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August 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Police Captain Selected as Greenbelt’s New Police Chief

After serving more than 20 years with the Takoma Park Police, Capt. Richard “Rick” Bowers is leaving Takoma Park to oversee the City of Greenbelt’s Police Department as the new police chief. He was selected from a pool of 53 applicants spearheaded by Springsted/Waters Executive Recruitment Firm. Bowers started his career as an officer in […]

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August 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hundreds Attend the Power Conference in North Bethesda

Hundreds of people turned out for The Power Conference: Women Doing Business on Aug. 9 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This regional business conference is designed to enhance and develop women-owned businesses and the careers of women professionals. The event featured speakers, workshops, networking, a business marketplace, master classes and more. […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Wednesday Marks Third Consecutive Day County Issues Hyperthermia Alert

For the third day in a row, Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. Officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat […]

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August 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen and Nic Rhule

JINYA Ramen Bar Celebrates Grand Opening in North Bethesda

The first JINYA Ramen Bar restaurant in Montgomery County celebrated their grand opening Tuesday at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. Dozens of people waited in line for the restaurant to open their doors at 11 a.m. The first 100 guests were treated to a free bowl of ramen. This is the first JINYA Ramen […]

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August 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday Afternoon

For the second day in a row, Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and […]

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August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

JINYA Ramen Bar to Open in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose on Aug. 7

The popular ramen restaurant, JINYA Ramen Bar will open at Pike & Rose Tuesday, Aug. 7. This will be the restaurant’s first location in Maryland and their third location in the D.C. area. JINYA Ramen Bar specializes in authentic Tonkotsu ramen boasting bold flavors and a wide variety of options, including five broths, different tares, […]

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August 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

To Fight STDs, Condoms to Be Offered in Some High Schools

Health centers in Montgomery County high schools will be offering condoms to counteract the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases seen in a decade, the county Health Department announced Monday morning. The condoms are part of a prevention, education and treatment strategy, said Mary Anderson, a department spokeswoman. Chlamydia cases rose by 17.5 percent from […]

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August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Donation Drive for School Supplies Will Benefit Rockville Youth

The start of school year is approaching and the city of Rockville is working to make sure students are prepared. To ensure that every child has a backpack full of necessary school supplies, city leaders are asking the community to donate school materials. School supplies will be accepted at donation sites the week of Aug. 15-22. […]

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August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Monday Afternoon

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Monday from noon to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Open County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation and senior centers, […]

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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police and Communities to Come Together for National Night Out Against Crime

Block parties, cookouts, safety demonstrations, seminars, and visits from emergency personnel will bring residents and law enforcement officials together to campaign for safe neighborhoods. National Night Out is an annual event celebrated by millions of people across the United States that focuses on enhancing the relationship between law enforcement and communities. Here’s how to celebrate […]

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