Articles by Douglas Tallman

October 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 16, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Pedal to the Metal: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on its agenda is consideration of a bicycle master plan. Staff reports are only a click away with this agenda. 2. Voter Deadline: Today is the deadline to […]

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October 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 15, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Who’s a Good Doggy? Adoption fees are waived through Oct. 25 at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road. Open at noon, except Wednesdays. 2. SMOB meeting: Student Member of the Board Ananya […]

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October 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mega Millions Lottery Grows to $548 Million

Update: With no winner Tuesday night, the Friday night jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery has grown to $548 million, with a cash option of $309 million. Original Post: The two big lottery games have total prizes exceeding $750 million. The Powerball, which is drawn Wednesday night, has a jackpot of $282 million. And the […]

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October 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Dawson’s, Parking, Rent Major Issues on Rockville Town Square

Residents had three main concerns about Rockville Town Square at a Tuesday night meeting: Fight to keep Dawson’s open. Do something about the parking. Examine what’s happening to rents that are forcing businesses out. A couple of hundred people packed into a meeting room at VisArts to share their thoughts about what’s happening to the […]

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October 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 8, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: CANCELED 1. Meet the Media: Council President Hans Riemer has his regular meeting with he reporters starting at 11:30 a.m. Up for discussion will be legislation to streamline the approval of accessory apartments, which is an effort to increase the […]

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October 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Workers Spotted Crushing Floreen Political Sign

Montgomery County employees destroyed two large political signs for county executive candidate Nancy Floreen on Thursday in Silver Spring, but as the sign came down red flags went up among Floreen supporters. The sign was in a garden in front of Lee Plaza at Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road. Surveillance images show members of the […]

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October 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

New Trail Opens Under Pepco Transmission Lines

A new trail for biking and walking connects the Muddy Branch Stream Valley to the South Germantown Recreational Park, following under Pepco transmission lines. A ribbon was cut Friday on the trail, which can be accessed on Colton Lane, not far from Darnestown Road. County Executive Ike Leggett said the trail was the result of […]

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October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Man Charged in Rockville Rape

Update, 3 p.m. This story has been updated with information from the statement of charges. The man charged in a rape on Rockville will remain held without bail after a bail review Thursday afternoon, online court records show. Dustin Thomas Rogers, 25, has been charged with first-degree rape and first-degree assault, police said. In Maryland, […]

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October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Thursday! Here are #fivethings to know today, Thursday, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. A Rock Anniversary: Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Clemente Music Rocks with a benefit concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. The fun begins at 7:30. Ticket at http://bbjlive.com/ 2. Public Safety Committee […]

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October 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Rocker Sheryl Crow Thanks Hogan for Signing ‘Red Flag’ Bill

Gov. Larry Hogan got a shoutout Tuesday on Twitter from an unlikely source: rocker Sheryl Crow. Thank you Republican @GovLarryHogan of Maryland for signing the Red Flag bill that will prohibit mentally ill from access to firearms. This is sensible! This is great leadership! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 — Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) October 2, 2018 The Red Flag […]

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