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About: Germantown, MD

Located approximately 20 miles outside of Washington DC, and has been featured in several episodes of the television series, The X-Files. In the 1830s and 1840s, many of the business owners seemed to be German. Despite the fact that most of the local landowners and farmers were English, travelers remembering the accents of the shop-owners called the area Germantown, and the name stuck.

Population: 85000
Local Newspapers: Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun Courier
Local Sports Teams: N/A
Local Colleges: State UniversityMontgomery College

Zip Codes associated with Germantown, MD: 20874, 20876
Towns/Cities near Germantown, MD : Poolesville, BarnesvilleBoyds, Darnestown, Montgomery Village, Clarksburg, Damascus, Green Valley

Germantown News
Mr. Dickey Shares Family Recipes at Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Germantown

Dickey's Barbecue chairman and barbecue expert, Roland Dickey is ready to celebrate guests and share his family's recipes in Germantown. On Saturday, January 24 from noon to 2 p.m .

Seneca Valley High Schoola s revitalization plans dona t disappoint

The impressive plans for the new Seneca Valley High School in Germantown were made public last week following the approval and unveiling at a school board meeting on Jan. 13. “Over the last couple of years we've had open public meetings. We invited people to come out to contribute to the design,” Principal Mark Cohen said.

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Friends and colleagues remember an 'unfailingly graceful' Nancy Dacek

Nancy Dacek, the former three-term Montgomery County Council member who died last week at age 81 , was keenly aware of her status as one of an endangered political species. Dacek was an outlier not only in her party but also on the Democrat-dominated Montgomery County Council.

Woman pleads guilty in exorcism slayings of 2 kids

A Maryland woman has been found guilty, but not criminally responsible, for her role in the gruesome murders of two toddlers in January 2014 in what she believed was an exorcism . Monifa Sanford, 22, of Germantown pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

Md. Teacher Gives Middle School Students Killer Assignment

Our opinions are unbiased and unfiltered, and we never hold back. But the most important voice in D.C. sports is yoursa that's why our phone [...] All News 99.1 WNEW Latest News Headlines Click Here News Tips 301-902-1380 Desk@wnew.com Questions/Comments Feedback@WNEW.com - Radio & Web Listen To WNEW Stream 99.1 FM Audio on Demand Special Programming Connect with WNEW Facebook.com/WNEWNews Twitter: @WNEW WNEW 'On the [...] CBS Sports Radio 1580 CONNECT WITH CBS SPORTS RADIO Listen Live Click Here Latest Sports News & Blogs Click Here Follow The CBS Sports Radio Facebook.com/CBSSportsRadio Twitter: @CBSSportsRadio Contact Studio: 1-855-212-4CBS Email: CNKinard@cbs.com Address 4200 Parliament Place Lanham, MD [...] GERMANTOWN, Md.

Woman pleads guilty in exorcism murders of 2 kids

Mont Co woman making guilty plea for her role in an "exorcism" that led to the murders of two toddlers. Gruesome details.

Maryland woman pleads guilty in exorcism deaths of two children

One of two women charged with killing two children while performing what they thought was an exorcism has pleaded guilty in the case, but won't be serving prison time. The Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office says 22-year-old Monifa Sanford of Germantown pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder under a plea agreement.

NewsMaryland toddler killed during Ohio visit laid to restMaryland...

Maryland toddler killed during Ohio visit laid to rest Maryland toddler killed during Ohio visit laid to rest Check out this story on WHAS11.com: http://www.whas11.com/story/news/2015/01/16/toddler-killed-during-ohio-visit-laid-to-rest/21857653/ A 14 month old toddler was laid to rest after dying under suspicious circumstances. The toddler's mother was arrested on charges of child endangerment and evidence tampering.

MCPS special education teacher's aide arrested on felony drug charges

GERMANTOWN, Md. An elementary school teacher's aide is facing prison time, accused of possessing illegal narcotics and equipment commonly used by drug dealers.

Middle Schoolers Assigned To Write About Killing Their Teacher

Patricia Lorenzen, an English teacher at Kingsview Middle School in Germantown, Maryland, assigned the students in her four classes to write a story describing how they would kill her, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Lorenzen sent an apology letter to her students' parents on Nov. 10. She said she "was trying to create an assignment that would be an engaging way to review grammar concepts, but it was not appropriate and should not have happened."

PostSecret: The Show lifts the burden of secrets

Frank Warren has watched PostSecret.com build into a worldwide phenomenon, with handmade, hearfelt postcards like the ones shown here spurring books, speaking tours, and now, a multimedia theatre production. he thought of it as "an interesting prank": in 2004, he handed out 3,000 self-addressed postcards to strangers, asking them to mail their secrets to him.

Montgomery County Council approves child care provider selection process

Children are looked after at the The Global Children's Center, an after-school care program at Rosemont Elementary School in Gaithersburg. Aide Karlan Penas of Germantown assists Anthony Carbajal, 7, of Gaithersburg with a holiday-themed craft.

Fire crews respond to gas leak in Germantown

Fire crews respond to gas leak in Germantown Several residential building were evacuated in Germantown due to a high pressure natural gas leak Monday evening. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1IFsTFc GERMANTOWN, Md.

Planning for countya s $5 billion operating budget uncertain as Hogan prepares to take office

Siva Reddy, of Clarksburg, talks with Isiah Leggett about traffic congestion in Montgomery County, during the FY 2016 budget forum on Monday night at BlackRock Center for the Arts, in Germantown. Isiah Leggett hosts a FY 2016 budget forum, accepting input from the general public on Monday night at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown.

Mounting evidence demonstrates improved cognitive function from cocoa flavanol consumption

A study just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds to the growing body of evidence demonstrating that cognitive function is improved with a diet high in cocoa flavanols--a group of naturally occurring bioactives found in fresh cocoa beans. GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 6, 2015 -- It is normal for cognitive function to slightly deteriorate with age.

Burger Tap and Shake's Expansion; A New Concept In The Former Pour House Space

Burger Tap and Shake will open a second location in Tenleytown. Burger Days reports that there's no opening date set yet.