September 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Frost Advisory Issued for Monday Night, Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins Monday at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for  Montgomery County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or killed if left uncovered. NWS […]

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September 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Virginia Man Arrested and Charged With Second-Degree Rape

A 35-year-old man was arrested and charged with a second-degree rape that occurred on Aug. 23 in Olney, according to police. Douglas Clifton Stewart, a Virginia resident, was arrested in his home at approximately 9:15 a.m. on Sept. 16 by Montgomery County police. Suspect Charged with Second-Degree Rape; Possibility of Additional Victims a Concern: https://t.co/uB0yy3LMae […]

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August 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Three-Fourths of St. John’s Episcopal Students Opt For In-Class Learning

About 75 percent of the students at St. John’s Episcopal School in Olney plan to enter their classroom on the first day of school. The other 25 percent have opted to learn at home through virtual learning. The new school year for students in Pre-K through eighth grade will start on Sept. 8 with an […]

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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Brew Belly Employee Spat on by Customer Refusing to Wear Mask

An employee of Brew Belly in Olney was spat on July 31 by a disgruntled customer refusing to wear a mask. “Never did we think we would be making a post like this,” Brew Belly wrote on its Facebook page Aug. 1. “We appreciate the patrons that were around at the time that stepped in […]

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August 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning until 2:30 p.m. Tuesday for portions of Montgomery County as Tropical Storm Isaias moves quickly through the area. The storm is producing heavy rain and high winds throughout our region. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Damascus. […]

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July 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Good Counsel ‘Blindsided’ by County’s Cancellation of its Graduation

There were many disappointed students and families at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney when they learned that this Saturday’s graduation was cancelled by the county’s Department of Health and Human Services. After receiving a complaint that more than 50 people would be gathering at the school this weekend, the county told […]

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July 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Sitios que Ofrecen Pruebas Gratis de COVID-19 en Montgomery

El Condado de Montgomery anuncio que tiene tres sitios donde los residentes pueden hacerse la prueba de COVID-19, y tendrá dos más emergentes. Las pruebas requieren una cita previa, pero no se requieren órdenes del médico y son gratuitas. Además, el Condado agrega constantemente sitios emergentes para que las pruebas sean más accesibles, según el […]

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June 16, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Katz, Local Business Owners Will Team up for Friday’s Business Briefing

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host his next Business Briefing Friday, June 19, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Katz will be accompanied by Brendan and Bailey O’Leary, owners of Rockville’s True Respite Brewing Company as well as Shannon Gorman, owner of Olney’s Gorman’s Garments and Gear. Throughout the meeting, the group will […]

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June 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Good Counsel Students Organize Protest in Olney Sunday

Several Black Lives Matter protests – demanding racial justice after the death of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis – took place in Montgomery County over the weekend, On Sunday, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School students organized one of the protests. The students and community met at the Olney campus in […]

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June 5, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Several Protests Scheduled Across Montgomery County This Weekend

Severals protests are scheduled this weekend in Montgomery County as nationwide protests calling for racial equality and justice for George Floyd continue to emerge nationwide. On Friday, Montgomery County residents took to Twitter, sharing flyers and tweets to spread awareness about upcoming protests. Mocoprotest, a county-based protest group has compiled a public document that lists […]

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