Monthly Archives: March 2015

GPD looking for fraud suspects


Germantown Police are looking for help in identifying two theft and fraud suspects. A victim recently reported that her credit cards were stolen from her purse while visiting Panera Bread in Germantown. A short time later, two female suspects were captured on video at another area business using the victim’s stolen credit cards. Anyone with […]

Ribbon Cutting


The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Pro Martial Arts at 2075 Exeter Rd., Suite 30 in Germantown. Owner, Brenda Gipson (with scissors) and Director of Ops, Laura Cusamono (to Gipson’s right) participated in the ribbon cutting as chamber Ambassadors and Board members gathered around them. “What sets PRO Martial […]

CERT classes being offered in Germantown


Adults of all abilities and specialties are invited to participate in upcoming Germantown Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) sessions. When emergencies happen, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace when professional responders are not immediately available to help. This free 20-hour course covers disaster preparedness, fire suppression, basic medical operations, light search […]

Board approves police cameras, outdoor security cameras

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved the purchase of three in-car video systems for the city’s police department and five additional outdoor security cameras for City Hall.The in-car video systems will be purchased for $13,785 and would “enhance the ability of the department to review probable cause of arrest, arrest procedures, evaluate […]

GPAC announces 2015-16 season


Currently enjoying the 20th anniversary season, Germantown Performing Arts Center is celebrating a year of sold-out performances, a dedicated group of subscribers and an overwhelming number of new contributors.GPAC has announced the 2015-16 season of performances to be held in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall.The American Music Series kicks off the season with Belinda Carlise, known […]

Winter weather puts chill on local blood donations

The community’s blood supply is critically low on all blood types. During lulls between severe winter weather days, local blood collection agencies are urging all eligible blood and platelet donors to make an appointment to donate.The blood supply needs replenishment.All blood types are needed but particularly O-negative, A-negative and B-negative. Platelets have a shelf life […]