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QO Alum Daniel Sirotkin Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison Daniel Mandel Sirotkin, age 31, pled guilty on Sept. 17 in Montgomery County court to sexually abusing a minor, soliciting a minor to produce child pornography and third-degree sex offence.…

Park Crime Depends on the Season

As the hot and humid summer temperatures give way to the cool, crisp fall weather, more and more residents will be using area parks for their enjoyment. But while local residents play, police agencies work hard to keep them safe.…

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Fireworks Mistaken for Bullet On 08/25/2014 at 8:21 p.m., a shooting was reported in the 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard.  Complainant stated that they heard one shot and observed someone lying on the ground.  Officers responded and observed nothing in…

Safety Tips for Starting School

Photo | Phil Fabrizio
Many children walk to Rachel Carson Elementary School on Tschiffely Square Road.

The smells of pencil shavings, whiteboard markers and freshly unwrapped notebook paper are again filling the air as area schools gear up for the start of the new year on Aug. 25. As school buses and classrooms become full again,…

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Thefts from Vehicles On July 17 at 7:03 a.m., a theft from auto was reported in the 700 block of Chestertown Street. An unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle and removed property. Also on July 17 at 7:39 a.m., a…

Patrons Get More Time for Errands

Patrons of the timed parking spaces in Market Square will be getting more time to shop and conduct their errands. During a recent city of Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meeting, the governing body agreed to increase the time limit…