Damascus

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Franklin Wins Maryland 3A Title 35-21

Steven Smothers caught three touchdown passes and returned a fumble for another score as Franklin defeated Damascus 35-21 to win a second consecutive Maryland Class 3A state championship on Thursday night.

12/05/2014

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Md. Man Dead After Motorcycle Crashes Into Pole

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Damascus.

09/07/2013

New Laws To Tackle Scotland's Alcohol Problems To Be Passed By MSPs

Last Dry Town In Md. Readies For Life With Alcohol

Damascus, the vintage dairy town on the northernmost edge of Montgomery County, is a place where people still talk in four-digit phone numbers. The Jimmie Cone still draws lines of ice cream lovers each summer. Judges still pin blue ribbons on goats, roses and rhubarb pies at the town fair each fall.

01/07/2013

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Md. Town Of Damascus Votes To Allow Alcohol Sales

Restaurants in the Montgomery County town of Damascus are getting ready to sell wine and beer.

11/10/2012

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Driver Hospitalized Last Week After Car Crash In Damascus Is Dead

A driver involved in a multiple vehicle collision on Ridge Road and Kemptown Road in Damascus on August 29 died at Baltimore Shock Trauma Thursday evening.

09/07/2012

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Police Investigate Theft, Vandalism In Damascus

Police in Montgomery County are investigating acts of vandalism in Damascus, including a series of car break-ins and bicycle thefts.

09/05/2012

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Town Debates Whether To Allow Alcohol Sales

In the small town of Damascus, where grape juice substitutes for wine in the Communion chalice, an aversion to alcohol has created an anomaly many residents are proud of: It’s one of the last dry areas in Maryland.

09/02/2012

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Woman Struck In Head By Arrow In Montgomery County

Montgomery County authorities say a woman has been struck in the head by an arrow during an accident in the Damascus area.

08/01/2012

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