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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Domino’s Offers Reward in Burtonsville Homicide

Domino’s Pizza has offered a $7,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the slaying of one of its employees. Francesco Michael DiGiovanni, 45, was a Domino’s Pizza delivery employee who was shot about 11 p.m. Monday near Aldora Circle in Burtonsville, police said. Silver Spring […]

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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Measles Confirmed in Person Who Traveled Throughout Montgomery County

Montgomery County health officials said Thursday that a person who has traveled about the county has a confirmed diagnosis of measles. Because of patient privacy, little has been revealed about the individual. A statement from the county health department says the person contracted measles outside of the United States; developed symptoms here; and received a […]

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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Makes E-ZPass Devices Free

If you are traveling this weekend to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, it just might cost you less to get there. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Wednesday, May 23, that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will permanently eliminate the E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for new customers. Toll fees at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge are reduced […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Severna Park Boy’s LAX Wins 4A MPSAA State Championship Against Churchill

Severna Park boys varsity lacrosse team topped Winston Churchill 8 to 7 in overtime for the 4A MPSSAA State Championship May 23. The game was played at Stevenson University in Owings Mills in the Mustang Stadium. At the end of four quarters, the score was tied at 7-7. Severna Park took the game in overtime. The Churchill […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

#MoCoVotesMCM Primary

Comprehensive Candidate Information Available The Maryland Gubernatorial Primary Election takes place June 26, 2018. Early voting for the primary will be available at 11 early voting centers in Montgomery County from June 14 to June 21. Montgomery Community Media’s comprehensive look at local races can be found here. We have candidate statements from the county executive, […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pools Open for the Summer

Heavy rains have delayed outdoor pool repairs, postponing the Long Branch Outdoor Pool opening until June 9. The baby pools at Germantown and Wheaton/Glenmont pools will be closed until June 2. All other outdoor pools in the county will open as planned Saturday, May 26, at noon for the Memorial Day weekend.  Bethesda Outdoor Pool Little […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Three Training Sessions in June on Use of Nalaxone

Montgomery County offers free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.  The 2-hour training sessions include instruction to administer Naloxone, tips on overdose prevention, and information on local and national resources. Residents concerned about a friend or relative can register to attend the training. The two-hour training sessions […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Two in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

A man and woman were charged Monday with conspiring to kill a witness in a home invasion that took place in April in Gaithersburg, a Montgomery County police statement said. Karen Diolamou, 44, and her boyfriend, Paul Bond, also 44, are both being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

One Driver in Two-Car Collision Dies

Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred Monday afternoon in Rockville, a police statement said. The driver of one of the involved vehicles died Monday night from her injuries. About 1:36 p.m. Monday, Rockville police district officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel, responded to a collision on Randolph Road at Rocking Horse […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: Montgomery County government will observe the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28. County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all […]

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