poolesville

December 11, 2019 | Suzanne Pollak for Montgomery Community Media

Proposal for 7-11 Near School in Poolesville Draws Concern

A proposal for a new 7-11 that will be located directly across from Poolesville Elementary School will be presented at tonight’s Poolesville Planning Commission meeting. The concept plan calls for a 7-11 convenience store along with six gasoline pumps across from the elementary school, which is located on Fisher Avenue. Cliff Kinney, president of the […]

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December 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

New Hours at Maggie Nightingale Library in Poolesville

The Maggie Nightingale Library operating hours change beginning Dec. 9. Based on feedback from a community survey, the library will be open on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently, Monday hours are 2 to 9 p.m. The purpose of the change is to better serve customers and was based on results from a survey […]

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November 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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November 27, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres durante el Día de Acción de Gracias en Montgomery

Aquí hay un vistazo a lo que está abierto y lo que no está abierto durante el Día de Acción de Gracias en el Condado de Montgomery: Oficinas del condado – cerradas. Bibliotecas cerradas. Tiendas de licores del condado – cerradas. Recreación: todos los programas e instalaciones están cerrados. Parques de Montgomery: para conocer el […]

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November 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Cooler temperatures today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Nov. 8. 1. Manufacturing Business Networking Forum: Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz will attend this outreach and networking forum today in Rockville. The event is designed to connect local manufacturing companies in Montgomery County with manufacturing executives […]

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November 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Leaves May Be Past Peak But County’s Rustic Roads Still Offer Scenic Beauty

Peak fall foliage has come and gone but there are still plenty of scenic views and drives in Montgomery County this time of year. One such place is Montevideo Road in Poolesville off of River Road near the Rocklands Farm Winery and not far from Homestead Farms. It is one of many rustic roads in […]

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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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November 5, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Lynching Victim Is Honored With Soil Collection Ceremony in Poolesville

The Montgomery County Lynching Memorial Project collected soil Sunday at the site of a lynching of a 22-year-old African American man in 1880 as part of the Equal Justice Initiative in Poolesville.   George Peck, who had been accused of assaulting a white girl without trial, was attacked by a mob and hanged from a […]

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October 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Nationals for winning the World Series Wednesday night against the Houston Astros! It’s Thursday, Oct. 31 and trick or treaters need to prepare for a stormy Halloween. Check the weather forecast before heading out. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Purple Line Transit Project Procurement Fair: Montgomery […]

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