Author: Jeff Kinney

Police Blotter

Residential Burglary On Sept. 5 at 8:30 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 100 block of Thurgood Street. Sometime between Sept. 3 and 4, an unknown suspect(s) entered the garage and removed a bicycle. From Gaithersburg Police Reports

Police Blotter

Aggravated Assault On Sept. 1 at 12:14 a.m., an aggravated assault took place at the Pasha restaurant, 644 Center Point Way. A verbal dispute escalated into a physical altercation. The suspect was located, placed under arrest and charged accordingly. Source:…

Parents Must be Vigilant to Prevent Underage Drinking

School is about to start, bringing with it plenty of football games, parties, and other memories that will last a lifetime. Naturally, parents should do everything they can to make sure those memories are good ones. Dan Lane of the…

Market Square Fountain Ready for Transformation

If all goes well, the fountain at 506 Main Street in Kentlands Market Square, which has sat in disrepair for more than two years, will be transformed into a planter by the end of August. Steve Eckert of Classic Communities,…

SHA Plans Signage Upgrades for Lakelands Entrance

The State Highway Administration (SHA) will improve signage along Great Seneca Highway near Lakelands Drive in response to a fatal accident that occurred at that intersection last September, SHA Media Relations Manager David Buck said July 18. However, after completing…

New Fire Station to Open in January

A new county fire station is scheduled to open at the corner of Shady Grove and Darnestown roads next January. “Nearby stations are frequently being called into that area, which has built up significantly over the years,” Fire and Rescue…

Watch Out for Heat Injuries

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials want to remind everyone to stay cool and hydrated during the heat of the summer. Heat-related illnesses are reported with increasing frequency this time of year, said Fire and Rescue spokesman and Assistant Chief…

Police Blotter

Burglary On July 14 at 5:45 p.m. there was a report of a burglary in the 100 block of Kendrick Place. A witness saw the suspect entering the house through an unlocked window. No property was taken. An 18-year-old male…

Police Casting Wide Web for Impaired Drivers

Police Casting Wide Web for Impaired Drivers The state of Maryland is gunning for impaired drivers in a big way, recently unveiling a new initiative to reduce the number of drug- and alcohol-related crashes that kill or injure thousands of…

Bears, Bears, Everywhere!

Black bears have been spotted throughout the area over the past few weeks, including in Kentlands and Lakelands. Most recently, the Washington Humane Society oversaw the capture and relocation of a bear roaming through Northwest Washington, D.C., on June 26.…