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June 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Frederick County Firefighter Found Dead in Dickerson

A Frederick County firefighter was found dead in Dickerson on Tuesday morning, according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Frederick County Fire and Rescue Services confirmed the death of Drue Jones, 66, on Twitter. Jones was a 14-year veteran of FCFRS who worked at Emmitsburg Station. Piringer said that at […]

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May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville to Celebrate Historic New Postage Stamp

It’s not too late to get a second-day issue of Rockville’s historic new postage stamp. City officials will join representatives of the U.S. Postal Service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, to mark the issue of a new forever stamp featuring the Sugarloaf Mountain Mural in the city’s police department lobby. Following remarks by […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sugarloaf Mountain Mural Featured in 2019 Forever Stamp Series

The U.S. Postal Service’s 2019 Forever Stamp Series features a mural of Sugarloaf Mountain. In a press release, the Postal Service said, the stamp is sold within a pane of 10 stamps that depict “five different murals designed to add a touch of beauty to Post Office walls and help boost the morale of Americans during […]

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June 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Turn to DNA Technology to Solve 1992 Cold Case in Comus, New Suspect Composite (VIDEO)

It’s been 25 years since 57-year-old James Essel was killed at the Sugarloaf Mountain Market at 23800 Old Hundred Road in the Comus area. According to police, Essel was stabbed multiple times on March 22, 1992, and the suspect remains at large. Today, police released a composite of what the suspect may have looked like […]

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June 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Common Ground Market Opening in Beallsville on June 12

UPDATED A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on June 12th for the opening of Common Ground Market at Owen’s Park in Beallsville. Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson and Councilmember Roger Berliner were scheduled to attend the festivities. The market is a collaboration between Christina Nanof of Our Green Acre Farm, Amanda Cather of Plow and Stars […]

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September 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mobile Lab Touts Importance of County’s Agricultural Reserve (VIDEO)

This fall, the Mobile Agricultural Science Lab is coming to a Montgomery County school near you. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 17, in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Rock in Schools: This video about the Rock in Schools program at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown has already received over 5,000 views since it was posted just two days ago. […]

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April 11, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

photo Manna Food Drive

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Benefits Manna

This weekend, the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival takes over the Gaitherburg-based Montgomery County Fairgrounds! The festival presents over 250 top artisans selling their wares throughout the fairgrounds, including furniture, jewelry, and specialty items for the ones you love. “In addition to top national artists, the Festival will also introduce new and emerging artists showcasing the latest […]

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