December 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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A Look at the Week Ahead in Montgomery County

It’s going to be a busy week in Montgomery County. Here’s a quick look at the week ahead: Sunday, Dec. 4: Six Montgomery County residents will be inducted in the Human Rights Hall of Fame at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown on Sunday afternoon. Also on Sunday, the 31st annual Montgomery County […]

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December 4, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


Six Residents to be Inducted into Human Rights Hall of Fame

Recognized for their visionary leadership, achievements and their efforts to eliminate discrimination, six residents will be inducted to the 2016 Human Rights Hall of Fame by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights at a reception on Dec. 4. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the BlackRock […]

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December 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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The Octave 1320 Attracts First Time Homebuyers to Silver Spring (VIDEO)

What do you get when you convert a 1964 office building to residential on Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring? The Octave 1320, a condominium building that is proving to be popular with first time homebuyers. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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December 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Plastic Bag Ban Now in Effect in Takoma Park

The commercial use of plastic single-use bags at point of sale in prohibited in Takoma Park, effective Dec. 1, 2016.  Exceptions include dry cleaning bags and newspaper bags where newspapers are delivered by the publisher, and non-point of sale plastic bags such as those used for produce. Click here for more details of City Ordinance (2016-31)

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December 2, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Police and High School Football Players Football Game

It’s game on for Watkins Mill High School’s football players who are teaming up with Montgomery County Police Department’s sixth district to play Seneca Valley High School’s football team in a flag football game on Thursday Dec. 8. Montgomery County Police Department’s fifth district will team up with the Seneca Valley High School football team. […]

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December 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Affordable Grocery Store Chain Opens in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Residents from Aspen Hill and Silver Spring will now have an affordable grocery store option thanks to Montgomery Councilmember Nancy Navarro. Tuesday Dec. 1 marked the grand opening of a new Aldi Supermarket located in Plaza del Mercado, according to a press release. Many residents were left without an affordable grocery store option when Giant […]

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December 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to give remarks at a Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington event at 8 a.m. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will be swearing in newly elected members tonight […]

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November 30, 2016 | Staff Writer


UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Montgomery Village Man

UPDATED Police have safely located Herve Fonkoua Fohom. Update: Herve Fonkoua Fohom has been LOCATED safe and unharmed. TY for sharing!https://t.co/CSq2VtQkBW pic.twitter.com/sE8t5lIycM — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) November 30, 2016 Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Montgomery Village man. According to police, Herve Fonkoua Fohom was last […]

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November 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Snouffer School Road

Montgomery County police officers say a Gaithersburg woman was killed in a collision at Snouffer School Road and Centerway Road on Tuesday morning. According to police, at 11:15 a.m. on Nov. 29, police and firefighters responded to the intersection of Snouffer School Road and Centerway Road for the report of a serious collision that had […]

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November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Robert DiSpirito Named New Rockville City Manager

Robert DiSpirito was named the new city manager in Rockville , the Mayor and Council announced Tuesday. DiSpirito is a Florida resident with three decades of service in local government leadership, He currently serves as the interim senior manager of the Sarasota County (Florida) Planning and Development Department, served as the city manager of Dunedin, […]

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