October 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Warn Motorists About Scam Artists on Exit Ramps

Maryland troopers are warning motorists about scam artists that are flagging down drivers and requesting money at exit ramps. According to police, the suspects are pretending their vehicles are disabled and flagging down passing motorists on exit ramps to ask for money. Police said these incidents are causing traffic delays and, in some cases, crashes […]

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October 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

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QO Cougars Over Northwest Jaguars, 24-21 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard Cougars have extended their winning record with an important victory on the road in Germantown against the Northwest Jaguars, 24-21. It was all QO during the first two quarters as the Cougars led the Jaguars, 17-0, at halftime. But the Jaguars roared back in the second half and needed just a field […]

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October 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


Celebrate Diversity at World of Montgomery Festival in Rockville

It’s a celebration of diversity. The eighth annual World of Montgomery Festival is happening Oct. 16 at Montgomery College in Rockville. “One-third of the population is foreign born,” said Kaori Hirakawa, program coordinator for Gilchrist Center. “This is a way for the county government to celebrate our diversity.” The World of Montgomery Festival is held […]

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October 13, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


Manna Food Center to Open Additional Food Distribution Center in Silver Spring

Striving for a hunger-free Montgomery County is one of Manna Food Center’s mission, which is why they are opening an additional food pantry in Silver Spring. The grand opening is set for Nov. 12 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in partnership with Silver Spring United Methodist Church, located at 33 University Blvd E. Opening a new […]

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October 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke


Congressman Chris Van Hollen on Donald Trump Tape and the Presidential Debate (VIDEO)

Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat, said that after watching the most recent presidential debate,there is no doubt in his mind that Donald Trump is unfit to be President of the United States. “I think Donald Trump did not do himself any favors,” said Van Hollen, “He may have solidified his support with his base but his […]

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October 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


UPDATED: Loss of Engine Power Could Be Cause of Plane Crash in Laytonsville (VIDEO)

UPDATED 10.12.16 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released an update on the plane crash that killed one person in Laytonsville. According to initial information received from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the pilot reported the airplane was experiencing engine problems shortly after takeoff. The airplane departed for Davis Airport (W50) in Laytonsville and was destined […]

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October 11, 2016 | Staff Writer


House Fire Displaces Burtonsville Family (PHOTOS)

A house fire in Burtonsville caused an estimated $100,000 in damages on Tuesday afternoon and displaced the family who lives there, according to a Montgomery County fire spokesperson. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said it took 45 firefighters to extinguish the blaze on Turbridge Court. Firefighters from Prince George’s and Howard counties provided mutual […]

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October 11, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Student Population Changes in Montgomery Public Schools (VIDEO)

Enrollment in Montgomery County Public County Public Schools (MCPS)  is expected to reach a record-high of 159,242 students this school year, according to a new report by James Song, director of facilities management for MCPS.  This report was presented to the Board of Education at a recent meeting, and it highlighted how school enrollment is surpassing school capacity. […]

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October 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke


Coffee with a Cop in Damascus (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents recently got to meet with police officers at local coffee shops across Montgomery County as part of a national event called, “Coffee with a Cop.” County Cable Montgomery’s (CCM) Susan Kenedy reports from one “coffee with a cop” meeting that was held in Damascus.

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Double Shooting in Germantown

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a double shooting that occurred on Sunday morning in Germantown as a domestic-related case. It happened in the 19500 block of Frederick Road shortly before 8 a.m. on Oct. 9. Police said dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a woman stating she had been shot by her husband. Police […]

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