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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

School Safety Training Session Takes Place Today and Tomorrow at Fairland Elementary Holding School in Silver Spring

The Maryland Center for School Safety and the ALICE Training Institute are holding a two-day Active Shooter Training session today and tomorrow at Fairland Elementary Holding School in Silver Spring, according to a news release. The training takes place all day, and it is designed for Maryland local public and private school system security/safety directors, […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Bethesda Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED 11:38 a.m. Police have located Sean Preilipper. They thank you for sharing. Update: Sean Preilipper has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing!https://t.co/QsFpBFCsyA pic.twitter.com/xzq6EOeBmd — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) April 24, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 37-year-old Bethesda man. According to police, Sean […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

Townhouse Fire Displaces Damascus Family, Damages Estimated at $100,000 (VIDEO)

A townhouse fire on Butterfield Way in Damascus caused an estimated $100,000 in damages on Sunday night and displaced a family of four, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said 60 firefighters were called to the scene. According to Piringer, the family was not home at the time […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Set for June 8

Montgomery Community Media announces the first, annual EPIC Awards to recognize and celebrate outstanding multimedia content. Save the date! The awards ceremony is scheduled for June 8, at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. The EPIC Awards (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content) will recognize the creators of outstanding and innovative multimedia content distributed on television […]

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April 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

David Trone to Headline Small Business Networking Event at MCM on May 25

David Trone, the founder of Total Wine & More, is scheduled to headline the Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on May 25th. His topic for the business event is, “Zero to $2 Billion: Entrepreneurship and Leadership.” Kelly Leonard  is the host of SBN. She said registration for Trone’s talk will open […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Group Opposing Hate to Hold Its First Rally on April 23

Inspired by the recent hate-inspired threats made in the community, a coalition of organizations and leaders are coming together to launch Communities United Against Hate (CUAH) on April 23 at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. The goal of this organization is to combat bigotry, support victims of hate and promote inclusiveness in Montgomery County, according to […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Commission for Women Announces Winners of Girl Power Writing Contest

With more than 100 entries from students and adults from across the county, the Montgomery County Commission for Women has announced winners for its first annual Girl Power Writing Contest titled, “What’s It Mean to Be a Woman in 2017?” A committee made up of selected commissioners judged the winning entries in the four categories […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Celebrate Earth Day at WSSC Open House in Germantown on Saturday

If you want to know what happens to the water that leaves your home after the dishes are done and the toilet is flushed, now is your chance to find out. In recognition of Earth Day, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is opening its doors at the Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant in Germantown from 10 […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Loran Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week , which begins with a major transportation announcement by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. Watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two Arrested in Wheaton Red Line Train Robbery

Metro Transit Police have arrested two men in connection with a strong-arm robbery on a Red Line Metro train on Sunday, and other arrests are expected, police said. The two men are Antwan Devonte Haynie, 19, of Northeast D.C. and Marcus James Lee, 21, of Northeast D.C., police said. The robbery occurred around 5:40 p.m. […]

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