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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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May 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

White’s Ferry Closed Due to High Water and Debris in the Potomac

White’s Ferry is closed today because of high water and debris in the Potomac River. The high level of water in the Potomac River will continue into Wednesday. Traffic Advisory – Tues 5/7 @MontgomeryCoMD White’s Ferry is CLOSED (high water & debris) Potomac River River levels high … Riley’s Lock, White’s Ferry, Edward’s Ferry, Monocacy […]

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April 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

Singer Maggie Rose Shares the Stage with Comedian Bill Murray at Caddyshack Tournament

Singer/songwriter Maggie Rose is having a good year. A very good year. The Potomac native who now lives in Nashville kicked off her Change the Whole Thing tour in March, warmed up for and sang with Kelly Clarkson twice during the tour, performed live on The Today Show then this weekend shared the stage with […]

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April 26, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Haskins’ Coach at Bullis Beams With Pride Over His Former Pupil

Last night was a life-changing one for Dwayne Haskins, Jr. Surrounded by family, friends and fans at a bowling alley in Gaithersburg, Haskins got the call that he was being drafted by the Washington Redskins with the 15th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. There was excitement and relief mixed with some disappointment for the […]

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April 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Former Bullis Standout Haskins Drops to 15th Pick, Drafted By Redskins

Rumors and reports swirled for days that it could happen. Then around 10 o’clock Thursday night, it did happen. “It” was Dwayne Haskins, Jr., former star quarterback at Bullis in Potomac, being selected in the first round by the Washington Redskins. Weeks ago, Haskins was projected by many to be picked by the New York […]

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April 25, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Glenstone Opens New Environmental Center, Extends Ride On Bus Arrangement

The Glenstone Museum in Potomac has been packing them in and gaining a growing reputation around the world since re-opening last October. Today, the museum announced the opening of a new 7,200-square-foot building that embodies the latest thinking in sustainability in an effort to become more green. Attendees at today’s announcement included County Executive Marc […]

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April 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Former Bullis Standout Haskins Ready for NFL Draft

Three years removed from being a star quarterback at the Bullis School in Potomac where he dominated the IAC (Interstate Athletic Conference), Dwayne Haskins Jr is on the brink of his next big step as a football player. Tonight, he will hear his name called somewhere in the first round of the NFL Draft which […]

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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Give and Ride Food Drive Continues Through Saturday

Ride On bus passengers can help needy families and receive a free bus ride by donating canned or nonperishable food during Ride On’s 32nd annual food drive. The drive, started by a group of bus drivers over 30 years ago, runs from Sunday, April 28, through Saturday, May 4. During the week, food collection bags […]

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Bullis Grad Haskins Getting Closer to Dream of Playing in the NFL

Dwayne Haskins Jr. was at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda Thursday night to receive an award at the annual Touchdown Club Awards Gala. Just one week away from the NFL Draft, Haskins, a Heisman finalist from Ohio State, is projected as a first round pick. Brandy Simms caught up with the former Bullis standout quarterback […]

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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

83-Year-Old Potomac Woman Struck By Car Dies

Police say an 83-year-old woman died Wednesday — a little less than a week after she was struck by a vehicle in Rockville. The woman has been identified by police as Huo K Li of Potomac. The incident occurred on Thursday, April 11, according to police. Police say that at 2:24 p.m., Rockville police officers […]

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