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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 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Oct. 12 is Churchill at Blake

MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Oct. 12 is Churchill at Blake. Continuing this Friday, MCM will bring you coverage of Montgomery County high school football. The Blake Bengals (5-1), coming off a 44-10 win against Northwest will host Churchill Bulldogs (5-1). Kickoff for the game is 6:30 p.m. MCM’s football coverage […]

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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

Woman Tries to Rob Kensington 7-Eleven

A woman tried to rob a convenience store in Kensington on Tuesday, and on Thursday, police released surveillance video in hopes someone can identify the culprit. The attempted robbery took place about 3:45 p.m. at the 7-Eleven at 3507 University Blvd. West, police said. The woman entered the store, holding a handgun inside a plastic […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

School System Unveils New Edison High School

School officials showed off the new Thomas Edison High School of Technology on Wednesday, where students can prepare for careers including culinary, health, information technology, cosmetology, construction and automotive industries. The $119.7 million school in Silver Spring also includes a Junior Achievement financial center that will introduce personal budgeting to seventh-graders. Many of the programs […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Body Identified after Germantown House Fire

This story was updated at 3:45 p.m. Thursday. The man whose body was found in a Germantown home Wednesday was identified as Richard Michael Bauer, 69, of the 19200 block of Cross Ridge Drive, Montgomery County police said. Police said they are still awaiting autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.  Police […]

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October 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Say Projectile Hits Cruiser During Silver Spring Call

Montgomery County police said someone fired a weapon, possibly a pellet gun, at police cruisers when officers were responding to a large group of disorderly people. The Silver Spring police district officers were sent to the 7900 block of Georgia Avenue about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Some of the people were at the 7900 […]

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October 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Dawson’s, Parking, Rent Major Issues on Rockville Town Square

Residents had three main concerns about Rockville Town Square at a Tuesday night meeting: Fight to keep Dawson’s open. Do something about the parking. Examine what’s happening to rents that are forcing businesses out. A couple of hundred people packed into a meeting room at VisArts to share their thoughts about what’s happening to the […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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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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