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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

First Community Food Rescue Week Spotlights Efforts to Fight Food Waste and Hunger

What does the term gleaning and the adage “Waste Not, Want Not” have in common? Manna Food Center is hoping you will participate in the first Community Food Rescue Week to find out! Manna Food Center, Montgomery County’s largest food assistance organization, and the Community Food Rescue network have teamed up to educate, inform and entertain […]

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October 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Man Sentenced to 70 Years for Stabbing Pregnant Teen

A Silver Spring man responsible for stabbing his pregnant ex-girlfriend was sentenced to 70 years on Friday. Dakota Brothers was just 18 years old when he led his 19-year-old girlfriend behind a wooded area in Kensington on Aug. 31, 2016 in attempt to kill her and the unborn child. According to Montgomery County State’s Attorney […]

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October 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MDOT Officials on Widening I-270: ‘We’re Not Going to Take Your Home’

During a transportation meeting with Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, Maryland Department of Transportation staff, and the community, Secretary Rahn told those in attendance that homes will not be taken from residents as the state looks to widen I-270. Rahn’s response comes amid concerns from county-elected officials on behalf of their constituents. Last year, Gov. […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Receives Perfect Score for LGBTQ Support

For a second year in a row, the city of Rockville has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Municipal Equality Index. More than 500 cities from across the country, including 10 in Maryland, were rated by the HRC on their commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, […]

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October 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Wheaton High School Hosts ESOL Resource Fair

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined ninth and tenth grade students at Wheaton High School for a English as a Second Language (ESOL) Resource Fair Wednesday morning. According to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ website, ESOL students come from various cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic and academic backgrounds. Students are tested and placed in classes appropriate to their […]

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October 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Student Suffering from Life-Threatening Injuries from Crash

Update, 3:45 p.m.: A 15-year-old boy, hit while waiting for a school bus Tuesday morning, faced life-threatening injuries, Montgomery County police said in a statement. The others injured were a 15-year-old girl and two 14-year-old girls, police said. The incident occurred at 6:56 a.m. when a 2007 Ford Five Hundred left a gas station at […]

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October 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MD Task Force One Heads to Florida to Help with Hurricane Michael Relief

Just one month after helping with Hurricane Florence in South Carolina, Maryland’s Task Force One is back on the road. The team was called on by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist with Hurricane Michael Relief efforts in Florida. According to The National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a Category 2 and  […]

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October 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Forum to Focus on Future of Rockville Town Square

After the recent closing of several businesses in Rockville’s Town Square, including the Mellow Mushroom, Dawson’s Market, and Apollo, City of Rockville officials are hosting a town hall meeting for residents to voice their concerns on Oct. 9. The meeting will be held in the Buchanan Room at VisArts Center and begins at  7 p.m. Find […]

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October 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

The Number of Hate Crimes Increased, According to Maryland State Police

Officers from the Maryland State Police said the number of hate crimes reported increased in 2017 compared to the number of incidents reported in 2016. According to a report from The Capital Gazette, police said 398 hate-related incidents were reported in 2017, an increase of 103 compared to 2016. The increase in incidents happened in […]

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October 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County until 10 a.m. Monday morning. Areas of dense fog will cause sudden reductions in visibility and rapidly changing conditions. Motorists should be aware that when encountering a patch of dense fog visibility will be reduced to less than one-quarter mile. The NWS advises […]

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