Burtonsville

May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Death in Burtonsville as Homicide

Montgomery County police said Tuesday morning that a man’s death in Burtonsville is being treated as a homicide. About 11 p.m. Monday, the county’s 911 center received multiple calls for the sound of shots fired in the area of Aldora Circle in Burtonsville, police said. Silver Spring police district officers responded to the area and […]

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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, May 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Time: The Montgomery County Council continues work on the fiscal 2019 budget with a session that starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Third Floor Council Room. Here’s the agenda. 2. Meeting the Media: Council President Hans Riemer will meet reporters […]

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May 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 7 in Montgomery County

Expect some clouds and highs in the low 70s today. You might even call it spring. While you’re enjoying the pleasant weather, here are five things to know for Monday, May 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Work: The Montgomery County Council has a session at 9:30 a.m. and one of the main agenda items […]

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April 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, April 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Polar Discussion: A panel of speakers will discuss whether American politics is becoming more polarized. The discussion, hosted by Rockville Resistance, takes place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. For more information, see […]

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April 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Last Tour of Duty: Assistant Chief Luther Reynolds retires today and is accepting the police chief’s position for Charleston, South Carolina. A Gaithersburg native and a Seneca Valley High School graduate, Reynolds was a patrol officer of the police […]

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March 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 19 in Montgomery County: 1. Education Budget Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice, School Superintendent Jack Smith and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard will host a budget forum on county education spending from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at White Oak Middle School. In May, the County Council […]

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March 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public’s Help Sought in Locating 16-Year-Old Wanted in Connection with Shooting

Silver Spring police district officers are asking for the public’s help in finding Damien Jared Fox, Jr., 16. Detectives have obtained a warrant for Fox’s arrest for the Feb. 26 shooting of a 17-year-old boy in the 13900 block of Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville, police said.  The warrant charges Fox with first-degree assault, armed […]

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March 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in February

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in February. For the month of February, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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March 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Libraries Aim to Engage Youth in Digital Technology Resources from March 4-10

Teen Tech Week programs are scheduled for multiple branches of the Montgomery County Public Libraries system the week of March 4-10. Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association with the goal to encourage teens to take advantage of the digital technology resources, programs and services at libraries. A […]

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March 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 5

Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, March 5 happening in Montgomery County: 1. Weather: It’s still astronomical winter, so expect cold temperatures but diminished winds. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. 3. Gun Safety […]

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