Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot made his second trip to the UpCounty area this week when addressed the morning meeting of the Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning at GrillMarx Steakhouse and Raw Bar in Clarksburg.

   “I am delighted to be here and delighted to see a large turnou...

April 27, 2016

A five-vehicle pile-up, in which one vehicle ended up on top of another, closed Ridge Road in both directions for a little over an hour during the Wednesday morning rush. The pile-up happened between Little Seneca Parkway and Apple Orchard Way on Ridge Road.

   Shortly after 7:00 am on Wednesday morn...

March 23, 2016

 The Clarksburg boys lacrosse team opened their 2016 season on the road against Wootton. The Coyotes lost 17-3 to the Patriots.

   Wootton’s Mase Romm got things started in the opening quarter scoring the first of his four goals on the day. He would score once in each of the four quarters. He also ha...

March 22, 2016

The Clarksburg Sports Association Poms have brought home two national championship titles from a trip to the Cheer and Dance Extreme Grand National Championships held recently in Virginia Beach, Va.

   The Clarksburg Pom teams traveled to Virginia Beach for the event held over the weekend on March 12...

March 6, 2016

After an inspiring run to the finals of 4A West playoffs, the Clarksburg boys and girls teams season ended Saturday as both teams were unable to get past Whitman and make it to the Maryland State semi-finals. Both teams played a playoff double-bill at Montgomery Blair High School on March 5.

   The b...

March 3, 2016

The Germantown Pulse received the following Op-Ed submission in response to last week’s editorial regarding the name of the new Clarksburg middle school. The author, Ting Mei Chau is a Clarksburg resident and sponsor of a petition to name the new school after former Montgomery County Board of Educat...

February 27, 2016


When the Board of Education released its four potential names for the new middle school in Clarksburg the list was… uninspiring to locals. While all four of the men on the list are deserving of such an accolade, the names did nothing to inspire the local community to embrace the new school as their...

February 26, 2016

Four weeks ago, Clarksburg resident Rich Liu had never heard the name Hallie Wells; now he is petitioning the Montgomery County Board of Education to name the new middle school in Clarksburg after her.

   Hallie Wells and her husband Ovid Hazen Wells were originally from Tennesee and moved to the Dis...

February 18, 2016

Quince Orchard has lost just two games all season, and it took two extra periods for the Cougars to avenge one of those losses last night. The Cougars beat Clarksburg 63-61 in two overtimes Wednesday night in Darnestown.

   Quince Orchard is now 18-2 this season and has not lost since their last meet...

February 11, 2016

The Clarksburg Coyotes avenged an early season loss to Northwest Tuesday night as senior Andrew Kostecka scored 32 points in the 66-54 victory over the Jags.

   The Coyotes jumped out to an early lead thanks to junior Ian Krishnan’s nine-point first quarter, including two from beyond the three-point...

February 9, 2016

The annual Clarksburg High School Dance Marathon is not really a dance and not really a marathon, but it is among the most popular events of the school year.

   The Dance Marathon is an overnight event at Clarksburg High School is a fundraiser in honor of former student Sam Moore, a Clarksburg High f...

February 8, 2016

 A Clarksburg man was sentenced to 10 years in prison last month for possession of and access with intent to view child pornography.

   On January 19, U.S. District Judge Theodore J. Chuang sentenced Robert Michael Busching, 26, of the 12400 block of Dancrest Drive in Clarksburg, 10 years in prison,...

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