April 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Porch Portraits: Photographer Showcases People of Poolesville

Terri Pitts, a photographer from Poolesville, has been bringing joy to her community by documenting this time of uncertainty. After Gov. Larry Hogan issued a “Stay at Home” order to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, Pitts started taking “Porch Portraits” of Poolesville families and essential workers. She takes the portraits for free, but has […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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December 16, 2014 | Krista Brick

WUMCO Short Toys for Needy Kids in Poolesville Area

The Western Upper Montgomery County HELP Inc. is scrambling to make sure none of the more than 350 kids it serves goes without a Christmas gift this year. “We are currently in a “toy crisis”,” said Cathy Beliveau, WUMCO executive director. Beliveau said WUMCO got half the amount of toys requested from Toys For Tots distribution facility […]

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