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Fire at Bed, Bath and Beyond in Germantown

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire on Tuesday morning at the Bed, Bath and Beyond store on Middlebrook Road in Germantown. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said workers discovered the blaze and called 9-1-1. He said the fire was controlled by the building’s sprinkler system. According to Piringer, there were no […]

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Fire at Holy Child in Potomac (PHOTOS)

The Connelly School of the Holy Child is closed today, May 5, (with one exception) following a fire in the conference room of the main building on Monday night. Officials with the school are instructing AP Calculus students to report to the Crivella room at 7:45 a.m. at the school. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete […]

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Five Things to Know Today, May 5, in Montgomery County

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 5th, in Montgomery County: 1. Sober Ride: Montgomery County Police are reminding residents to call a cab or designate a driver if you are celebrating tonight. You can find more info about Sober Ride online. […]

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Leventhal Announces Upcoming Meetings on Policing (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal announces upcoming meetings on policing. Leventhal said the Council will hold a discussion on the pilot program for body worn cameras on May 11 with Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger. Leventhal also announced that police relations will be the topic of a June […]

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Council President George Leventhal May 4th News Briefing (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters on May 4th at his weekly briefing in Rockville. Leventhal announced several upcoming meetings at the briefing, including a public discussion of Montgomery County’s new public financing system for county elections on June 15, a police relations meeting with Chief Tom Manager on June 9, and […]

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Leggett Reconvenes Transit Task Force

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced today that he has reconvened the County’s Transit Task Force. In an April 6 letter to Task Force Chair Mark Winston, Leggett asked the Task Force to make recommendations relating about how to “… establish a plan for the implementation of as much of the [high quality bus […]

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Council Gets Budget Update

This morning the Montgomery County Council is expected to get a look at what is called the “reconciliation list” of programs and projects not funded in the County Executive’s proposed fiscal year 2016 but listed as priority items by the council’s committees. According to that status report from Council Administrator Stephen Farber, the report lists […]

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Fire at Goshen Elementary School Campus Causes $10,000 in Damages

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire on the campus of Goshen Elementary School at 8701 Warfield Road on Sunday afternoon in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire involved the deck, handrail and wooden ramp of a portable classroom. According to Piringer, the fire did not extend to […]

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Five Things to Know Today, May 4th, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 4th, in Montgomery County: 1. Active Aging Expo: Gaitherburg’s 7th annual Active Aging Expo takes place today from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. 2. School Fire: Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what […]

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Firefighters Battle House Fire in Damascus (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what ignited a house fire at 9505 Main Street in Damascus on Saturday night. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said 85 firefighters battled the blaze at the two-story structure, including firefighters from Howard, Frederick and Carroll counties. Before firefighters arrived on scene, Piringer said an occupant in the […]

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