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March 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Poolesville. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages may […]

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March 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

White’s Ferry and Some Roads Closed Due to Flooding

With the heavy rain that fell Thursday, Fire and Rescue Services reports some roads are closed due to high water. White’s Ferry at is closed today because of flooding on the Potomac River. The high level of water in the Potomac River will continue into Saturday. Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive, River Road, […]

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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board agenda items include a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the Westwood Shopping Center, among many other items. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Student Protests: Students from the region are planning to walkout of school and march from the White […]

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March 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Potomac’s Maggie Rose Is Singing with Kelly Clarkson and Loving Every Minute of It

Potomac, Md native Maggie Rose takes time out during her country-wide tour to talk with MCM. Hear about sharing the stage with Kelly Clarkson, the inequity of radio play between male and female country singers, and how growing up in Montgomery County influenced her career on this episode of  MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff. […]

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March 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Potomac’s Maggie Rose To Open for Kelly Clarkson, Kick Off Her Own Tour

Country singer/songwriter Maggie Rose is going places. All over the country to be exact including right here, back home, where it all started. The Potomac, Md native kicks off her spring tour Thursday, March 7 in Lexington, Ky and comes to this area for shows on March 16 at DC’s U Street Music Hall and […]

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March 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Spring Ahead for Daylight Saving Time on Sunday

Remember to Set Your Clocks Ahead Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts Sunday morning, March 10 at 2 a.m. therefore remember to set your clocks ahead by one hour before going to sleep Saturday night. An extra hour of sunlight during the evening is the result of Daylight Saving Time. The changeover back to standard time […]

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February 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Three of the Best Cities at Money Management are in Montgomery County

Three of the top 20 cities with the best money-management skills are in Montgomery County, according to a new report by WalletHub. The personal finance website WalletHub ranks Chevy Chase (#11), Potomac (#16), and Bethesda (#20) in the top 20 cities with the best money-management skills in America list. The number one city on the […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Says Schools Are Not ‘Desensitized’ to Hate

Jack Smith, the superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools, addressed the recent acts of hate that have occurred in the high schools. Since December, there have been four known instances of hate at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, and Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. Richard Montgomery’s principal confirmed that in January, the school […]

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February 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 21 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 21. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Schools: Montgomery County Public Schools open two hours late today. 2. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board agenda items include a briefing on draft guidelines for burial sites and inventory of burial sites. Watch the afternoon portion live, here. 3. Council Town Hall […]

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