Fear of Dancing

Last Saturday, a friend invited my husband and me to join her for a swing dancing lesson followed by an evening of dancing at the Black Rock Arts Center. I have never learned to dance, but I know many people…

Recycling Survey in the Works

Gaithersburg officials plan to survey the rate of recycling among city residents in September. “We will have our recycling contractor conduct a week-long survey of all households to determine the rate of recycling participation,” said Ollie Mumpower, engineering services director.…

Go Green

Free Compost Bins for Montgomery County Residents The Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services has selected Brookside Gardens’ Library as one of its distribution sites for free compost bins. The bins are lightweight and collapsible, and Montgomery County residents can…

County News

Select Libraries Begin Year-Round Sunday Service Beginning August 15, the following Montgomery County public libraries will be open on Sundays year-round — except on certain major holiday weekends — from 1 to 5 p.m.:  Bethesda, Germantown, Marilyn J. Praisner, Rockville…

Police Search for Burglary Suspect

Montgomery County police are releasing surveillance photos in hopes of finding a suspect who broke into the Shell gas station at 600 Quince Orchard Road at approximately 6:22 a.m. on July 25. According to police, the suspect stole cash, cigarettes…

Police Blotter

A vehicle-related theft occurred outside of the Bally’s Fitness Center, 188 Kentlands Boulevard, Kentlands, on Friday, July 30 around 5:45 a.m. The adult male victim confronted the suspect who had stolen the victim’s cash and car keys. The suspect, a…