Articles by Mitti Hicks

August 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Weekend Planner, August 18 – August 20 (VIDEO)

Got weekend plans? This is the last weekend to enjoy the  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. It’s also the last weekend to purchase selected items tax free during Maryland’s Tax Free Week which ends Aug. 19. Below are some other ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Aug. 18 10 […]

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August 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Candidates Criticize Donald Trump’s Response to Charlottesville Protest (VIDEO)

Following President Donald Trump’s recent statement on a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that left one woman dead and dozens injured, a few Democratic candidates running for the Montgomery County Council and a candidate running for the Maryland House of Delegates, held a news conference early Wednesday to denounce Trump’s statement. During a news […]

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August 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park 2017 Elections: Here’s What You Need to Know

Elections for the City of Takoma Park will be held on Nov. 7 and this election will be slightly different than previous years. Elections are held every other year in Takoma Park but when voters head to the polls to cast their ballots, they are voting for their candidate of choice to serve for three […]

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August 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Hate Group

Map Details Where Maryland Hate Groups Are

The Southern Poverty Law Center has released a detailed map showing where hate groups are stationed across the United States. According to the report, there are a total of 18 hate groups in the state of Maryland, and 917 total in the country. Two groups are in Montgomery County: Council of Conservative Citizens in Silver […]

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August 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Organizers Expecting More Than 200,000 People to Attend This Year’s Ag Fair (VIDEO)

Doors are officially open at the 2017 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair and dozens were lined up early to enjoy this year’s festivities. “It’s just fantastic,” said Alison Israel of Bowie. “We love to come here; we’re like big kids. We like the rides, the food […] we just have a wonderful time every time we […]

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August 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Coffee With A Cop: Montgomery County Police Department’s Sixth District will host ‘Coffee with a Cop’ from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Rothbury Drive McDonalds in Gaithersburg. Reminder 6th District Coffee w/ a Cop this Wednesday at the Rothbury Dr. McDonalds. […]

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August 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

One Year Later: Candlelight Vigil at Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people gathered at the Flower Branch Apartments for a candlelight vigil on Aug. 10th at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the fatal natural gas explosion that claimed the lives of seven people. The vigil was organized by CASA to remember those who lost their […]

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August 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Breast Cancer Non-profit ‘For 3 Sisters’ Opens New Headquarters in Olney (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

‘For 3 Sisters’ is a local breast cancer nonprofit in Montgomery County that recently opened new offices in Olney. Here’s the story: Marshall Moneymaker is a retired Montgomery County firefighter and known to many in Montgomery County as the “the pink fireman” for his advocacy about breast cancer; a disease that claimed the life of three […]

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July 27, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Hires Firm to Assist With Police Chief Search

City of Takoma Park officials approved an ordinance during Wednesday’s council meeting to hire a consulting firm to assist in their national search for the city’s new police chief. Springsted Waters, based in Minneapolis, was chosen but will work out of their Mechanicsville office in Virginia. City officials requested proposals from qualified executive search firms […]

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July 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Trump Announces Ban on Transgender Individuals in Military, Twitter Responds

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter early Wednesday that transgender individuals would not be allowed to serve “in any capacity” in the U.S. Military. After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow…… — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017 ….Transgender individuals […]

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