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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber and Launch Workplaces present a training session on sexual harassment in the workplace today at 8 a.m. The event is free to attend with advance registration at www.ggchamber.org. 2. Name That Park: The deadline to […]

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Invites Residents to Budget Forums This Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold five forums on the the fiscal year 2019 operating budget this month. The meetings will let residents voice opinions on county spending. The first budget forum is scheduled for Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. “Public forums are […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

photo of holiday lights in Bethesda

Holiday Celebrations Around Montgomery County

The holiday season is here and there are numerous events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals, light displays and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 17: Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks at Rio Washingtonian Center, at 6 p.m. Join us on […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Flag Will Be Lowered to Half Staff After President’s Order

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from now to sunset on Nov. 9 to pay respect to the victims of the Sutherland Springs, Texas shooting. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher […]

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November 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

9 Of the Top Places to Buy a Home in Maryland Are in Montgomery County

The Town of Chevy Chase has been named the best suburb to  buy a house in Maryland in 2017 by Niche, an online site that provides rankings, report cards, and reviews of cities, colleges, neighborhoods, and K-12 schools. Nine of the top 25 Maryland suburbs to buy a house are located in Montgomery County. They […]

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October 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 8th in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 8 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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October 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Use Stun Gun Then Arrest Man Acting ‘Strange’

A Montgomery County police officer fired his stun gun Sunday at a man with a knife at the Michaels in Germantown, a police statement said. Witnesses said the man had been wearing a dog costume, and police were summoned to the store because he had been acting “strange,” the statement said. The man, Ludwin Joel […]

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September 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

I-270 Repaving Could Last Till Summer

An expanded I-270 has been on the minds of state and county officials lately, but while that project is years away, commuters are still inching along the highway while the State Highway Administration continues a milling and paving project. The $6.7 million project improves a 4-mile section in Clarksburg. Crews will grind off the top […]

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September 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

16-Year-Old Charged with Burglaries, Bicycle Theft

A 16-year-old from the Clarksburg area has been charged with burglary and theft offenses, a Montgomery County police statement said. On Aug. 30, a Clarksburg resident told police that two of his stolen bicycles were being offered for sale on the app, “OfferUp.” Detectives identified the seller of the bicycles as a 16-year-old juvenile male. […]

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September 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidate Wants To Change How Council Does Business

A 58-year-old money manager running for Montgomery County Council said he wants to change the way the council makes decisions. “Somebody has got to take the time to put the citizens in the drivers seat,” Republican Ed Amatetti said. Amatetti, who lives in North Potomac, said he’s been to lots of hearings and he’s found […]

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