July 19, 2019

Over the long Fourth of July weekend, the family took an entertaining trip to the small Indiana town of Hawkins. Hawkins is very much like Germantown; it boasts a hardworking populace, a brave and dedicated police department, curious and smart youth, and a rather large Department of Energy installat...

April 17, 2019

On Saturday Germantown resident Astu Nable, an African-American, who immigrated to the United States from the West African country of Togo was attacked and robbed as he walked on the street where he lives in Germantown. Unfortunately, Germantown residents getting mugged as they walk along the street...

August 31, 2018

If you weren’t at Gunners Lake Local Park last Saturday afternoon, you missed something. Something that Germantown hasn’t seen a quite a while. You missed out on civic pride and community. It was glorious, and not just the weather. It was an event which will hopefully plant a seed, in the minds of t...

August 22, 2018

August is often seen as the end of summer, but here at the Germantown Pulse, it has always been about the beginning. The Pulse was founded in August of 2014, and we celebrate our fourth anniversary this month.

   Since its founding Germantown Pulse has worked to bring local news, about sports an...

June 20, 2018

Next Tuesday promises to be a historic day in Montgomery County. Next Tuesday is Election Day. It is the day when citizens begin the process of choosing their leaders for the next four years; it is Primary Day. It is the day that the UpCounty moves from the back seat to the front seat.

   Next Tuesda...

April 7, 2018

County Executive Ike Leggett is playing with fire, well at least he’s playing with fire protection in Germantown. Leggett has suggested the elimination of a full-time, full-staffed paramedic engine from the central Germantown fire station on Crystal Rock Drive.

   This sort of budget cutting should b...

February 22, 2018

Our community has been shaken and shocked by revelations of a student bringing a gun to school and another accused of making threats to a high school on social media.

   Our nation is dealing with a range of emotions as we come to grips with the grief, sorrow, frustration, and anger at the loss of 17...

December 19, 2017

It seems the folks at WalletHub have named Germantown the worst college town in the United States.

   Germantown is also the worst place to go shark fishing; the worst place to pan for gold; the worst place to hunt tigers; and it is also the worst place see gawk in awe at skyscrapers.

   Yes, we...

December 8, 2017

It has been two years since the Germantown Pulse first suggested that it might be nice for a town of 100,000 people to have some sort of civic event to celebrate the holiday season.

   Two years ago the Pulse wrote, “As millions watched the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington,...

November 28, 2017

Repealing Net Neutrality would allow giant chain media to work in concert with Internet conglomerates to limit access to independent, alternative and local news and information, warned LION Publishers about the upcoming vote by the FCC.

   “Giving a clear go-ahead for a tilted playing field would be...

September 19, 2017

There is a Community Meeting tonight from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Montgomery College in Germantown about Montgomery County and wireless companies’ controversial plans to install small cell antennas on utility poles in residential neighborhoods.

   There was another meeting last night in Silver Spr...

August 10, 2017

Why is it that the Montgomery County Council can take decisive action to outlaw performing circus animals, but it has done little to outlaw an actual scourge on our communities? Isn’t it time the Council did something to stop the panhandling?

   A performing elephant is a rarity and soon to be outlaw...

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