September 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Body in Wheaton Park Could Have Been Dead 6 to 10 Months, Police Say

The man whose body was found in Wheaton Regional Park on Tuesday could have been dead from six to 10 months, a Montgomery County police statement released Wednesday evening said. Detectives have not been able to confirm whether the man was killed in the park or his body dumped there recently, Capt. Paul Starks said. […]

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August 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Beach Traffic Will Get Extra Lane of U.S. 50 in Anne Arundel County

Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday the state will widen eastbound U.S. 50 as it crosses the Severn River in Annapolis. The $22.8 million project will add a fourth lane to the highway starting at Rowe Boulevard, cross the Severn River and continue to U.S. 450, he said. He said the project would be complete by […]

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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Local Leaders Send Their Thoughts and Prayers to Sen. John McCain

Local leaders are sending their thoughts and prayers to Sen. John McCain, Republican, after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. “You have overcome tough battles before,” said Senator Chris Van Hollen on Twitter. “Cancer just picked the wrong guy to mess with,” said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan in a Facebook post. “Wishing rapid recovery […]

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July 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 18, in Montgomery County: 1. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a resolution to oppose a new Potomac River bridge crossing, a briefing on the Viva White Oak Project, several public hearings (performance animal violations, roadway maintenance, public campaign […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Madaleno Launches Campaign for Governor at USG (VIDEO)

UPDATED 7.17.17 State Senator Rich Madaleno, a Democrat, announced his candidacy for governor at the Universities at Shady Grove on Monday morning. His announcement was streamed live on Facebook: ORIGINAL POST State Senator Rich Madaleno, a Democrat, says he is planning to run for governor in the 2018 Primary Election in Maryland. On Wednesday night, […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski Inducted into MML Hall of Fame

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski  is one of the newest members of the Maryland Municipal League’s Municipal Officials’ Hall of Fame. Klobukowski was inducted into the Hall of Fame during the 2017 MML Summer Conference in Ocean City. “I am truly humbled by the trust and confidence that the people of Poolesville have placed in me […]

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May 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Flags at Half Staff Until Noon on Memorial Day

President Donald Trump has declared a Memorial Day as a “day of prayer for permanent peace.” According to the President’s proclamation, flags on Memorial Day should be lowered to half staff until noon. You can find more information, here.

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April 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland Flag at Half Staff on Saturday

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland state flag to be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday. This is in honor of Maryland Congressman Lawrence Hogan, Sr., the governor’s father, who passed away on April 20th. Governor Hogan will deliver the eulogy for his dad at a funeral mass at […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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April 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Orders Disparity Study of Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Industry

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered a disparity study of Maryland’s regulated medical marijuana industry. According to a news release, the governor’s directive is responsive to concerns expressed by the Legislative Black Caucus, regarding diversity in this emerging industry. The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs will oversee the study, which the governor has directed to […]

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