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Bear Sightings in Rockville on August 1

Rockville Police say they have received two, unconfirmed reports of a black bear spotted in the 700 block of Owens Street and at Woodley Gardens Park this afternoon (Friday, August 1). According to police, the bear appears to be a juvenile, about 100 to 150 pounds, and city officers believe it may be the same […]

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Street Beat: Lane Closures in Rockville for WSSC Work

As part of its infrastructure renewal program, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are replacing an aging water main along Veirs Mill Road in Rockville. The work will require some lane closures over the next few months. The majority of the lane closures will occur at night during the month of August, but there will […]

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Five Things to Know Today, August 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 1, in Montgomery County: 1.The Lake Needwood warning could continue through the fall. 2. A Germantown woman turns 100 and celebrates by becoming an American citizen. 3. An overnight Rockville apartment fire has displaced nine people and injured two. 4. You can catch up on all the […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the latest on the Council’s approval of the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan:

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Five Things to Know Today, July 31, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 31, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Police Department is accepting applications for its upcoming citizen academy. 2. Cici’s Pizza and Montgomery County law enforcement agencies (including Montgomery County Police Department and Rockville City Police) are teaming up to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 30, in Montgomery County

There’s a chill in the air this morning and you may need a jacket when you leave the house. Here are five other things to know today, July 30, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council has approved the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan. The county council is now on summer recess until […]

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Celebrating Parks and Recreation Month (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice enthusiastically talks about the many parks and recreational opportunities throughout the County as the Council and County Executive Isiah Leggett on July 29 recognized the national celebration of July as Parks and Recreation month. Joining the ceremonies were Gabe Albornoz, left, the director of the County’s Department of Recreation, […]

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Governor & Lt. Governor Issue Statements on FBI HQ Site Evaluations

photo Governor Martin O'Malley

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown issued the following statements after a joint panel of the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) identified sites in Greenbelt and Landover as potential locations for the new FBI Headquarters: Statement from Governor O’Malley: “I applaud the General Services Administration for […]

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Street Beat: Longdraft Road Construction Project

Gaithersburg’s Department of Public Works will be improving Longdraft Road from the intersection of Clopper Road to the end  in August. The work will consist of removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb, sidewalk, and driveway aprons and the resurfacing of existing pavement. The curb, sidewalk and driveway apron replacement will begin approximately the week […]

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New Immunization Requirements for 7th Graders

Health Update for Montgomery County Maryland on Montontgomery Community Media

Parents of students entering seventh grade are reminded that new immunization requirements announced earlier this year require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services staff will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the Montgomery County Public Schools’ […]

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