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Montgomery County  // Posts tagged as "Montgomery County"

MoCo Police: 6th District Weekly Crime Summary – July 1, 2009

MoCo Police: 6th District Weekly Crime Summary – July 1, 2009

6th District Weekly Crime Summary – July 1, 2009 Reporting Period: June 15, 2009 to June 23, 2009 REPORT CLASSIFICATION P1 P2 R1 R2 S1 S2 Rape - - - - - - Robbery - 1 1 - - - Aggravated Assault 1 1 - - 1 - Burglary-Commercial/School - 1 - - 1 2...

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Montgomery County Police Explain the Speed Cameras

Montgomery County Police Explain the Speed Cameras

About 6 months ago we reported on the newly installed speed cameras that many of us are used to seeing all over the county. Captain John Damskey explains the policies and benefits of the speed cameras and states his case for why he thinks we really do need them. Followed by questions from Council members....

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4th of July 2009 in Montgomery County – Fireworks in Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville, and Kensington

4th of July 2009 in Montgomery County – Fireworks in Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville, and Kensington

4th of July 2010 Update: For current information about this year’s 4th of July fireworks celebration see this new post. Update:  June 26: The RAINDATE for the Germantown Glory fireworks at the Soccerplex has changed to July 6th at 7PM. Again, this is for the rain check event only. Just like every other year that...

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Second Annual MCPS Fair for Families on August 29th in Rockville

Second Annual MCPS Fair for Families on August 29th in Rockville

Montgomery County Public School students had their last days of class today, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about next year… ROCKVILLE, MD—For the second year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will kick off the school year with a Back-to-School Fair at the school system’s central office location in Rockville. The...

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MoCo Police: 6th District Weekly Crime Summary – June 10, 2009

MoCo Police: 6th District Weekly Crime Summary – June 10, 2009

6th District Weekly Crime Summary – June 10, 2009 Reporting Period: May 25, 2009 to June 2, 2009 REPORT CLASSIFICATION P1 P2 R1 R2 S1 S2 Rape - - - - - - Robbery - 1 - 2 1 - Aggravated Assault - - - - - - Burglary-Commercial/School 2 1 - - - -...

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Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday’s Storm, GM Dealerships

Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday’s Storm, GM Dealerships

Since we started local links a few months ago, we’ve only focused on other things happening around Gaithersburg. In addition to moving Local Links to the blog, we are also going to be covering things outside of Gaithersburg. We will continue to focus on the local area however. Montgomery County, Washington DC, and maybe even...

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Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday's Storm, GM Dealerships

Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday's Storm, GM Dealerships

Since we started local links a few months ago, we’ve only focused on other things happening around Gaithersburg. In addition to moving Local Links to the blog, we are also going to be covering things outside of Gaithersburg. We will continue to focus on the local area however. Montgomery County, Washington DC, and maybe even...

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Newsweek Says MCPS Has 4 of the Top 100 HighSchools, None of them are Gaithersburg Schools

Newsweek Says MCPS Has 4 of the Top 100 HighSchools, None of them are Gaithersburg Schools

Four high schools in Montgomery County made Newsweek’s list of Top 100 High Schools in the Nation, including Richard Montgomery, B-CC, Wootton, and Churchill. There were no Gaithersburg schools that made the list, but I guess it’s nice to be in good company. ROCKVILLE, MD—Newsweek magazine has ranked four Montgomery County public high schools in...

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County and Community Providers Bring Emergency Food and Housing Services Now Open in Gaithersburg and Wheaton

County and Community Providers Bring Emergency Food and Housing Services Now Open in Gaithersburg and Wheaton

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in partnership with local municipalities and community-based organizations, has opened Neighborhood Service Centers in Gaithersburg and Wheaton to bring emergency food and housing stabilization services to areas hit hardest by the current economic crisis. Working in partnership with Family Services, Inc., IMPACT Silver Spring, the...

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Local Links – 5/31/2009

Local Links – 5/31/2009

The Washington Examiner explores Montgomery County’s efforts to keep foreclosed homes looking presentable. A scary tidbit from the end of the article stated that January through March of 2009, almost 2000 homes have foreclosed in Montgomery County, more than 1/3 of 2008 totals. The Gazette reports on Extra Space Managment who recently settled on a...

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