February 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Warm Weather & Rain Forces Special Olympics Maryland to Cancel 2018 Winter Games

Nearly 200 Maryland athletes will not be competing in the Winter Games this year which were scheduled to start Sunday, Feb. 25. Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) announced Thursday the games would not take place. Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) was set for its annual Winter Games at Whitetail Resort to begin Sunday Feb. 25 and continue […]

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July 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Joins Governors for Bipartisan Appeal to Congress to Pass Affordable Health Insurance

Gov. Larry Hogan is one of 11 governors who want Congress to reject the latest maneuvers by the Republican-led U.S. Senate and work with Democrats to pass affordable health care. In a letter, the governors call on both parties in Congress to “do what we can all agree on: fix our unstable insurance markets.” And […]

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November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Robert DiSpirito Named New Rockville City Manager

Robert DiSpirito was named the new city manager in Rockville , the Mayor and Council announced Tuesday. DiSpirito is a Florida resident with three decades of service in local government leadership, He currently serves as the interim senior manager of the Sarasota County (Florida) Planning and Development Department, served as the city manager of Dunedin, […]

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April 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Warn Residents About Speed Camera Scam Emails (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are warning residents about a possible speed camera violation email scam. According to a Facebook post, the department received reports from law enforcement agencies in California and Pennsylvania about a scam involving fraudulent automated speed camera violation emails. For more, watch the County Report This Week video, below. Police say that […]

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October 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Hall

Gaithersburg Orders City Flag to Half Staff for Gina Roman

By order of Mayor Jud Ashman, the city of Gaithersburg flag will fly at half-staff on Friday, October 2nd in honor of Gina Roman, a former City of Gaithersburg employee who passed away on September 25 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Gina served as the Senior Accountant in the city’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture for 25 […]

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May 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

official photo of Larry Hogan

Governor Larry Hogan Releases Statement Regarding Amtrak Train Derailment

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has released the following statement about the Amtrak train derailment: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic Amtrak crash that occurred in Pennsylvania last night. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, as well as the first responders who are working hard to save and […]

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March 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Troopers Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision on I-270

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred overnight on southbound I-270 north of Germantown Road involving a tractor trailer. Troopers said they were alerted to the collision shortly before 1:30 a.m. on March 18. According to a Maryland State Police account, the driver of the tractor trailer told troopers that he […]

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October 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Police Locate Missing PA Man (PHOTOS)

UPDATED 10.13.14 Police have located Shawn Geiman safe and unharmed. ORIGINAL POST Detectives from the 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance to find a missing Pennsylvania man last seen in Damascus. According to Montgomery County Police, Shawn Geiman of Glenville, Pennsylvania, was last seen on October 10 in the Damascus area. […]

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August 27, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Potomac

UPDATED 10 p.m. on 8.27.14 Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred on August 27 in Potomac. It happened shortly before 4 p.m. at River Road and Rivers Edge Drive. According to a police account, a 2014 Honda NC700 motorcycle was traveling south on River Road and a 2011 BMW X5 […]

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