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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Flooring Store in Derwood Collecting Stuffed Animals for First Responders

A flooring store in Derwood is collecting stuffed animals through the end of November to donate to the county police and the county fire and rescue services. At Your Door Floor Store plans to donate the stuffed animals for first responders to use to comfort children involved in 911 emergency situations. The owner of the […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPD Detectives Concerned About Missing Teen

Montgomery County Police Department detectives are reaching out to the public for help locating a missing Gaithersburg teen. According to the MCPD news website, 15-year-old Olivia Nadine Martin has been missing since November 7. Martin was last seen in a silver four-door sedan leaving Magruder High School in Derwood. The MCPD website posted a physical […]

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October 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Quiz on Candidate Financing

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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