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September 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 21 – Sept. 23

The sixth annual KIDfest family festival takes place Sept. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center. The event focuses on creativity and innovation. Children and adults can explore over 90 interactive exhibits, participate in code jams, and hear kid talks from local innovators. The AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival continues this […]

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September 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. No School: It’s a day off for students and teachers. For more information on the MCPS school calendar, click here. 2. Community Open House: Voice your opinions on the future of solid waste management in Montgomery County and its path forward […]

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September 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Introduction of  Bills: Four new bills are expected to be introduced during the Montgomery County Council’s session today. 2. Coffee with a Cop: Montgomery County Police Department’s First District will host “coffee with a cop” from 9 a.m. until 11 […]

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September 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Judge Denies Bail for Man Accused of Serial Rapes in Germantown

The man accused of a series of rapes between 2007 and 2011 was denied bail during his first appearance in court Monday afternoon. Marlon Alexander, 39, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and burglary in the Germantown area. During his bail review, Montgomery County District Court Judge Rand Gelber said, “Due […]

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September 15, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Friday Night Football Recap: Northwest’s Jaguar Defense Leads the Way to a Win

Northwest (NW) High School’s special team defense led the Jaguars to a 35-0 win over Seneca Valley in their annual contest for the Kings’ Trophy.  Three blocked punts by NW deep in Seneca Valley territory resulted in three touchdowns.  The first blocked punt on the opening series was run in for a score by NW’s […]

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September 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 14 – Sept. 16

The AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival runs through Oct. 3 and includes films from Latin America as well as Spain and Portugal. In its 29th year, the festival showcases LatinAmerican cinema during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The schedule of films and special events may be found online at AFI Latin American Film Festival webpage. […]

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September 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Germantown Pain Management Doctor Gets 8 Years

A Germantown physician received an eight-year prison sentence Tuesday for 26 counts arising from nearly $1.4 million in kickbacks and fraudulent billing as well as a plan to defraud the United States of more than $2.1 million in taxes, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore. Atif Babar Malik, 48, will […]

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September 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Hurricane Florence: The National Hurricane Center said that Hurricane Florence, packing 130 mph winds, was getting more organized and increasing in size. Gov. Larry Hogan has declared a State of Emergency. 2. Speaking of Hurricane Florence: MyMCMedia’s Doug Tallman has more on how […]

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September 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: Rockville City Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton will join the Rockville City Council for a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 at the Memorial at Courthouse Square Park today at 9 a.m. […]

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September 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 7 – Sept. 9

The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 8 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 15th year. Dianne Reeves, five-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters award headlines the Festival. Additional performances by Akua Allrich and the Tribe, Marcus Johnson, and more. Below […]

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