The Montgomery County Volunteer Center's RSVP/AARP Tax-Aide Program is providing free tax preparation assistance. This service is available to low-to-moderate income taxpayers who live or work in Montgomery County. Special attention is given to those 60 years or older. The Tax-Aide program has more than 100 volunteers who are trained to prepare simple federal and Maryland state tax forms. Taxes are prepared at more than 20 different locations across Montgomery County and an a
County Executive Ike Leggett said it is now time for residents to clear snow from sidewalks in front of their homes, as required by County law on Wednesday. On Monday, after a massive snow storm with accumulations greater than three feet, the County asked residents to clear snow from the sidewalks in front of their homes as possible. In that request, the County noted that any enforcement for now of sidewalk snow removal would be reasonable and follow common sense. Under Count
As the Blizzard of ’16 continues to rage and dump what could end up being 30- to 36-inches of snow on the Germantown/Clarksburg area 5th District Police Commander David Gillespie urges residents to stay home. “Please, please tell people to stay home!” said Gillespie in an email to Germantown Pulse. “This is a dangerous situation. People are getting stranded, and it creates problems for the plows.” He said that roads in the UpCounty area continued to be in bad shape despite th
The opening kickoff set the tone for the entire game for Seneca Valley. Damascus won the coin flip and deferred opting to get the ball in the second half. The kick was short and instead of going deep to one of the return men it was handled, or mishandled by an up-back. While Seneca Valley was able to recover the fumble, it was a harbinger of things to come. A game in which Seneca Valley hoped for redemption ended with a blowout 45-3 loss to a bitter rival. Damascus’ superstar
Sometimes teams win because of experience, and sometimes because of athleticism. The best teams will have a combination of both. That is what the 19-0 Northwest Jags used on Wednesday night to defeat 23-1 Severna Park Falcons in four games, 20-25, 25-14, 25-19, 26-24 to earn a spot a second straight spot in the 4A state championship game. However, the victory did not come easy. After dropping the first game, the Lady Jags were up two games to one, at the Ritchie Coliseum in C
Germantown-based Soccer Association of Montgomery (SAM) has opened registration for its upcoming fall recreational soccer season for ages U7 up through high school. The SAM Rec league is open for players of any ability level. Teams at the will play an eight game season and all games are played at the Germantown SoccerPlex. The cost of registration is $155 dollars and all players will receive a uniform for the fall season. Should a player return to their team for the spring se
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