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April 10, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Lightning Strikes Cause Two House Fires on Same Block in Potomac

Montgomery County firefighters rushed to put out a fire in the 8500 block of Rapley Preserve Circle in Potomac Friday evening. The neighborhood endured severe weather conditions Friday night bringing both thunder and lightning to the area. MCFRS were called to the neighborhood to extinguish a residential fire at 8527 Rapley Preserve Circle. Shortly after […]

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April 9, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

‘Know Before You Go’: Officials Emphasize Safety After Two Hikers Rescued from Billy Goat Trail

Two adults were rescued by first responders on the Billy Goat Trail in Potomac on Thursday night. The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) Swift Water units were alerted of two missing individuals around 8:45 p.m. The hikers were rescued with no life-threatening injuries. They were returned to the Great Falls parking lot about 15 […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Giant Pharmacy Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines at All Montgomery County Locations

Giant Pharmacy is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents at all 152 in-store pharmacy locations in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Delaware and Maryland — including those in Montgomery County. “We’re honored to have the privilege of now being able to offer the vaccine at all 152 of our pharmacy locations to further assist in efforts […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Ex-Bullis Football Player Who Saved Woman from Sexual Assault Tells Story to CNN

New England Patriots’ offensive lineman and Bullis School alumnus Justin Herron is being recognized for his heroic actions last week when he helped save a 71-year-old retired schoolteacher from being sexually assaulted. Herron was walking through a park in Tempe, Arizona when he heard a woman’s voice screaming for help. Along with the help of […]

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March 28, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Occupants Escape Early Morning House Fire in North Potomac

A fire broke out early Sunday morning in North Potomac forcing residents to evacuate. The fire started around 2:30 a.m. in the garage of a two-story North Potomac home on the 14100 block of Saddle River Drive. The fire was at an advanced stage when Montgomery County firefighters arrived. More than 50 personnel from both […]

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March 24, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Cabin John Liquor and Wine Store Reopens After COVID-19 Closure

The Montgomery County’s Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) reopened the Cabin John Liquor and Wine store on March 22. The store temporarily shut down earlier in March due to an employee’s potential exposure to COVID-19. After health officials instructed employees to quarantine at the store located at 11301 Seven Locks Road in Potomac, they were forced […]

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March 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Police Investigating Potomac Restaurant Burglary

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a burglary at the Sugo Pizza & Bar restaurant in Potomac that occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 21. The restaurant’s surveillance video shows the suspect entering the closed business at approximately 1:20 p.m. when he stole property and fled the scene. Surveillance video has been released for […]

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March 16, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin

Cabin John Liquor and Wine Store Temporarily Closes After Possible COVID-19 Exposure

Montgomery County’s Department of Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) has temporarily shut down the Cabin John Liquor and Wine store. The closure is due to potential exposure of a store employee to someone who tested positive to COVID-19. That employee was last at the store, located at 11301 Seven Locks Road in Potomac, on Thursday, March […]

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March 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Spring Ahead for Daylight Saving Time on Sunday

We can look forward to an extra hour of sunlight soon, even though it might feel as if we’re losing a bit of sleep. Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts Sunday morning, March 14, at 2 a.m. Don’t forget to set your clocks an hour ahead before going to sleep Saturday night. The changeover back to […]

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February 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Glenstone Museum Set to Reopen on March 4

The Glenstone Museum is set to reopen its grounds and outdoor dining on March 4, according to the museum’s official website. The museum, which closed back in November, will only feature an outdoor experience. This experience includes the Patio, which is their outdoor dining service as well as different outdoor sculptures found throughout the grounds. […]

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