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Potomac: First Day of School

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed more than 156,000 students for the first day of the 2015–2016 school year on Monday, Aug. 31, the largest enrollment in the district’s history.

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Potomac Snapshot: Bus Collision on First Day

Two school buses with students from Churchill High School collided at Glen Road and Falls Road, at 7:58 a.m., Monday, Aug. 31. The students were released to parents or placed on another bus to continue to school. No student needed to be taken to the hospital, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services.

Potomac WMCCA: To Protect and Preserve

Newcomers & Community Guide

Wooded stream valley parks, wetlands, meadows, extensive tree canopy, rustic roads, rich biodiversity, including rare, threatened, and endangered species, and the crown jewels – the C &O Canal Historical Park and the Potomac River.

Commentary: Potomac Offers ‘A Sense of Place’

Newcomers & Community Guide

If you are a newcomer to Potomac, you are in for a real treat — as living there for 20-plus years showed me every day.

Obituary: William King Schumacher

William "Bill" Schumacher of Annapolis died on July 27, 2015 from complications suffered after a fall.