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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man for Attempted Sexual Assault in Rockville

A computer-generated image released Friday is the face of a man who tried to assault a woman in Rockville. Montgomery County police said a sexual assault occurred about 11 p.m. Monday at a Rockville apartment complex in the 200 block of Rollins Avenue in Rockville. A man approached a woman who was sitting outside talking […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

More Than 20 Local Companies Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing List

More than 20 companies in Montgomery County made this year’s list of Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies. The report, published, earlier this week, ranked the fastest-growing private companies across the nation. Mindoula Health in Silver Spring was ranked the highest in the county coming in at No. 36. According to the report, Mindoula grew by […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Bankshot Event Set for Mattie Stepanek Park in Rockville

The National Association for Recreational Equality (“NARE”) is sponsoring a non-competitive all-inclusive Bankshot Shoot-Around with participants with Autism at the Bankshot Court in the King Farm Mattie Stepanek Park in Rockville. The event takes place Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The park is at 1800 Piccard Drive. The event is free and open […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Dies Crossing Norbeck Road, Police Say

Montgomery County police say a 34-year-old man was killed at Norbeck Road and Gude Drive on Thursday night. The man has been identified as Julio Danery Rodriguez-Gonzalez, of an unconfirmed address, police said Friday afternoon. The incident occurred about 4 p.m. Police said Rodriguez-Gonzalez was crossing the eastbound lanes of Norbeck Road when for reasons […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Public’s Help on Shots Fired into Piney Branch Home

Montgomery County police detectives are asking for the public’s help in their investigation of an Aug. 3 shooting into a home near Piney Branch. Although the home was occupied, no one was hurt in the shooting, police said. The shooting occurred before 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at a home in the 1000 block of […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visits the county to announce a new initiative to combat human trafficking in the state; Executive Ike Leggett talks about the move to install 5G cell antennas throughout the […]

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Office of Consumer Protection Revokes Home Builder’s License

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection Board of Registration for Building Contractors has revoked JRK Contractor LLC’s new home builder’s license. According to OCP officials, JRK Contractors constructed six homes in Montgomery County between 2015 and 2018.  The office received and investigated complaints from the owners of three of the houses regarding alleged misrepresentations and serious […]

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Lights Up the Night

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair brought out people who enjoyed the lights, the rides and the food. And some even found out about the animals.

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 15-week academy plans a graduation on or about Dec. 18. Participants are required to attend 12 […]

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Thursday Afternoon

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Thursday from 1 to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation, senior centers, […]

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