Whitman Girls Lacrosse Falls to Delaney 12-6 in MPSSAA State 4A Playoffs

Gaithersburg, Maryland Saturday May 19th 2018 MPSSAA 4A Girls Lacrosse Semifinal The Whitman girls lacrosse team played the Dulaney Lions of Baltimore County Saturday in the 4A MPSSAA state semifinal at Gaithersburg High School....

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Gaithersburg Book Festival

More than 100 best-selling authors and thousands of bibliophiles came to Montgomery County on Saturday for the ninth Gaithersburg Book Festival. The event also included workshops and a Children’s Village, as well as food...

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Cyclists Undeterred by Bike to Work Day Rain

Thousands of commuters ignored the rain and rode their bicycles to work Friday morning for Bike to Work Day, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments said. By its tally, more than 17,000 Washington-area commuters left...

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All-Pedestrian Traffic Signal Improves Pedestrian Safety in Downtown Bethesda

A new traffic signal in downtown Bethesda stops car traffic on all sides so pedestrians can cross in all directions at once. The all-pedestrian traffic signal was installed this month at the intersection of Arlington Rd....

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Churchill Repeats as Regional Lacrosse Champion

Churchill Boys lacrosse repeated as the 4A West Regional Champions by defeating Quince Orchard 20-5, Wednesday at Wootton High School.  The Bulldogs are headed to the final four playoffs scheduled to begin on Friday, May 18th...

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750 Flags to Honor Personal Heroes this Memorial Day Weekend

Seven hundred and fifty flags will fly at Bohrer Park to honor community heroes on Memorial Day Weekend in a Flags for Our Heroes event.    Individuals are invited to honor their personal heroes by sponsoring a...

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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, May 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Time: The Montgomery County Council continues work on the fiscal 2019 budget with a session that starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Third Floor Council Room. Here’s the agenda. 2. Meeting the Media: Council President Hans Riemer will meet reporters […]

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May 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: The School Resource Officer program in Montgomery County Public Schools; A Vietnam Memorial will be dedicated by County Executive Ike Leggett on May 21; The City of Rockville celebrates Business Appreciation Week; […]

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May 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, May 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes: Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen will be honored during this annual ceremony in Pikesville. Cohen was killed while assisting a motorist on I-270 last year. 2. Mother’s Day Restaurant Picks: Here’s 10 restaurants to celebrate Mother’s […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now through 7 p.m. There is a chance of large hail, strong winds and lightning. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 7:00 PM on Thursday 5/10/18. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of Kevin Kamenetz, County Executive for Baltimore County, who died today, Thursday, May 10. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on the day of interment. Hogan also released the following statement: “The First Lady and I […]

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May 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Work: The Montgomery County Council has a session at 10 a.m. and one of the main agenda items is taking action on the budget consent calendar for the fiscal 2019 budget. The consent calendar typically means all issues have been reviewed […]

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May 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Makeover Montgomery: Today marks the beginning of the Makeover Montgomery 4 Conference.  The three-day conference will bring together planners, developers, social scientists, and others, to discuss ideas for transforming suburbs in the county. 2. Youth Homelessness: With an estimated 1,300 youth who are homeless […]

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May 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Free College Tuition: Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to sign a bill today that would offer free tuition at State community colleges to qualifying residents. 2. Montgomery College Nursing Program Celebrates 50 Years: Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice will present a proclamation […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Changes to Ride On Service Start on May 13

Ride On will make schedule changes to 18 bus routes beginning Sunday, May 13, according to a news release. Ride On regularly assesses the need for service improvements and makes those changes every year in January, May and September. Changes include new Route 129 Service along Route 29, temporary rerouting of Route 2 during reconstruction […]

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May 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 7 in Montgomery County

Expect some clouds and highs in the low 70s today. You might even call it spring. While you’re enjoying the pleasant weather, here are five things to know for Monday, May 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Work: The Montgomery County Council has a session at 9:30 a.m. and one of the main agenda items […]

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