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March 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Bullis Students, Teacher Make Masks for Medical Workers

The Bullis School in Potomac is utilizing its Bullis Innovation and Technology Lab (BITLab) 3D printers to make N95 masks and face shield bands for medical workers and first responders. Ethan Till and Tyler Kuehl — both juniors at Bullis — started 3D printing N95 masks once their school moved to online learning because of […]

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March 27, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Founding Farmers’ Curbside Delivery Offers Traditional Fare and…Toilet Paper?

Like several restaurants in the area, Founding Farmers located in Park Potomac just off I-270 near Montrose Road, is still open for business for curbside pick up. But they’re not just selling the regular fare. When you go online to order, there are some non-traditional offerings like oranges, cookie dough and…toilet paper. Yes, toilet paper, […]

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March 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Potomac Restaurants Open for Carry Out, Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many Potomac restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource is the new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. Montgomery Community Media’s Carolyn Raskauskas contacted many of the restaurants in and around Potomac […]

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March 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Cloudy early with a high temperature of 78 degrees and isolated showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon, check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know for March 20 in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Latest: Click here to see the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County. 2. Walter Johnson High School Fundraiser:  […]

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March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 19 and here are five things to be aware of in Montgomery County. 1. It’s The First Day of Spring: Despite the stress and anxiety caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there’s still a reason to smile 😊. Spring has arrived earlier this year making it the earliest in more than 100 […]

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March 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Family of Slain Potomac Man Calls for Release of Police Camera Footage

The family of the Potomac man fatally shot by police March 12 is calling upon the Montgomery County Police Department to “immediately release all body camera footage and audio.” MCPD and the attorneys for Duncan Socrates Lemp tell different accounts of the incident, which is under investigation. According to MCPD, police entered Lemp’s home without […]

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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, March 18 and we Montgomery Community Media employees are on our third day working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s also Awkward Moments Day and because we are practicing social distancing, we are somewhat grateful we can keep our awkward moments to ourselves. 1. Maryland Primary Postponed: Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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March 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Release Additional Information About Fatal Shooting in Potomac

Montgomery County Police on Tuesday afternoon released additional details on the police-involved fatal shooting of a Potomac man March 12. According to MCPD, the man whose home police were searching refused to show his hands and get on the ground but instead headed to another room inside the residence when the shooting occurred. Police identified […]

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March 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 17 in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s Tuesday, March 17 and today we are celebrating but in a socially distant fashion. Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Gyms Closed: On Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced executive action to close all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms in the state of […]

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March 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 16 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy early with a high of 54 degrees, check out the weather forecast. Today is Monday, March 16 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Cases Climb:  Officials announce Sunday that Montgomery County now has 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19, six of which were just confirmed on […]

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