Burtonsville

August 16, 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 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Silver Alert Canceled for Burtonsville Man

Update, 10 p.m.: Montgomery County police report William Benjamin Miller has been found safe and unharmed. The Silver Alert for has been canceled. Original post: Maryland State Police have issued a Silver Alert for William Benjamin Miller, an 83-year-old man who suffers from dementia. Detectives from the Silver Spring police district station are asking for the […]

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July 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

Frank A. Dunn Jr., 60, of Burtonsville and Silver Spring, pleaded guilty Friday to possession of child pornography, according to a statement by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He could be in prison for four to nine years if U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel accepts his plea agreement, the statement said. According to the statement […]

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July 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, July 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Beltway Relief: The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will hold a public workshop to consider improvements along the Capital Beltway and I-270. Tonight’s workshop will be held at Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, located at 6311 Wilson Lane in […]

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July 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy Tuesday: As heavy rain continues through the region, officials are reminding residents that some roads may become flooded and to “turn around, don’t drown.” 2. Peace Day: Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer will join Councilmember Sidney Katz in […]

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July 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, July 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Work: The Montgomery County Council has a busy day of committee work. The Public Safety Committee, meeting at 9:25 a.m., will get an update on crime statistics. The Education Committee, meeting at 1:55 p.m., will hear from the […]

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July 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Shoe Drive: The 480 Club is hosting its Third Annual Shoe Drive until Sept. 15.  The shoes will be donated to MCPS students in need. The drop-off location will be held in the Watkins Mill High School Wellness Center, […]

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July 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 19 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Thursday, July 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Talk With Ike: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will have another of his “virtual” town hall meetings from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live […]

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July 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 18 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Wednesday, July 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-495 & I-270 Public Meeting: The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will hold a public workshop tonight for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study.  The study is part of MDOT SHA’s statewide Traffic Relief Plan to reduce congestion […]

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July 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 17 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Speed Bump Regulation: The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on amending a speed hump regulation, approved 21 years ago, that would modify the speed hump eligibility criteria.  Here’s the agenda.  2. Coffee with a Cop: Join Montgomery County police […]

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