Gaithersburg

April 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place Today at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 29. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services will be participating in the national event, which is meant to […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from April 21-April 27

The MyMCMedia Top 10 list had a rare week with five education-related stories, ranging from a celebrity surprise donation for a local school’s fund drive to “financial irregularities” found on the Montgomery County Council of PTAs ledger. The remaining five were all public safety stories, including a fire and crime summaries from Gaithersburg and Rockville. […]

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April 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards at Silver Spring’s Fillmore on June 8th

Montgomery Community Media announces the first, annual EPIC Awards to recognize and celebrate outstanding multimedia content. Save the date! The awards ceremony is scheduled for June 8, at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. The EPIC Awards (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content) will recognize the creators of outstanding and innovative multimedia content distributed on television […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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April 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week begins with a new effort to educate residents about pedestrian safety. It also includes reports about the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, the Montgomery Serves awards ceremony, the latest on Montgomery County’s tree law and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Man Faces Rape Charges

A 33-year-old man has been charged with first- and second-degree rape, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Antonio Devon Kamara of an unconfirmed address is being held without bail, according to online court records. About 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, police received a call from a resident who said that a woman flagged him down in […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Motorcycle Wreck Closes I-370 During Evening Rush Hour

A motorcycle wreck on westbound I-370 closed the interstate for hours during the Thursday evening rush hour. Current situation on I-370 West – traffic at a standstill approaching motorcycle crash on the ramp to I-270 South. #MDTraffic pic.twitter.com/5v7gqpF4Sv — Danielle Deverell (@DanielleTraffic) April 27, 2017 Traffic was diverted either onto Md. 355 or to an […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Government Shutdown: Leaders are expected to pass a one week funding bill to keep the government open. 2. Metro Service: Metrorail officials were preparing for a possible “sick out” today, but, so far, service does not seem to be impacted. For the latest information, […]

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April 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Reports 2 Armed Robberies, 2 Strong-Arm Robberies So Far in April

A strong-arm robbery was reported at 11:47 p.m. Sunday, April 23, in the 100 block of East Diamond Avenue. The victim and known suspects were involved in a physical altercation, resulting in known suspects obtaining property. The investigation is ongoing. A strong-arm robbery was reported at 1:13 a.m. Saturday, April 22, in the 100 block […]

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April 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Woman Swipes Shopping Cart Full of Merchandise, Rockville Police Say

Rockville Police say they are looking for a woman who stole a shopping cart full of merchandise. According to the weekly police crime summary, the woman entered the store, in the 1500 block of Rockville Pike, on April 18 between 8:36 p.m. and 8:41 p.m. She filled a shopping cart full of merchandise and then […]

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