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Compiled by Pam Schipper Red Molly Oct. 4, 8 p.m. Don’t miss this sweetheart trio performing Americana and folk music. Tickets are $25 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown. Visit www.blackrockcenter.org for more information. King Teddy Oct. 5,…

Study Cites Nuclear Materials at NIST as Insecure

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

A study by the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project faulted NIST for lax security.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology campus  in Gaithersburg, which contains a civil nuclear research reactor filled with bomb-grade uranium, was faulted for lax security in a study released in August. Fox News reported that the study by the…

Protect Yourself: Get the Rabies 411

Photo | Robert Burton, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Raccoons are the primary carriers of rabies in Montgomery County.

Two rabid raccoons were reported in the city in June and July of this year—a fairly typical number—and several more cases were found countywide. As a result, although there is certainly no reason to panic, Animal Control Division Chief Lisa…

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

Senior Fitness Classes Discount Changes

For the last several years, residents 55 and older have enjoyed a $35 flat fee on health recreation classes offered by the city of Gaithersburg. This fall, the city of Gaithersburg changed this discount from a flat fee to a…