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September 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Fatal Shooting in Silver Spring at 7-Eleven Sunday

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. Around 4 a.m. police and fire and rescue responded to the Silver Spring 7-Eleven at 8202 Georgia Avenue for the report of an assault in progress, according to the police. Responding officers located an unresponsive male outside the store with an apparent […]

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September 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Committees Meet Monday Sept. 24

Several Montgomery County Council committees meet Monday, Sept. 24. On the agenda, carbon monoxide alarms, suicides in the county’s two jails, pedestrian safety, landlord-tenant relations, and county health disparities. Below is the committee schedule: The Public Safety committee meets at 9:30 a.m. to review Bill 23-18 which would require homeowners to install and maintain a carbon monoxide alarm, […]

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September 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Ending Tenure by Helping Students

In just a few weeks, residents in Montgomery County will head to the polls to vote for a new county executive. After serving 12 years as county executive, Isiah Leggett announced that he would not seek re-election for a fourth term. As he prepares to leave office, Leggett is marking tasks off his to-do list, […]

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September 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Talbot Avenue Bridge Turns 100

It was a day full of music, dance, and fellowship as dozens of residents gathered in Silver Spring for the Talbot Avenue Bridge Centennial Celebration. “What we’re trying to do is mark the 100 years with reflection on the importance of this bridge to our county’s history,” said Laura Hussey, volunteer coordinator for the centennial […]

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September 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Girl, 11, Dies from Injuries in Colesville Murder-Suicide

An 11-year-old girl has died following a murder-suicide that happened in Colesville earlier this week. Police said Mina Kim died in the hospital Thursday. A 57-year-old man, identified as Yong Mun Kim, and his 48-year-old wife, identified as Sang Yeon Kim, and his son 10-year-old Andy Kim, also died in the incident, which occurred in the 100 […]

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September 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Glenstone Museum Re-Opens to Public on Oct. 4

Tucked away in Potomac is an art gallery decorated by the natural beauty wonders that surround it. After closing briefly due to renovations—the Glenstone Museum will re-open to the public on Oct. 4 with an additional 50,000 square feet of exhibition space. MyMCMedia’s Mitti Hicks has more on what to expect: Here at Glenstone for […]

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September 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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Hogan Administration Awards MoCo $4 Million in Grants for Local Roads

The Hogan administration has awarded Montgomery County with more than $4 million in grants to improve local roads. Funding awarded to the county is a portion of the more than $57 million awarded to all 23 counties and Baltimore City. The funding represents a nearly $20 million increase over fiscal year 2018, and adds to […]

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September 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Police Investigating Fatal Single Vehicle Collision

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that occurred in the Laytonsville area Wednesday evening.  Police from the fifth district and fire and rescue crews responded to the 20400 block of Zion Road for the report of a single-vehicle collision. According to police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a […]

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September 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Mary’s Health Center Opening New Location in Silver Spring

After serving more than 4,000 across Montgomery County patients in the last 10 years, Mary’s Center is opening a new location in Silver Spring. As services and resources expanded, staff said the former building on Flower Avenue in Silver Spring reached its capacity to serve the community. The new facility, located at 344 University Boulevard […]

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September 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Germantown Woman Wins Prestigious Hair Stylist Award

“A dream come true,” is how 23-year-old Madison Pizer describes her reaction to winning the HotShot Student Award during the annual Behind the Chair Hair Awards in San Antonio last month. According to the Germantown Pulse, Behind the Chair is one of the largest publications for hair stylists in the country.  Staff organize and produce a […]

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