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August 15, 2018

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

#CityHallSelfie Day Puts Spotlight on Communities

Local gov got some love Wednesday with #CityHallSelfie Day. Rockville, Gaithersburg and Takoma Park got into the act. Gaithersburg even changed the name of its Twitter feed to “#CityHallSelfieBurg, MD.” One of our Council Members was around taking #CityHallSelfie shots and I managed to get my own @MichaelSesma Selfie! (also pictured: proof that "runs on […]

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August 15, 2018

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 15, 2018

Maryland Athletics: A Point of Inflection

A point of inflection, in math better yet in calculus, is the point where the curve of a data line turns either concave or convex along the tangent line.  In business, it’s a time of significant change in a situation, a turning point. For Maryland athletics, specifically the football program this past weekend’s exposure by […]

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August 15, 2018

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Family Day at the Fair:  To celebrate family day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, there will be free admission for all youth ages 11 and under. Carnival Megapass one-day ride wristbands are $15 for all ages. 2. #CityHallSelfieDay:   The City of […]

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August 14, 2018

UMD President Says University Accepts Legal, Moral Responsibility in the Death of Jordan McNair

University of Maryland’s President, Wallace Loh, said the school is accepting legal and moral responsibility for the actions that led to the death of 19-year-old Jordan McNair. McNair, who was a lineman for the Maryland Terrapins, died as a result of a heatstroke following a workout on May 29. The coaching environment at College Park […]

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August 14, 2018

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 14, 2018

Police Release Surveillance Images in Connection with Bank Robberies

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images of a man wanted in connection for bank robberies that have occurred since March, a police statement said. Police hope someone can identify him. The following bank robberies and attempted bank robbery were reported to MCP: About 11 a.m. March 29, the man entered the Capital One Bank […]

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August 14, 2018

Activists Consider Ways County Can Combat Climate Change

About 80 climate activists came together Tuesday to discuss ways Montgomery can take the next step in enacting policy changes in reaction to last year’s County Council resolution declaring a “climate emergency.” The activists broke off into smaller workgroups that then presented ideas to the larger body. “The theme that’s coming out of … the […]

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August 14, 2018

Kentlands Boulevard Construction Set for Next Week

The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will conduct crosswalk maintenance on Kentlands Boulevard from Great Seneca Highway to Booth Street, a city statement said. The work will consist of removal and replacement of deteriorated pavement and restriping of the crosswalks. Construction is anticipated to begin during the week of Aug. 20 to 24, […]

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