Potomac People

Potomac People


Stopping the Combine: Farmers Can’t Compete for Land in Montgomery County

Making room for enough solar to make a difference.

Randy Stabler stopped his combine in the middle of a field in the Agricultural Reserve to join Montgomery County Council’s virtual Town Hall meeting.

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Election Day in Potomac

Montgomery County had 682,639 active voters as of Oct. 31

Election Day 2020 arrived preordained as “an election like no other.”

C&O Canal Superintendent speaks at WMCCA meeting

The October meeting of the West Montgomery County Citizens Association (WMCCA) was held via Zoom Wednesday, Oct 14.

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Halloween Is Not Canceled in Montgomery County

But large groups are; county offers guidelines for safe Halloween while residents make plans to celebrate

Halloween, a witch’s brew of fun and fantasy, will need a new recipe for this year.

West Montgomery County Citizens Association

West Montgomery County Citizens Association

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Potomac: Where Newcomers Become Neighbors

Newcomers to Potomac hoping to learn about the area and make new friends have no further to look than the Potomac Area Neighbors Club, a long-standing women’s organization, a group that truly has something for everyone.

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Nature in Potomac

Potomac was not intentionally planned for large houses but it is how many people define us.

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Unwavering Nimi Trehan

Potomac artist explores theme of resilience in time of coronavirus, wins award.

Nimi Trehan, a long-time Potomac resident and artist, was presented with an Award of Excellence for her painting, “Unwavering,” in the on-line exhibit The Spirit of Resilience presented by The Healing Power of Art and Artists, an initiative of Manhattan Arts International.

New Principal for Bells Mill Elementary

With a new principal and new assistant principal, Bells Mill Elementary School is ready to start this new school year with enthusiasm for education, parent collaboration and social emotional growth for all students.

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Victor Esch and Brendan Esch: Heroics by Father and Son in Potomac

On the morning of April 15, 2020, Chief Victor Esch of the Bethesda Fire Department distinguished himself for outstanding courage and dedication to duty.

New Wayside Principal Inspired by Love of Learning

Holly Hill newly named to principal at Wayside.

A lifelong love of learning led Holly Hill, newly named principal at Wayside Elementary School, to become a teacher and stay in education as a career.

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Church Damaged By Flood in Potomac

Historic Scotland AME Zion Church hopes to rebuild for the future.

Driving by Scotland AME Zion Church on Seven Locks Road, the building looks pretty much the same as it has for the last 50 years.

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Volunteers Work to Clean Trash Along C&O Canal

Potomac resident Allen Gorrelick runs along the path above the C&O Canal near Angler’s Inn about three times a week.

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Potomac Community Village Celebrates Eight Years

Potomac Community Village marked its 8th birthday June 23 and threw a party to celebrate.

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Potomac Author Uses Novel Approach for Book Launch

Just in time for a good summer read, Potomac author Aimee Agresti planned to introduce her new novel, The Summer Set, in all the usual ways.