Author: Gina Gallucci-White

Study to Look at Potential for New Elementary School

A study looking at four potential sites is set to take place this year, examining whether Gaithersburg could benefit from a newly constructed elementary school. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) spokesman Derek G. Turner believed the yearlong study may begin…

Police Union Concerned Over NIST Staffing

The lawyer who represents the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Police Labor Committee is concerned the federal facility is replacing sworn personnel with contract security guards. Attorney Brian Bregman of the Laurel-based Bascietto & Bregman LLC said the…

Hogan announces $100 Million for I-270 Improvements

Can you imagine losing nearly three-and-a-half days of your life a year? That’s what happens when you add up the estimated 82 hours each D.C.-area commuter loses while sitting in traffic. The 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, an annual study performed…

RMT Brings Moving Musical to Arts Barn Stage

This article was originally published by CultureSpotMC.com. The year is 1963. Eddie Birdlace and his two best friends, Boland and Bernstein, have just finished basic training in the U.S. Marine Corps and are set to be deployed to a small…

GPD Offers Security Camera Registration

When it comes to solving crimes, privately owned security camera footage can be a key piece of evidence for investigators. Sometimes the footage will reveal the perpetrator or the vehicle they were driving at the time of the alleged crime.…

Kids Shop With a Cop

Sometimes it is hard to pick out the perfect gift for someone, so officers with the Gaithersburg and Montgomery County police departments will be helping out 12 local youth as a part of their annual Shop with a Cop event…

MCP Sees Increase in Hate Crimes

Julie Goodwin Weber was walking her dog around 8 a.m. Nov. 28 in the Kentlands lakes area in the 100 block of Treehaven Street when she noticed a red swastika spray painted on the lid of a trash can. She…

Those in Need to Get Help from City, Local Organizations

The holidays can be a stressful time especially for those in need, so several local groups are doing donation drives to help. After Thanksgiving, the Kentlands Community Foundation will be hosting a Giving Tree inside the Kentlands Clubhouse. Each branch…