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February 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Rape Survivor Measure

Bill Signing – February 13, 2018 https://t.co/6voNKkSDJX — Larry Hogan (@LarryHogan) February 13, 2018 Gov. Larry Hogan joined Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr. and House Speaker Mike Busch on Tuesday to sign the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act into law. The law, passed with the governor’s vocal support after nearly a decade of […]

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February 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Maryland Candidate Filing Deadline is Just Two Weeks Away on Feb. 27

The Board of Elections is reminding anyone who is planning to run for office that the deadline to file as a candidate for the 2018 Primary Election is Tuesday, February 27 at 9 p.m. Montgomery County individuals interested in running for County Executive, County Council, State’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Register of Wills, […]

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February 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Four of the 10 Most Diverse Cities in America are in Montgomery County

According to a study by Wallet Hub, four of the top 10 culturally diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking New York City, Boston and Los Angeles. Wallet Hub recently released a study that ranked four Montgomery County cities as most diverse in the Country. The finance website placed Gaithersburg, Germantown, Silver Spring, and […]

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February 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Detectives Investigate Gaithersburg Teen’s Death

Update, 6 p.m.: Montgomery County police said Monday evening that detectives are investigating the death of Tyler Steven Terry, 17, of Gaithersburg. About 7:48 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a community basketball court located in the area of Hillstone Road and Timber Rock Road in Gaithersburg for the […]

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February 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: School Construction Costs, Takoma Park Street Names

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss public schools’ funding request for school construction, controversy over youth tackle football in Maryland, and renaming of the streets in Takoma Park being considered by elected officials. This week’s panel of political observers includes Cynthia Rubenstein, Phil […]

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February 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Election Workers Needed for Primary Election

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is seeking registered voters to serve as election workers at polling places for the Primary Election to be held on June 26. Individuals are needed to serve throughout the county; particularly in the areas of Bethesda, Cabin John, Chevy Chase, Darnestown, Potomac and Rockville. Because of the diversity within […]

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February 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kennedy Over Damascus, 74-36

In high school hoops Friday night, the Kennedy Cavaliers outscored the Damascus Hornets, 74-36. Kennedy took the lead early in the first quarter. Kennedy plays in the 4A East MSPSSAA classification while Damascus is in the 3A/2A East classification. Both teams play again on Tuesday, Feb. 13th. Kennedy takes on Quince Orchard in Gaithersburg and […]

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February 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Registration Open for County’s Energy Summit

Montgomery County’s Fifth Annual Energy Summit is scheduled for April 4 and registration is officially open. The energy summit, sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Green Building Council, will be held at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring. The theme this year, “The Slight Edge: Incremental Steps […]

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February 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Bethesda Commercial Burglary

Montgomery County police are hoping the public can identify the woman in a surveillance video whom investigators believe was responsible for the theft of a cash box at a Bethesda business. The Center for Ocular Reconstruction at 4845 Rugby Ave. reported the commercial burglary on Jan. 26, a police statement said. A review of a […]

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February 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Executive Order Regarding Life Sentences for Juveniles

Gov. Larry Hogan today signed an executive order Friday that could give juvenile offenders a second chance. The order requires the governor to consider certain criteria before sentencing juveniles to a life sentence. Factors include the juvenile’s age at the time of the crime and an offender’s demonstrated maturity and rehabilitation since the crime be […]

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