Morning Notes: Family Holds Vigil for Montgomery Village Woman Who Was Killed

Morning Notes: Family Holds Vigil for Montgomery Village Woman Who Was Killed

Plus: Playground honoring crash victims opens in Gaithersburg; Montgomery County open first full-sized cricket field

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Family holds vigil for Montgomery Village woman who was killed

The family of Nerlande Foreste, who police allege was killed by her husband, held a vigil for her. Her brother described her as “always smiling” and memorable for her excitement over meeting new people.

Her husband, Jean Jocelin Pierre, was charged on Aug. 29 with first-degree murder after initially telling police that she was missing. [NBC Washington]

Playground honoring crash victims opens in Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg’s newest playground opened on Sunday. The playground honors Cole, Devin and Marie Gemmell, who died in 2014 when a plane hit their home.

The Where Angels Play Foundation helped build the park. [WDVM]

Cricket field opens in Germantown

On Saturday, Montgomery County opened its first full-sized cricket field. It is at South Germantown Recreational Park.

County Council members who attended said the Indian and Southeast Asian populations in Montgomer County are growing, along with interest in the sport. [WDVM]

Today’s weather

Monday will be partly cloudy in the afternoon, with a high of about 88 degrees.

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