Author: Gina Gallucci-White

Gaithersburg Police Offer Free Security Surveys

Many people like to think their homes or businesses are safe and secure against criminals. One way to be sure is to have a security survey performed. For years, the Gaithersburg Police Department has offered the confidential surveys free of…

Officer Mark McGinnis Earns Honor

The gas gauge on Jeremy Filko’s Subaru stated it would be empty in 40 miles. The gauge was wrong. The vehicle died about 100 yards away from a gas station in the middle of Quince Orchard Road where West Diamond…

‘A Little Night Music’ Comes to Town

It’s time to “Send in the Clowns.” One of Stephen Sondheim’s most beloved musicals will be making its way to the Gaithersburg Arts Barn stage. “A Little Night Music,” produced by the Damascus Theatre Company, opens Feb. 7 and runs…

Gaithersburg Police Now on Social Media

Wondering why there is a police presence at a certain location? Is there an accident making traffic congestion so bad? Instead of calling Gaithersburg Police to inquire, residents may now utilize social media to find out what is going on.…

Detective Wade Caron Honored

Two brothers are recovering after being stabbed multiple times when a squabble turned nearly deadly in the early morning hours of Dec. 7, 2013. Gaithersburg Police Department Detective Wade Caron has been working to find those responsible. One person has…

Tips for Safer Driving in Winter Conditions

With snow blanketing the area several times already this winter season, local public officials have some tips for motorists who decide to venture out into the storms. “The first one is don’t go into (a snowstorm) unless you absolutely have…

No Bah Humbugs for ‘Scrooge! The Musical’

Throughout most of the classic tale “A Christmas Carol,” many people did not want to be around Ebenezer Scrooge. Apparently, those people aren’t from Gaithersburg. “Scrooge! The Musical,” put on by the Sandy Spring Theatre Group and Gaithersburg Arts Barn,…

Officer Helps Catch Suspected Serial Burglar

When dusting for finger prints at a home burglary scene, a majority of the prints recovered will be from the residents or people who visit often. But sometimes one fingerprint can lead to stopping a suspected serial burglar. While on…

‘Scrooge! The Musical’ Set to Take the Stage

Need a breather from the long retail lines at the department stores and endless holiday wish lists? The Sandy Spring Theatre Group will be presenting “Scrooge! The Musical” on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 6-22, at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn…

Police Blotter

MCP Cracks Down on Spa Businesses Montgomery County Police helped to shut down eight spa businesses, citing alleged criminal activity and/or permit violations. Four of the businesses, police said, were located in Gaithersburg: Green Apple Massage on Christopher Avenue, Sunshine…