usa today

October 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Health Advisory Urges Individuals Connected to Recent White House Events to Get Tested

Montgomery County has joined health officers from nine neighboring jurisdictions located in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia to issue a health advisory after 12 people—including President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump—tested positive for the coronavirus after attending a maskless Supreme Court nomination ceremony for Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the White House Rose […]

Read more

September 23, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Bed Bath & Beyond in Gaithersburg Set To Close by the End of the Year

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bed Bath & Beyond in Gaithersburg will be closing before Dec. 31, the company announced. Located just off I-270 at the Montgomery Village Avenue exit, the Gaithersburg Bed Bath & Beyond is one of the first 63 locations named to be closing by the end of […]

Read more

October 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg Touts Himself as ‘Values’ Candidate at Chevy Chase Fundraiser

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., attended two private fundraising events in Chevy Chase on Saturday. Tickets to the events ranged from $250 to $2,800. In Chevy Chase, Buttigieg made the case for choosing a Democratic presidential nominee who is “living up to our values” as a country. A video […]

Read more

May 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Influential Authors Stop By 10th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

The 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival featured 140 authors who are celebrated at the local and national level. “This year is the one that I think matches the City of Gaithersburg the most in terms of its diversity,” Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman said. Some in attendance include Sarah McCoy, author of “Marilla of Green Gables”; […]

Read more

January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cold Weather Means More PEPCO Phone Scams

As the weather gets colder, phone scammers are using it to their advantage. According to Montgomery County Consumer Protection, we should “expect an uptick in PEPCO phone scams threatening to shut off [our] power.” The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) has been alerted of energy scams like these. On OCP’s website, they say that county residents have […]

Read more

January 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Invokes His Father: ‘Not even the President of the United States is above the law’

During his gubernatorial inauguration speech in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan paid homage to his late father. “He showed us true meaning of honor, integrity, and meaning,” Hogan said of his father, who died in April 2017. Hogan’s father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., served as U.S. Congressman, representing District 5 in Maryland. Like his son, Hogan […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter