Articles by Mitti Hicks

May 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session:  The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a special appropriation to the County Government’s Fiscal Year 18 Operating Budget on  funding legal representation for residents detained for deportation proceedings. 2. Congressional Forum on Election Security: U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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May 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County’s Vietnam War Veterans Honored During Special Ceremony

Hundreds gathered in Rockville for a dedication ceremony where Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled the new Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The memorial wall, located at Memorial Plaza in Rockville, is a tribute to the 130 Montgomery County residents who were killed or reported missing during the Vietnam War. Here at Memorial Plaza in Rockville. In […]

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May 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda Family Displaced After Tree Falls on Home

Two people have been displaced after a tree fell on their home in Bethesda Friday afternoon, Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service confirmed. The incident happened on the 4500 block of Chelsea Lane.  There is significant damage to the home but no injuries were reported, according to Piringer. Power to the […]

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May 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

As Rain Continues in the Region, Flooding Concerns Grow

As rain continues in the region, the National Weather Service has issued flood watches and warnings until Saturday morning.  This is at least the fourth weather alert this week regarding the rain, and officials said residents can expect 3 to 5 additional inches of rain. With more rain in the forecast, safety officials from Montgomery […]

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May 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Leaders Respond to Santa Fe High School Shooting

Following a high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, Maryland leaders reached out to Twitter to express their condolences. According to the Associated Press, officials responded to reports of a shooting at Santa Fe High School where at least eight people have died. One person is in custody and a second person has been detained. […]

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May 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Larry Hogan, First Lady Yumi Hogan Adopt Rescue Dogs

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan added two family members Thursday after visiting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) in Baltimore City. The Hogan family adopted two rescued shih tzus, a mother and one of her four puppies. The shih tzus are no stranger to the Hogan family. The rescued dogs visited […]

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May 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Restaurant to Host Royal Watch Party in the Other Kensington

American Actress Meghan Markle is expected to marry Britain’s Prince Harry Saturday May 19 and if your invitation to the royal wedding was either lost in the mail or in cyberspace, The Dish & Dram Restaurant in Kensington has you covered.  Staff is hosting a royal wedding watch party Saturday where customers can dress in […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Signs Legislation Aimed to Provide Tax Relief

Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill into law Tuesday that aims to provide “tax relief” for Marylanders, according to a news release. In response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that eliminates the federal personal exemptions individuals could claim, Maryland State lawmakers passed the Income Tax-Personal Exemptions bill during the 2018 legislative […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Chris Van Hollen Visits Newport-Mill Middle School To Talk About Nutrition. Featured on County Report This Week on Montgomery Community Media.

Newport Mill Middle School Receives Green Ribbon Award

Newport Mill Middle School was one out of two schools selected in the state of Maryland to receive the 2018 Green Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education.   Manchester Valley High School in Carroll County was the other school selected among the 46 schools in the nation to receive the prestigious honor. The […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Property Taxes: The Montgomery County Council is expected to reach an agreement on property tax rates and credits for County homeowners during a work session meeting today at 9:30 a.m. The session will be available live via streaming through the Council web site […]

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