April 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery College President Considered to Lead Nevada State College

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard is under consideration as a candidate for Nevada State College’s top leadership position. Bart Patterson, the current president of Nevada State, announced that he’s stepping down from his role effective June 30, 2021. Pollard, who has served in Montgomery College’s top position since 2010, is one of four finalists […]

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October 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Navarro Figura en la Lista de las “Mujeres Más Poderosas” de Washington

La actual Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, la venezolana Nancy Navarro, fue nombrada entre las 150 mujeres más poderosas de la revista Washingtonian en la edición de octubre, que saldrá el martes. Washington tiene diferentes tipos de poder, incluidos los políticos y culturales, dijo Michael Schaffer, editor de la revista. “Buscamos funcionarios electos […]

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October 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Navarro Makes Washingtonian’s ‘Most Powerful Women’ List

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro was named to Washingtonian magazine’s 150 Most Powerful Women in Washington in the October edition that’s out Tuesday. Washington has different kinds of power, including political, cultural said Michael Schaffer, editor at the magazine. “We looked for elected officials holding senior posts and as head of the county council […]

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March 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg to Host St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the The Peterson Companies and Washingtonian Center, will host the 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade from 10 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 16  at Washingtonian Center. The parade proceeds down Grand Corner Avenue at RIO, located near I-370 and Washingtonian Boulevard. Dozens of units will march […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gas Leak in Gaithersburg, Portion of Fields Road Closed

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a nine-inch natural gas line break on Monday afternoon in the 9800 block of Fields Road in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a backhoe struck the line. According to Piringer, Fields Road was closed between Rio Boulevard and Washingtonian Boulevard because of the break and dozens […]

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January 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 8, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has been named one of Washingtonian magazine’s “Washingtonians of the Year.” 2. Mr. Leggett will hold the second of five budget forums on Monday night in Bethesda. If you missed the first forum, you can watch […]

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February 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Washingtonian of the Year (PHOTOS)

Mark Bergel, who in 2001 founded A Wider Circle to help end poverty by providing individuals and families in need with furniture, household items, job training and life skills workshops, on Feb. 3 was honored by the Montgomery County Council for his efforts with the constantly expanding organization. He was recently named one of nine […]

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March 14, 2014 | Sonya Burke

St. Patrick’s Day Parade (PHOTO)

The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the Harp and Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg and The Peterson Companies and Washingtonian Center, will host the 14th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade from 10 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 15  at Washingtonian Center (I-370 and Washingtonian Boulevard). Dozens of units will march in the parade, including […]

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January 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Child Dies After Falling Through Ice in Sediment Pond

UPDATED A 10-year-old child, identified by police as D’Angelo Jayvon McMullen, has died after falling through the ice on a sediment pond in Gaithersburg, according to Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS). Late in the afternoon of Jan. 13, Montgomery County fire rescue units were called to […]

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December 3, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Gas Leak in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County fire rescue crews are on the scene of a four inch gas leak along Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg. Commuters should note that Washingtonian Boulevard is closed from 9715 Washingtonian Boulevard to Fields Road because of the gas leak. Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham said about a dozen people have been evacuated from the […]

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