Wheaton

April 16, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Hombre de Gaithersburg Acusado de Robo y Asalto en Montgomery Village

La policía del condado de Montgomery acusó a un hombre de Gaithersburg de robo y asalto en segundo grado, el 12 de abril. La policía arrestó a Luis Enrique Dávila Marrero, de 38 años, por el ataque que ocurrió el 19 de marzo en un estacionamiento de Montgomery Village. La víctima, una mujer de 63 […]

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April 16, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Gaithersburg Man Charged With Robbery, Assault in Montgomery Village

Montgomery County Police charged a Gaithersburg man with robbery and second-degree assault on April 12. Police have arrested Luis Enrique Davila Marrero, 38, for the attack which occurred March 19 in a Montgomery Village parking lot. The 63-year-old female victim was putting groceries in her car at the Giant located at 20044 Goshen Road when […]

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April 16, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Filipino Fast-Food Chain Jollibee Opens in Wheaton

Filipino fast-food chain Jollibee opened its first location in the Washington, D.C. area at the Westfield Wheaton mall on April 8. The chain, which is known for its “chickenjoy” bucket of dark meat fried chicken that is topped with brown gravy, was supposed to open its 2800 University Boulevard West location in Dec. 2020 but […]

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April 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 16, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at five testing sites today, and 12 sites this weekend. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2. COVID-19 […]

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April 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

New Mural Showcasing Wheaton’s Diversity Will Debut in July

A vivid mural featuring multicultural dancers will be displayed outside the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission’s headquarters on Reedie Drive in Wheaton. It is expected to debut in July. The winning mural was selected by an online community vote in March in which 11,703 votes were cast for three different mural designs, according to […]

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April 9, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Four Restaurants Warned by County Health Inspectors for Breaking COVID-19 Regulations

Four restaurants — Quincy’s Potomac Bar & Grille, Unplugged Restaurant & Sports Bar, Limerick Pub and Plan B Bar and Grill — have been warned or cited by County health inspectors within a two-week period due to COVID-19 restaurant violations. The reports, which were written by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), were […]

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April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookside Gardens Ranks on Yelp’s Top 25 Gardens in North America

Brookside Gardens in Wheaton made Yelp’s “Top 25 gardens in North America,” their all-time list of the top botanical gardens across the United States and Canada. Brookside Gardens is an award-winning public display garden popular among Montgomery County residents for its luscious landscape. The gardens have become a local favorite destination for enjoying nature and […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Giant Pharmacy Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines at All Montgomery County Locations

Giant Pharmacy is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents at all 152 in-store pharmacy locations in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Delaware and Maryland — including those in Montgomery County. “We’re honored to have the privilege of now being able to offer the vaccine at all 152 of our pharmacy locations to further assist in efforts […]

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March 30, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Madre Acusada por Intentar Asesinar a su Hija de Tres Años

Una madre fue acusada el sábado del intento de asesinato de su hija de tres años. La residente de Wheaton-Glenmont, Anne Catherine Akers, de 28 años, fue acusada luego de que un pariente llegara a la casa y notó sangre en el piso. El familiar se fue inmediatamente y llamó al 911. Los agentes del […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookside Gardens Opens Exhibit Showcasing Middle Eastern American Art

Brookside Gardens’ newest exhibit, “Middle Eastern American Artists in the Garden and Beyond” has opened for public in-person viewing from March 29 through April 25, located at the Brookside Gardens’ Visitor Center in Wheaton. In partnership with the Middle Eastern American (MEA) Advisory Group of the Office of Community Partnerships, the co-sponsored exhibit aims to […]

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