July 8, 2019

Many drivers were dreading the trip back to work this morning after a long July Fourth Weekend of fireworks, fun, and freedom, and this morning’s weather made that trip ever more frightful. Many drivers in Germantown were met with more challenges than usual on their first trip back to work on Monday...

June 13, 2019

The Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board (UCAB) will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, located at 12901 Town Commons Drive in Germantown.

   The purpose of the annual meeting is to introduce new officers and to deliver the UCAB Fiscal Year 2019 ann...

May 10, 2019

The Montgomery County Council today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Councilmember Tom Hucker that will reduce levels of toxic lead in Montgomery County Public Schools’ drinking water.

   Currently, Montgomery County schools follow the state lead standard of 20 parts per billion (ppb). Bi...

April 21, 2019

Montgomery County Police and fire units were called to the intersection of Riffleford Road and Darnestown Road/MD-28 on Saturday morning for a collision which left the driver pinned in the vehicle with life-threatening injuries.

   On Saturday, April 20, at approximately 8:06 am officers from the Mon...

April 19, 2019

The National Weather Service has declared a Tornado Watch for Germantown and all of Montgomery County as well as all surrounding counties and the District of Columbia until 12:00 am midnight, tonight, Friday, April 19. The Tornado Watch includes 13 counties in Maryland, including, Frederick, Washing...

April 17, 2019

Police believe the same female suspect is responsible for stealing credit cards from vehicles parked in two parks in Montgomery County while the victim was recreating in the parks, and using those credit cards to rack up more than $10,000 in purchases at stores in Germantown and Rockville.  


April 14, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Germantown and all of Montgomery County as well as all surrounding counties and the District of Columbia until 3:00 am Monday, April 15.

   Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter if a warning is issu...

March 2, 2019

Montgomery County Police report that a 27-year-old Germantown man was killed early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle collision when his pick-up left the road and struck a tree.

   Detectives from the MCPD Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that occurre...

February 8, 2019

A number of Germantown residents either earned degrees from various colleges and universities, or earned honors during the fall semester.


Those students earning degrees include:

   Anjali Jain of Germantown was among more than 1,000 students from Miami University who received degrees during fa...

January 30, 2019

On the anniversary of his swearing-in, Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger announced Wednesday, Jan. 30, that he will retire in April after 15 years of service in Montgomery County, the culmination of 42 years as a police officer.

   “This is a bittersweet day for Montgomery County,” said...

January 17, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Germantown area and the northwestern portion of Montgomery County beginning at 4:00 pm Thursday afternoon until 4:00 am Friday morning.

   A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficu...

December 28, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed six citizen members to the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering. The Sixth Congressional District currently serves the Germantown and most of the UpCounty Montgomery County area from Potomac and runs through most of Frederick County a...

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