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October 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Madaleno and ‘Mean Tweets’

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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October 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Karate Instructor Charged with Sex Abuse of Girl

A 54-year-old Gaithersburg karate instructor has been charged with inappropriate touching of a 15-year-old girl, a Montgomery County police statement released Tuesday said. Frank Yul Pugarita of the 8400 block of Mountain Laurel Lane is being held without bail, according to online court records. The offenses occurred at the Pugarita Karate studio at 8945 North […]

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October 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Regulatory Attorney Seeks House of Delegates Seat

A 28-year-old lawyer from Derwood is running for the Democratic nomination for a District 19 seat in the House of Delegates, thinking his White House policy expertise and his work ethic make him a good fit for Annapolis. “I’m running I have the both the policy chops and the work ethic to be an effective […]

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September 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Woman, 76, Struck and Killed on Muddy Branch Road

A pedestrian was struck and killed on Muddy Branch Road, Montgomery County police said. Svetlan Bychkova, 76, of the 17000 block of King James Way in Gaithersburg crossing the southbound lanes of Muddy Branch Road at Harmony Hall Road before 8 p.m., police said. Bychkova was struck by a 2006 Lexus ES 330, operated by […]

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September 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Public Invited to MCM Advisory Council Meeting Oct. 11

Join us for the October 11 meeting of the Montgomery Community Media Advisory Council (MCM). The Council serves as an extra set of eyes and ears to the MCM Board of Directors and management, providing advice and perspectives to the Board on important policy issues and other matters that affect MCM and Montgomery County. This […]

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September 21, 2017 | Mandi Wyndham

It’s Back! Explorer Post 1921 & Explorer Club 995

I am excited to announce that MCM’s Media Explorer program is back for the fall and we have extended registration to October 10. This is such a great way to get your teen involved, creating and learning about new ways to express themselves using media. Explorer Programs give real hands-on multimedia production experience for the […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Help Identifying Person Who Used Woman’s Credit Cards

Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in finding the perpetrator who took credit cards from a woman’s purse at a Crown restaurant, and then used them at a nearby Rio Target, according to a police statement. On June 28, between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., the woman was dining at Ruth’s Chris Steak […]

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September 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Bluegrass on the Farm

Three great bands: Circa Blue, East of Monroe, Hickory Grove. Rain or shine Bring a chair or blanket for lawn seating Food available for purchase. Coolers welcome. Sponsored by Friends of the Agricultural History Farm Park

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September 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals, Fitness and Friendship Top the Weekend Planner, Sept. 15 – 17

Both Poolesville and Burtonsville host parades and festivals this weekend. The Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival kicks off Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m. with a parade from Paint Branch High School to Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center. The annual festival follows at the recreation center, library and Columbia Park. Activities include live music, health […]

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September 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Summer’s Over: It’s the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools. And motorists should remember the fine has increased for passing a stopped school bus. 2. Good Eats in Silver Spring and Takoma Park: It’s restaurant week in Silver […]

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