Around Town

Lakelands Resident Sings National Anthem Josh Bernstein, a senior at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, sang the National Anthem at the 21st Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K event at the end of August. “I was a little bit nervous,” Josh said,…

Police Blotter

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…

City Scene

Clongen Announces New Diagnostic Tests Clongen Laboratories, located at 211 Perry Parkway, Suite 6, Gaithersburg, announced new test offerings to detect and identify emerging pathogens most recently implicated in severe to fatal cases resulting from tick and other arthropod bites.…

Assignment Education

Highest Enrollment Ever at MCPS Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) begins the 2014–2015 school year with its highest enrollment ever, the opening of its 202nd school—the Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg—and the launch of a new districtwide technology initiative…