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May 21, 2018

Police Investigating Robbery at Germantown 7-Eleven

Montgomery County police detectives released surveillance video Monday from an armed robbery that occurred Saturday at a convenience store in Germantown. Police hope someone in the public can help identify the perpetrator. About 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Germantown police district officers responded to the 7-Eleven at 12861 Clopper Road for the report of an armed robbery, […]

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May 21, 2018

Immigrants’ Rights Group Objects to County’s Funding Proposal

An immigrants’ rights organization that was in line to receive a Montgomery County grant to provide legal representation to residents who face deportation has rejected changes to the proposal and doesn’t want the money. “Not as it stands right now,” said Claudia Cubas, litigation director at Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, on Monday. “If they […]

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May 21, 2018

County’s Vietnam War Veterans Honored During Special Ceremony

Hundreds gathered in Rockville for a dedication ceremony where Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled the new Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The memorial wall, located at Memorial Plaza in Rockville, is a tribute to the 130 Montgomery County residents who were killed or reported missing during the Vietnam War. Here at Memorial Plaza in Rockville. In […]

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May 21, 2018

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. The Whitman squad played hard but ran into a very good Dulaney goalkeeper who stopped many of the shots the Vikings […]

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May 21, 2018

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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May 21, 2018

Detectives Investigate Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday. About 2 a.m., a 28-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso approached a security employee outside of the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center at 19731 Germantown Road, a police statement said. The victim was taken with non-life-threatening injuries from the […]

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May 21, 2018

Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 70s. Here are five more things to know for Monday, May 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Vietnam Veterans Remembered: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will unveil the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at 1 p.m. at Memorial Plaza, which is adjacent to the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., […]

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May 20, 2018

Single-Vehicle Wreck Turns Fatal

Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a fatal, single-vehicle wreck Saturday on Montrose Parkway in Rockville, a police statement said. About 1:42 p.m., Bethesda police district officers, as well as Fire and Rescue personnel, responded to a wreck at Montrose Parkway near East Jefferson Street, police said. After a preliminary investigation, police […]

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May 20, 2018

21 This Week: Washington Post Endorses David Blair

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Washington Post endorses David Blair in the County Executive race, Valerie Ervin’s decision to run for Governor, and Rep. Anthony Brown’s recent stroke. This week’s panel of political observers includes Elbridge James, Mark Uncapher, Bill Askinazi, and […]

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May 19, 2018

Slavin Honored by Glen Echo Park

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin was honored Saturday night by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture. The organization held its 2018 gala to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the partnership. The emcee was Arch Campbell, longtime television arts critic in Washington. Slavin received the Friend of Glen Echo Park Award. Also honored were […]

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