Saturday, April 27, 2013
Catch up on the week in Montgomery County social media.
Check out these #MoCo Online posts you may have missed this week: #MoCo Online finds Montgomery County information posted via social media and shares it with you. Click here for more #MoCo Online posts.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Get caught up on headlines you might've missed in Montgomery County.
With more than a dozen websites across Montgomery County, Patch brings you news from every corner of our community. Catch up on headlines you might have missed this week, including a celebrity sighting at Walter Reed, a possible speed limit increase on the ICC and a confirmed opening date for a new Costco. Rockville Company Says White House Party Crasher Owes $34K ROCKVILLE—“George Washington slept here” signs appear as historical markers across the eastern United States. Another would-be elected official from Virginia could be leaving a similar trail of signs, including one in Rockville: “Tareq Salahi owed here.” Read more on Rockville Patch. Wet Weather Confounds Upcounty Motorists GERMANTOWN—Wild weather stymied morning commutes …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
A roundup of the top headlines in Montgomery County this past week.
The latest news in Montgomery County includes the announcement that Doug Duncan intends to run for Montgomery County Executive again, arrests made in Gaithersburg holiday shopping sting, the opening of celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio's newest restaurant and more: Man Threatened While Walking Near Battery Lane BETHESDA—A victim was threatened by a man who said he had a knife Nov. 18 while he was walking near Battery Lane. Read the full story on Bethesda Patch. Doug Duncan Tells Supporters He Will Run for Montgomery County Executive MONTGOMERY COUNTY—One of Montgomery's dominant political figures set to return to the political stage after six years. Douglas M. Duncan has told supporters he has decided to run for an unprecedented fourth term…
Saturday, November 10, 2012
A roundup of the top headlines in Montgomery County this past week.
Montgomery County First Responders Return from Sandy Rescue Mission POTOMAC — County police and fire/rescue personnel returned from an exhausting week helping Sandy victims in New York, where the situation was described as "Katrina-esque." Read more on Potomac Patch. Bethesda Police Station Deal Fizzles BETHESDA — Developer JBG has backed out of a deal to build a new second district police station in Bethesda as part of a larger residential project on Cordell Avenue. JBG apparently will move forward with a modified residential project, albeit without the police station. The county is exploring other options for upgrading, renovating or moving the aging station. Read more on Bethesda Patch. Judi Dench, BBC Cause Traffic Jam in Potomac …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Catch up on headlines you may have missed this week in Montgomery County.
Getting Serious About Starting School Later in Montgomery County POTOMAC — Montgomery County residents have started an official chapter of the Start School Later Initiative, petitioning school officials to give students and parents a break from early school start times. Read more on Potomac Patch. Hate Speech or Free Speech? Metro Ad Sparks Counter-Ad WHEATON — The "Support Israel. Defeat Jihad." ad, paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative and placed last week in the Glenmont Metro station, has provoked a strong response. Read more on Wheaton Patch. Silver Spring Student Charged in Northwood Stabbing SILVER SPRING — An 18-year-old Northwood High School student was charged with two assault counts in connection with the stabbing …
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Top headlines of the week from around Montgomery County.
The latest news in Montgomery County includes a drug bust in Gaithersburg, a suspect who allegedly followed two high school cheerleaders after school, and the rise of auto thefts in Takoma Park: August Sting Yields Drug Bust of Six in Gaithersburg GAITHERSBURG — Two drug-related search-and-seizure warrants throughout the city led to six arrests and the seizure of marijuana, ecstasy and paraphernalia. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch. Police: Seneca Valley Cheerleaders Hide in Parking Lot to Evade Strange Man GERMANTOWN — A man who allegedly approached and followed two Seneca Valley High School cheerleaders after school on Monday has sparked the suspicion of the Montgomery County Police Department. Police said a driver who unsuccessfully …
Sunday, July 22, 2012
A Hung Jury in Germantown, A Garage Fire in Gaithersburg and Groundbreakings in Rockville and White Oak.
A look at the biggest headlines from around Montgomery County. Hung Jury in Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Trial GERMANTOWN — After days of deliberations, the jury considering charges against a man on trial for allegedly kidnapping, robbing and trying to kill a Germantown man could not agree on a verdict. Read more on Germantown Patch. PHOTOS: Weekend Fire Destroys Kentlands Garage GAITHERSBURG — A Saturday night fire caused by the illegal discharge of fireworks in a Kentlands garage resulted in damages upward of $70,000. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch. Council Supports Glenstone Sewer Expansion POTOMAC — The Montgomery County Council will likely support a sewer extension for the Glenstone museum in Potomac, after tentatively approving …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Catch up on headlines from Wheaton that you may have missed this week.
Check out these headlines from Wheaton Patch this week: Starr Defends Highland Elementary's Turnaround The Montgomery County Public Schools superintendent repudiated a recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that called into question the dramatic turnaround in test scores at Highland Elementary School. Kennedy Student Wins Art Prize Natithorn Bhusri was one of 15 winners announced by Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen in the 31st annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students on April 30 at VisArts in Rockville. Planners Announce Glenmont Community Meeting in May The Glenmont community will have the opportunity to learn more about Montgomery County planners' preliminary recommendations for the Glenmont Sector …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Catch up on Wheaton news you may have missed this week.
Check out these headlines from Wheaton Patch this week: Costco Connects Gas Station Consultants with Community At Wednesday night's open house, organized by Costco to present information about its proposed gas station, community members interacted with consultants hired by Costco to examine potential effects on traffic patterns, air quality and stormwater flow, particularly for the Kensington Heights neighborhood. Drawings: Costco Gas Station's Green Wall Costco is planning a green wall dividing the neighborhood from the proposed gas station. See these drawings to get a better idea of how the wall would aim to shield the residences from light, noise, and air pollution. County Police Look to Redraw Coverage Areas Montgomery County police …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Catch up on this week's headlines in Wheaton.
Here are some selected stories from Wheaton Patch this week: Do you take re-usable bags with you when you shop? If not, you’ve contributed to the $154,000 netted by the county in January, the first month that the bag tax was in effect. The Montgomery County Council voted on whether or not to advance Wheaton Library Construction by as many as three years. Did you know that Wheaton is one of only three places in Montgomery County to be designated as an “Arts & Entertainment District”? Find out what that could mean for Wheaton’s economy. What do you do when your curious child asks “Where do babies come from?” Our White Knuckle Parenting columnist has a few ideas. Join the discussion about whether Maryland should abolish the death penalty or …