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Accident Closes Md. 355 At Grosvenor Lane

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue are on the scene of a major accident that has shut down both the north and southbound lanes of Md. 355. According to a tweet from MCFRS Spokesman Pete Piringer two people were trapped in the accident involving an overturned car. The road is closed to traffic at Grosvenor Lane. […]

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Early Voting Tallies Montgomery at the Bottom of the State

More than 35,000 voters or a little more than 5 percent of Montgomery County’s eligible voters cast a ballot in early voting offered Oct. 23 through Oct. 30, according to the State Board of Elections. That puts the county about 3 percent behind the state average for early voting and makes Montgomery County the third lowest early voting […]

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Berliner and Feldman Ask PSC to Halt Pepco’s Tree Cutting

In a joint letter today, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner (D-1) and Maryland State Senator Brian Feldman (D-15), who both represent Potomac, asked the Public Service Commission to place a temporary, two-week stay on expansive tree cutting currently going on along Pepco right-of-way in Potomac. The letter argued that the Commission should use the time […]

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Woman Claims to Have Ebola While Being Arrested

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UPDATED, Oct. 31, 1:30 p.m. - A woman who was being arrested on a burglary warrant faces additional charges after she allegedly falsely told Montgomery County Police she had the Ebola virus. Montgomery County Police responded to the Panera restaurant at the Westfield Wheaton Mall in Wheaton Thursday at about 4:14 p.m. to serve an arrest […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 31, in Montgomery County: 1- The State Board of Education decided to delay making PARCC testing a graduation requirement. 2- It’s Halloween and the kids are off school. Here are some tips to get you through. 3- Check out this list of Halloween events happening today throughout the county. 4- […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the county’s Triple A bond rating, previews the upcoming General Election on Nov. 4, the kitchen incubator at the Universities at Shady Grove, the new Lakelands Park organic turf field and the opening of the KID Museum. Watch the show […]

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Police Search For Missing Germantown Teen

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a teen missing from Germantown. Tynoura Coleman, 16, of the 18000 block of Nutmeg Place in Germantown, was last seen on Oct. 24. Police and family are concerned because she has not been in contact with family. Tynoura is described as a black female, 5 feet […]

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Halloween Treat: No School Friday

Trick-or-Treaters will have plenty of time to get into their goblins, ghosts and that-girl-from-the-Frozen-movie costumes on Halloween. There is no school for Montgomery County Public Schools students on Oct. 31. It is a professional day for teachers to prepare for report card distribution, according to the MCPS calendar. Montgomery County Fire Chief Steve Lohr has […]

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PARCC Not Part of Graduation Requirements for Two Years

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Two new state tests will not be part of the graduation requirements for Maryland students this year or next year, according to a new plan approved by the The Maryland Department of Education this week. Under the plan approved by the State Board, passing the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) […]

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Proposed Styrofoam Ban to Be Discussed by County Committee Today

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A Montgomery County Council committee is scheduled to discuss today a bill that would ban the use of styrofoam as packaging for most food products. The meeting is to be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room before the Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, which is chaired by Councilmember Roger Berliner […]

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