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August 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Office of Consumer Protection Revokes Home Builder’s License

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection Board of Registration for Building Contractors has revoked JRK Contractor LLC’s new home builder’s license. According to OCP officials, JRK Contractors constructed six homes in Montgomery County between 2015 and 2018.  The office received and investigated complaints from the owners of three of the houses regarding alleged misrepresentations and serious […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man for Attempted Sexual Assault in Rockville

A computer-generated image released Friday is the face of a man who tried to assault a woman in Rockville. Montgomery County police said a sexual assault occurred about 11 p.m. Monday at a Rockville apartment complex in the 200 block of Rollins Avenue in Rockville. A man approached a woman who was sitting outside talking […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Dies Crossing Norbeck Road, Police Say

Montgomery County police say a 34-year-old man was killed at Norbeck Road and Gude Drive on Thursday night. The man has been identified as Julio Danery Rodriguez-Gonzalez, of an unconfirmed address, police said Friday afternoon. The incident occurred about 4 p.m. Police said Rodriguez-Gonzalez was crossing the eastbound lanes of Norbeck Road when for reasons […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 15-week academy plans a graduation on or about Dec. 18. Participants are required to attend 12 […]

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August 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

A Look Inside the New Bayard Rustin Elementary School

In less than three weeks, more than 600 students will fill the halls at Bayard Rustin Elementary School in Rockville.  Montgomery County Public Schools’ new school was named after a civil rights organizer and an openly gay African American. “I wish could go back in time and be a third grader,” said the school’s PTA president, […]

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August 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Turns 70

2018 marks 70 years for the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in the community.  What is it about the fair that keeps the residents coming back for more? Victoria Herman, spokesperson for the fair, shares her thoughts in the video below:

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August 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Image of Man Sought for Burglary

Montgomery County police released a surveillance photograph Wednesday of a commercial burglary in Montgomery Village in hopes someone can identify the culprit. The burglary took place Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Shades of Elegance Hair Salon at 19122 Montgomery Village Ave. About 6 a.m., a man forced entry through the front door of the salon […]

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August 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Frederick Road Reopens After Fire at Clarksburg Recycling Facility

Updated at noon: All lanes of Frederick Road between Clarksburg Road and Old Hundred Road have reopened. Original post: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services are on the scene of a two-alarm fire at a recycling facility in Clarksburg. Both directions of Frederick Road (MD355) between Clarksburg Road (MD121) and Old Hundred Road (MD109) are […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police ID Pedestrian Killed on Georgia Avenue

Montgomery County police Tuesday identified the man killed in a weekend collision in Wheaton as a 58-year-old Silver Spring man. Leonel A. Reyes of the 14600 block of Glenhaven Drive in Silver Spring died trying to cross Georgia Avenue at Viers Mill Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. He was declared dead at the […]

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August 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

MS-13 Member from Silver Spring Gets Two Life Sentences

A federal judge sentenced a 28-year-old Silver Spring man to two consecutive life sentences Monday for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise in connection with his gang activity as a member of MS-13, according to a statement from the Justice Department. Raul Ernesto Landaverde-Giron, also known as “Humilde” and “Decente,” 28, of Silver Spring, […]

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