November 15, 2018

Randolph-Macon Academy junior Cadet Staff Sergeant Connor Gamma of Darnestown was honored with The Gold Valor Award, the highest award the Air Force Junior ROTC can bestow upon a cadet. The award is given to recognize "the most outstanding voluntary acts of self-sacrifice and personal bravery by a c...

November 8, 2018

On Tuesday David Trone won the election for Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District, which encompasses the entire Germantown area, from Potomac north to much of Frederick County and west to the Maryland border with West Virginia in Garrett County.

   On Wednesday, a three-judge panel in the United St...

November 8, 2018

The results of Tuesday’s election will send three new Delegates to the Maryland Legislature from the three UpCounty districts; unsurprisingly, all three are Democrats just like the six other Delegates and three State Senators elected on Tuesday.

   It was another clean sweep for the local legislative...

November 7, 2018

Montgomery County Police have arrested a Damascus man in connection with a home invasion robbery where a man was tied up and pistol whipped in Darnestown on Oct. 27.

   On Wednesday, Nov. 7, police announced the arrest of Sheraz Shoukat Shah, 25, of the 28400 block of Kemptown Road in Damascus on hom...

November 7, 2018

Tuesday’s General Election saw some historical events take place. The state of Maryland elected a two-term Republican governor for the first time since 1954, and Montgomery County elected its first new County Executive in over a decade.

   Governor Larry Hogan won easily in the statewide election and...

October 31, 2018

Montgomery County Police are investigating a home invasion robbery that took place on Seneca Road on Saturday night, and left two people tied up and another with a head wound.

   On Tuesday, MCPD spokesman Officer Rick Goodale confirmed police responded to the incident which took place at a home in t...

September 14, 2018

The Quince Orchard Cougars are well established as a Montgomery County and Maryland football powerhouse after annual deep runs in the 4A post-season, and Thursday night the Cougars showed their prowess again, defeating the Clarksburg Coyotes 55-14 in Darnestown.

   The game was moved to Thursday earl...

August 29, 2018

Late Monday afternoon, it was announced that Democratic nominee for Maryland’s Sixth District Congressional seat and co-owner of Total Wine & More has been diagnosed with cancer and will likely require having a kidney removed.

   Trone issued the following statement:

   “I want the 760,000 reside...

July 27, 2018

A public forum on proposed changes to three Ride On routes will be held on Wednesday, August 8, starting at 6:30 pm and ending after the last speaker. The forum will be located at the Sidney Kramer UpCounty Regional Services Center, located at 12900 Middlebrook Road, Suite 1000 in Germantown. If the...

July 23, 2018

The massive rainstorm which pounded the Germantown area with more than 5-inches of rain on Saturday created havoc on roadways, making some impassible resulting in water rescues and causing sinkholes to open on two area roads.

   Montgomery County Fire Rescue units were called to at least two location...

July 19, 2018

It ain’t over. We all knew it wasn’t, maybe some hoped it was, but we all knew it wasn’t.

   The 2018 Democratic Primary race for Montgomery County Executive came down to just 80 votes, with Councilmember Marc Elrich being declared the winner. On Thursday afternoon, the political newcomer David Blair...

July 6, 2018

Two veteran campaigners will face off in November for the Congressional seat being vacated by current Representative John Delaney (MD-6), who is running for the Democratic nomination for president in the 2020 election.

   Businessman David Trone will be the Democratic candidate, while on the Republic...

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