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June 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 26, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 26, in Montgomery County: 1. MoCo Votes: One year from today, Montgomery County voters will cast their ballots in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election. Follow our #MoCoVotesMCM coverage online for everything you need to know about this historic election. 2. Metro Changes: Be prepared. New Metrorail fares and schedules are […]

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June 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Union Organizer Announces District 39 Campaign (VIDEO)

Gabriel Acevero, a 27-year-old field organizer for the union that represents Montgomery County employees, kicked off a campaign Saturday to become a Democratic candidate for District 39 representative in Maryland’s House of Delegates. Acevero, who said he has spent more than five years living in the district, held his kickoff at a park in Montgomery […]

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June 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Announce Plans to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers have announced that they are setting up a sobriety checkpoint Friday night. Police said the checkpoint is a component of the department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. MCP Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight – have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver: https://t.co/8GqsByTy7T — Montgomery Co Police […]

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June 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Recognizes Hundreds of Foster Families During Annual Picnic

Montgomery County foster families provide care to more than 300 children each month, which is why county officials decided to recognize them for their contributions. Hundreds of foster families gathered at High Point Catering on Wednesday to enjoy music, food and more. “We do this to celebrate all of the hard work that our family […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer: It’s the first day of summer and Montgomery Recreation has opening for camps. And its pools are open till 8 p.m. 2. Coffee with a Cop: The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee & Tea at Old Georgetown Road […]

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June 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Rockville Decision: The city’s Mayor and Council approved its “Fostering Community Trust” ordinance Monday night that restricts when police can ask a person’s immigration status. Check MyMCMedia for more. 2. County Council: The council’s agenda includes a discussion about a bill to […]

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June 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Red Line News: The Shady Grove and Rockville Metro stations are closed this week for SafeTrack work. Find out more, here. 2. Police Blotter: Montgomery County police have arrested three men for the June 5th murders of 17-year-old Shadi Najjar and 18-year-old […]

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June 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 9-15

Several public safety stories topped our coverage, based on web traffic last week. The number one story, however, was the list of principal assignments by Montgomery County Public Schools.    

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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Parks Staff Battle Poison Ivy and Rash of Other Weeds at Little Bennett Campground and Area Parks

When Florida residents Washburn and Courtney Wear pulled their motorhome into a campsite at Little Bennett Campground this past week in Clarksburg, the first thing they noticed was a large patch of poison ivy. The Wears said they were concerned about the proximity of the poison ivy to their campsite because they had their dogs […]

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June 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPL Director Parker Hamilton Announces Her Retirement, Leggett Says She Will be Missed

Montgomery County Public Libraries Director Parker Hamilton is retiring, according to a Montgomery County statement. Hamilton has worked for Montgomery County for almost 37 years, and she served as director of the libraries for 12 years. In a statement, County Executive Ike Leggett described Hamilton as a “remarkable woman,” that the county “will miss terribly.” […]

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