Top 20 Stories for 2017

With all the public safety news, the events happening in the school system and even the development announcements we’ve covered this year, our No. 1 story for the year was … drum roll please … sunflowers. Here are the Top 20 stories for the year for


UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville This Week

Map Details Where Maryland Hate Groups Are

Police Investigating String of Burglaries Around Gaithersburg, Rockville

Closings and Changes at Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Police Describe Effort to Catch Gaithersburg Rapist (VIDEO)

Flags Lowered to Half Staff Today In Honor of John Glenn

Callers Threaten Rockville High

Quince Orchard High Remembers Classmate

New Principals Announced At School Board Meeting (PHOTOS)

Jimmy Fallon Surprises Fields Road Elementary with a Donation (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Security Chief Told Teen He Loved Her, Gave Her Gifts, Court Records Say

UPDATED: Man Barricades Himself Inside House in Poolesville

Here Are the Safety Grades for Five Montgomery County Hospitals

The Statue Nobody Wants Had Little Luck on Craigslist

UPDATED: Montgomery School Board Raises New Objection to Labor Day Order

UPDATED: Police Investigate Double Homicide in Montgomery Village

Neighbor Says Home Security Camera Captures Audio of Gunshots on Gallery Court (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Hogan Administration Proceeds with Watkins Mill Interchange

UPDATED: Police Investigate Montgomery Village Homicide (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Dozens of Firefighters Battle House Fire in Clarksburg Overnight (PHOTOS)

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Douglas Tallman

About Douglas Tallman

Reporter with 35 years experience throughout Maryland. Reach me at or via Twitter at @MCM-Doug


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