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Nadia Hashimi is a good storyteller.
’Mayor of Potomac’ dead of complications of Covid-19
Eleanor (Elie) McConihe Cain, known to many long-time residents as the mayor of Potomac, died on Tuesday, Jan. 19 of complications relating to Covid-19.
A glimpse at County’s COVID-19 vaccine plan
County residents looking for when and where they can get COVID-19 vaccines can only wait and wonder.
Three local groups have joined together to offer Zoom lecture and videos to residents during this time of quarantine and social distancing.
Now that we have rung in the new year and the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming available, will Montgomery County Public Schools return to in-class instruction soon?
Keeping up with constituents during this time of social distancing and small gatherings is not easy, but Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson (District 1) does his best, using interactive social media.
Like everything else in 2020, Thanksgiving Dinner this year will be different.
The Montgomery County Board of Education met Friday, Nov. 6 to discuss, among other issues, to consider returning students to in-person classes in stages early next year.
On Election Day, only 39 of the usual 240 polling places will be open; better vote early this week
George Fenster arrived at Potomac Community Recreation Center at 5:20 a.m. Monday morning to get ready for the first day of Early Voting.
Students and faculty of Bullis School celebrated Founders Festival Week Oct. 19-23 in honor of the 90th birthday of the school’s founder.
County to begin early voting Monday, Oct. 26; your regular polling place will likely not be open on Election Day 2020
Early voting in Montgomery County for the 2020 Presidential General Election begins Monday, Oct. 26 and continues through Monday, Nov. 2.
But large groups are; county offers guidelines for safe Halloween while residents make plans to celebrate
Halloween, a witch’s brew of fun and fantasy, will need a new recipe for this year.
Focus on fire safety and general safety at home and in the community.
Oct. 4-10 is National Fire Protection week, and Pete Piringer, Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) is encouraging all County residents to be prepared for an emergency.
Community, larger homes and yards, nearby parks, great schools drive demand.
Residents love Potomac for many reasons: good schools, convenient to all of Montgomery County and D.C., peaceful neighborhoods, and the sense of community.
Panel: Support, structure and routine can help students deal with stress.
Parents facing the stress of COVID-19 related school and job issues were invited to a town hall meeting designed to support mental wellness for themselves and their children during these days of social distancing and online learning.
Potomac artist explores theme of resilience in time of coronavirus, wins award.
Nimi Trehan, a long-time Potomac resident and artist, was presented with an Award of Excellence for her painting, “Unwavering,” in the on-line exhibit The Spirit of Resilience presented by The Healing Power of Art and Artists, an initiative of Manhattan Arts International.
Despite the controversy about opening schools to in-person learning created by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R), Montgomery County Public Schools students started a new school year virtually on Monday.
They sat in a parking lot in Glen Echo making music with donated instruments while waiting for more to come in.
This week offers a wonderful opportunity to celebrate history and learn something new.
Maryland State Highway Administration began a construction project on River Road on Aug. 5 to improve both pedestrian and vehicular safety between Pyle Road and Braeburn Parkway.