a drive-by parade, honking, cheering and shouting “I love you’s” to celebrate her special day.

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June 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Flood Warning for Northwestern Areas of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for portions of Montgomery County until 8:30 p.m. Friday. The warning includes Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Damascus, Poolesville, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Mount Airy, and Boyds. According to the warning, more than one inch of rain fell Friday with additional rain of one inch expected during […]

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February 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 21. 1. It’s National Caregivers Day: National Caregivers Day honors health care professionals across the country who provide long-term and hospice care. Take time to thank a caregiver for their dedication and care of our loved ones. 2. Tax Aide Program: Free tax preparation […]

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February 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 20 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy with a high of 41 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 20. 1. Planning Board meets: The Planning Board meets at 9 a.m. at their Silver Spring headquarters. The meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Coffee with Councilmember Gabe Albornoz:  Councilmember Gabe […]

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November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic centers are open. Recreation, and senior centers and administrative offices are closed. Montgomery Parks – […]

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September 18, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Quince Orchard Coach Faces 10 Child Pornography Charges

A former Quince Orchard High School assistant wrestling coach is facing 10 charges of possession of child pornography. Investigators found that Dake Edward Williams, 28, had more than 1,000 files of child pornography on electronic devices. He was a volunteer coach at Quince Orchard High School from 2015 to 2018. According to his arrest warrant, […]

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