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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Local Moms Describe their Ideal Mother’s Day and More ‘Sleep’ is the Takeaway (VIDEO)

What do local moms want for Mother’s Day? We asked some moms at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets to describe their ideal day, and the majority of them said, “sleeping in.” “My ideal Mother’s Day would be spending the morning with my son, Austin, and my husband, and then having some me time in the afternoon,” […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA Announces Overnight Road Closures on I-270 in Clarksburg

Commuters on I-270 in northern Montgomery County may want to factor in some extra time this week. That’s because the MD 121 Bridge over I-270 is being widened by one lane in each direction as part of the road work for the Clarksburg Premium Outlets. During construction this week, crews will need to close lanes […]

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August 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Makes Money’s Top 50 Places to Live List, Residents React

UPDATED A Montgomery County town has been included on Money magazine’s top 50 best places to live in the United States list. Coming in at number 31, Damascus is lauded for it’s “top-notch” schools, and its Damascus Art Festival. Damascus resident Chris Bonvillain has called the town home for 28 years. “Damascus is a gem,” […]

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