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Frederick County Council Hears More Opposition To Sugarloaf Plan

They were concerned about proposed downzoning several properties. Frederick, Md. (KM) – There was some opposition expressed Tuesday night to the proposed Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan during a Frederick County Council meeting. Jim McIntosh lives on Park Mills Road in Adamstown, and he said there’s no danger of any mass development in the Sugarloaf area. “Developments haven’t happened in this area since 1977,” he said. “And that’s another thing that Tim Goodfellow said in the process to scare a number of residents in this area saying that ‘oh, mass development could happen.’ It can’t happen in this area. It hasn’t happened since ’77,” McIntosh said.
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NoVA’s first Cook Out could open later this month

Big news for fans of the southern fast-food chain Cook Out. The region’s first Cook Out location is on track to open as soon as the end of August. The signs have gone up at the new restaurant, which is located in Manassas Park, a roughly 30-60 minute drive from Loudoun depending where you live. The exact address is 8502 Centreville Road.

Residents Asked to Shelter in Place on Olney Mill Road Due to Police Activity

Update 10:22pm: The situation on Olney Mill Rd. has been resolved. The shelter in place has been lifted. More information will be released as it becomes available. Montgomery County Police are asking residents in the area of 18600 Olney Mill Rd. in Olney to shelter in place as they attempt to take an adult male into custody. MCPD released the following information on Tuesday evening at 9:30pm:

Virginia man learns of $1M lottery prize weeks after the drawing

Aug. 9 (UPI) -- A Virginia man who initially thought his Mega Millions ticket wasn't a winner said he didn't learn until weeks later that he had scored a $1 million prize. Malcolm Meredith of Manassas told Virginia Lottery officials he asked someone to look at the Mega Millions ticket he bought from Harris Teeter in Manassas for the May 20 drawing and they told him the ticket was not a winner.

I-66 construction nearly complete

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. - After about five years of major roadwork along I-66, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) officials said the project is finally in the home stretch. That doesn’t, however, mean that we’re done with the extra traffic just yet. Regan Milton said she drives on the...

Free Expungement Clinic to be Held in Manassas

Provided by the Prince William Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. On Aug. 20, 2022, an Expungement Clinic will be held in Manassas. This is the second expungement clinic to be held in the area. The first-of-its-kind in Virginia event debuted in the Town of Dumfries, created and led by Dumfries Vice Mayor Monae Nickerson and Councilwoman Selonia Miles. The event, which was held with the support of Clerk of Circuit Court Jacqueline Smith, Commonwealth’s Attorney Amy Ashworth and the Dumfries Police Department, has been credited with creating a “blueprint” for such events across the Commonwealth.

Virginia man Malcolm Meredith wins $1 million in Mega Millions lottery after thinking he lost

This man didn’t win the top Mega Millions prize, but he still won big.  Malcolm Meredith, of Manassas, Virginia, bought a lottery ticket for the May 20 Mega Millions drawing, according to the Virginia Lottery. Soon after the drawing, he showed his ticket to a person who told him it wasn’t a winner, according to an Aug. 4 press release. FOX Business reached out to the Virginia Lottery for comment. The agency revealed on its website that Meredith’s ticket had matched the first five numbers of the Mega Millions drawing, just not the Mega Ball number.  Meredith held onto the ticket and weeks later, he got a second...

Toys "R" Us Reopens In Maryland

(Baltimore, MD) -- Toys "R" Us is back open in Annapolis and Gaithersburg in time for the holiday shopping season. The iconic children's toy store has reopened inside Macy's locations in Maryland and eight other states. All locations are set to be complete by mid-October. The reopenings come after Toys...

Arrest Made Stemming From Monday Stabbing in Gaithersburg

UPDATE: Detectives from the Gaithersburg Police Department – Investigative Section have arrested and charged 61-years-old, Ricky Stevens of Gaithersburg, MD with First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment. Ricky Stevens was transported to the Central Processing Unit and is being held without bond. Original release by Gaithersburg...
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Manassas Park High School cancels 2022 football season

Dan Forgas called it a tough message to send. But he had no other choice. After holding off for a week in the hopes for improved numbers, Manassas Park High School’s activities director informed the Cougars’ football opponents and the Virginia High School League Monday they would not field a football team on any level this fall due to the small pool of participants.

Impeccable Bauhaus-inspired Modernist Retreat in Bethesda Listed Hits Market for $8.995 Million

The Estate in Bethesda is a luxurious home newly and completely renovated to impeccable standards now available for sale. This home located at 5216 Abingdon Rd, Bethesda, Maryland; offering 06 bedrooms and 09 bathrooms with 7,427 square feet of living spaces. Call Jeff Wilson (Phone: 202 333-1212), Hugh Mcdermott – TTR Sotheby’s International Realty for more details; and set a tour schedule of the Estate in Bethesda.