June 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 2-8

Not much happy news in this week’s top 10 stories: a fatal accident, a double homicide, a toddler’s drowing. Here’s the list:

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June 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Swastika Found Drawn on Desk of Quince Orchard High School

A swastika was found drawn in pencil on a desk at Quince Orchard High School on Thursday, prompting a telephone message from the principal to the school’s parents. Carol Working, the principal, said a teacher washed off the swastika as soon as it was discovered at the start of the day. The student who drew […]

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February 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Damascus High Principal Sends Letter on Racism

The Damascus High School principal sent home a notice Tuesday describing swastikas drawn on school papers and students’ racist remarks in attempts at humor. “I want to be clear with our students and families — these actions will not be tolerated. I expect students to show respect for one another and for all members of […]

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December 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Swastika Drawn on Quince Orchard High School Restroom Wall

Montgomery County police are investigating an incident involving a swastika drawn on the wall of a boys restroom at Quince Orchard High School. According to police, a visitor at the school discovered the drawing Tuesday morning. Police Spokesperson Rebecca Innocenti said the symbol was written in pen on a tile. Quince Orchard High School Principal Carole […]

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December 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Burtonsville Vandalism (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police are investigating a vandalism that happened at a residence in Burtonsville on Nov. 30. According to police, officers responded to a home located at the 3000 block of Spencerville Road at approximately 6:25 a.m. for a reported vandalism. Preliminary investigation revealed that the homeowner discovered swastikas, the word “racist”, and other derogatory […]

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October 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Photo of Quince Orchard High School Football Field Vandalism (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police have released a surveillance photo of a suspected vehicle that officers believe is connected to the vandalism of the Quince Orchard High School football field that happened on Oct. 13th. According to police, school administrative staff reported that part of the football field had been vandalized to a Montgomery County Police School Resource […]

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December 27, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Vandalism in Kensington as Hate Crime

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a series of eight vandalisms in Kensington as a hate crime. Police said the vandalism is believed to have occurred overnight on Friday, Dec. 26 to Saturday, Dec. 27 in the 4200 block of Brookfield Drive, the 4200 block of Matthews Lane and the 13400 block of Summit Avenue. […]

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