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June 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Calles de Potomac que Honran a los Oficiales Confederados Reciben Nuevos Nombres

Tres calles en Potomac que llevan los nombres de oficiales confederados serán renombradas para honrar a figuras históricas afroamericanas, anunció el Departamento de Planificación del Condado de Montgomery, un día antes del 16 de junio. Las calles actualmente llamadas J.E.B Stuart Road y J.E.B. Stuart Court pasará a llamarse Geneva Mason Road y Geneva Mason […]

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June 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Potomac Street Names Honoring Confederate Officers Receive New Names

Three streets in Potomac that bear the names of Confederate officers will be renamed to honor African American historical figures, the Montgomery County Planning Department announced one day before Juneteenth. The streets currently named J.E.B Stuart Road and J.E.B. Stuart Court will be renamed Geneva Mason Road and Geneva Mason Court respectively. The street now […]

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June 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Third New Shake Shack Proposed in Montgomery County

A third Shake Shack restaurant has been recently proposed to open in Montgomery County, in the Rockville/North Bethesda area, according to plans on the construction project information and data website Construction Journal. According to the plan, the former Arby’s fast food restaurant at 11710 Rockville Pike would be renovated into the fast-casual burger restaurant. Shake […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

New Shake Shacks to Open in Westfield Montgomery Mall, Kentlands 

Shake Shack, the fast-casual burger restaurant chain with one current Montgomery County location, is planning to open in Bethesda and Gaithersburg. The restaurant is coming to Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Brand Communications Specialist Katie Scott confirmed to MyMCM in an email. It is slated to open in late 2021. Shake Shack also plans to […]

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June 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Incendio de una Casa en Damascus Causa $800,000 en Daños y Desplaza a Familia

Una casa en Damascus se incendió el lunes por la noche después de que probablemente fue alcanzada por un rayo, causando alrededor de $800,000 en daños a la casa y las casas vecinas. Según Pete Piringer, portavoz de los Servicios de Rescate y Bomberos del Condado de Montgomery, la familia que vive en la casa, […]

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June 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus House Fire Causes $800,000 in Damages, Displaces Family

A house in Damascus caught fire on Monday evening after it was likely struck by lightning, causing about $800,000 in damages to the home and neighboring homes. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, the family that lives in the home—cosisting of two adults and three children—have been displaced but […]

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June 15, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Hoover Middle School Student Advances to Scripps National Spelling Bee Semifinals

A student at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac has advanced to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Eighth grader Ananya Gautam, 14, participated in the virtual quarterfinals Tuesday as speller 32. She spelled the word “euphuism” correctly and answered the word meaning of “cartography” correctly, according to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. […]

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June 14, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

MCPS Sophomores Win First Prize In National Documentary Competition

Two Montgomery County high school students won first prize in C-SPAN’s annual national documentary competition, pocketing the $3,000 prize. Ida Chen, a sophomore at Winston Churchill High School, and Evelyn Shue, a sophomore at Richard Montgomery High School, won first prize for their documentary “High Stakes.” The documentary analyzed the recent history of standardized testing […]

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June 7, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

World War II Grenade, Shells Found in Potomac Home

A woman going through her deceased father’s belongings contacted the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services around 8:30 p.m. on June 5 after finding a grenade and mortar round. Her father had served in World War II. After being notified, the county’s Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit “deemed it an emergency,” according to Pete Piringer, […]

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June 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, June 4, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Graduations: Six more Montgomery County Public Schools hold commencement ceremonies today. Congratulation to B-CC, Damascus, Paint Branch, Walter Johnson, Model Learning School and Churchill students. Families are invited to share their graduate’s photos. Graduations are underway! Send us […]

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