Carols, cookies, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause bring holiday joy
An inclusive community event hosted by St. Rose of Lima Church and UpCounty Community Resources. Mrs. Claus and Santa greet attendees at a Cookies and Carols event hosted by St. Rose of Lima Church and Upcounty Community ResourcesPhoto byHeather Jauquet/Author.
MCPS closes schools on Monday as power outage affects thousands of MoCo residents after Gaithersburg plane crash
Rescue efforts underway for occupants of plane wedged into a power tower. Plane wedged into power tower in Gaithersburg, MarylandPhoto byPete Piringer. At about 5:30 on Sunday night, as Montgomery County residents began planning their week after a long weekend with friends and family, lights flickered across the county. But, unfortunately, for residents in Flower Hill, Olney, Aspen Hill, and Silver Spring, holiday lights lost their cheer, and residents plunged into darkness.
MCPS bulldozes community garden near elementary school
MCPS denies request for the unauthorized community garden to become an official school garden. Painted wheelbarrow in the former Three Sisters GardenHeather Jauquet/Author. Less than two weeks after sharing about the Three Sisters Garden located on Strawberry Knoll Road adjacent to Strawberry Knoll Elementary School, I received a phone call that Montgomery County Public Schools was bulldozing the unofficial community garden.
Three Sisters Garden: A community treasure trove
Through a labor of love, three neighbors collaborate to create a community garden providing food, education, and friendships. Three Sisters Gardeners Steven Lapham Sellers, Ella Truelove, and Nelson Reyes (not pictured)Heather Jauquet/Author.