sept. 13

September 14, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Damascus Family Displaced Following Basement Fire

A family has been displaced from their home in Damascus after the basement caught fire around 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, according to the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS).  The single-family home on 10200 Peanut Hill Dr off Newbury Road suffered significant damage, but no injuries were reported, MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Teen Rescued from Drowning While Swimming Across Potomac River

A 17-year-old male was rescued Sunday evening while trying to swim the Potomac River. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer explained the situation and near-drowning. He said around 6:15 p.m. MCFRS received a call about a person in the river. Once rescue services arrived the teenager was already brought to […]

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September 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Select Six Inducted Into Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

The Silver Spring Civic Center was the place to be Friday evening. The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame inducted their first six members during a ceremony that included a high school drum line and the Joy Supernova cheerleaders. Former Springbrook football and track star Shawn Springs, Bob Milloy who is Maryland’s all-time winningest high […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 13 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday and cooler temperatures! Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Sept 13. 1. Friday the 13th: A rare full moon will appear in the night sky tonight. The last time the U.S. saw a full moon on Friday the 13th was […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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September 11, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 29th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 29th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 13. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business and play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and […]

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September 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gallery B Showcases Works From Visual Art Competition; Oletha DeVane Wins ‘Best in Show’

Artwork from the annual Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards are on exhibit from now through September 28 at Gallery B, Bethesda. A public opening reception will be held Friday, September 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Oletha DeVane, an artist from Ellicott City, Maryland won $10,000 for the best in show prize during the exhibition’s opening […]

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August 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Playground Honoring Gemmell Family to Open in September

The city of Gaithersburg is joining the Where Angels Play Foundation to build a new tot lot play area at Griffith Park to honor and celebrate the lives of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell. The Gemmells were tragically killed in 2014 when a private plane crashed into their family home in Gaithersburg. Marie’s husband Ken […]

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August 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky, Springs, Milloy Among Inaugural Class of Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

Katie Ledecky will headline the inaugural class of inductees into the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame. Ledecky has earned five Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals. Ledecky, 22, will be joined in the 2019 Hall of Fame class by Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Dominique Dawes, Springbrook High great and former Washington […]

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summer Concerts Return to Rockville’s Town Square June 7

Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae. The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 […]

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