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Corridor Cities Transitway Work in Washingtonian Woods Park

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Gaithersburg officials have alerted the Mayor and City Council members in an email briefing that geotechnical borings for the Corridor Cities Transitway will begin on July 22 and continue for several days in Washingtonian Woods Park. Assistant City Manager Dennis Enslinger reports in the daily briefing that a short portion of the park path adjacent […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 23, in Montgomery County, MD: 1. A Montgomery County police officer fatally shot a man inside a bank on Tuesday in Silver Spring. 2. A 13-year-old girl will receive a Citizen’s Public Safety Award today at the 5th District Station in Germantown. 3. An ad-hoc committee is […]

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Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Sign Unveiled in Brookeville (PHOTOS)

There is a new sign in Brookeville that designates the small town as part of the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail. U.S. Representative John Sarbanes, State Senator Karen Montgomery, State Delegate Craig Zucker, National Park Service officials and other community members –some in period costumes–took part in the July 22nd celebration outside the Brookeville Academy […]

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Building Evacuated on Key West Avenue

Montgomery County firefighters evacuated hundreds of people from a building at 9717 Key West Avenue in Rockville after a hazardous materials incident was reported around 9:30 a.m. on July 22. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer describes the incident on his Twitter account as an “oil spill.” He said emergency medics evaluated dozens of people […]

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Man Shot By Police Dies

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UPDATED, 5:30 p.m., July 22-Montgomery County Police say an officer fatally shot a Silver Spring man this morning who they said was behaving “erratically” and had a knife. Third District officers responded to a trespassing call at the Capital One Bank at 8740 Arliss Street in Silver Spring at 11:54 Tuesday morning. Officers said there […]

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Lake Needwood Warning

Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood. Testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), in the 75-acre lake. Microcystin, hepatoxin, can cause harm to the liver of humans and pets. Of particular concern […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Local officials will dedicate and celebrate the town of Brookeville today as part of the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail. 2. Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice is talking about banning e-cigarette sales to minors. 3. The Maryland SoccerPlex is hosting the […]

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Youth Soccer Championship Expected to Attract Tens of Thousands to Montgomery County

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The Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds is gearing up to host the U.S. Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) National Championship Series July 22-27 and the competition is expected to draw tens of thousands of spectators. USYSA is considered the country’s most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, bringing together the nation’s top 96 youth soccer teams, in the […]

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Kentlands Market Square Parking Changes in the Works

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Gaithersburg city officials are changing the parking rules in Kentlands Market Square after some complaints were received about the enforcement of 30-minute and 60-minute parking spaces along three streets in the downtown district. At the July 21 City Council meeting, Economic Development Director Tom Lonergan reported that staff is recommending changes to the street parking […]

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Senator Ben Cardin Meets with County Councilmembers (Video & Photos)

U.S.Senator Ben Cardin met with members of the Montgomery County Council today (July 21) at noon. The elected leaders discussed a variety of issues from local transportation issues to cybersecurity to recent international events. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick was tweeting (see below) from the meeting that was held at the 6th floor conference room of the […]

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