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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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April 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

Cover your outdoor plants! The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Montgomery County, effective from midnight to 9 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the NWS warning, temperatures will be in the lower 30 degrees tonight with lows in the upper 20s Tuesday night. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 10:30 a.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, heavy rain is falling across the area. Up to two inches have already fallen and more rain is expected. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Aspen […]

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April 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Poolesville Falcons Outscore Seneca Valley Screaming Eagles, 12-2, in Boys Baseball

The Seneca Valley boys baseball team traveled to Poolesville today to take on the Falcons, where they were outscored 12-2. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured the highlights. Final after 5. Poolesville 12 Seneca Valley 2 as Brady Pearre had a day for @PHSbaseball2018 as starting pitcher and a couple of hits, this a double. @mymcmedia @cszscores […]

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April 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place April 28 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 28. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services are participating in the national event, which is meant to prevent […]

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April 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Epic Awards: In just two weeks, Montgomery Community Media will host its annual “EPIC Awards” (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content). This awards ceremony will recognize the creators of outstanding and innovative multimedia content distributed on broadcast and/or broadband platforms. You don’t want to […]

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April 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Handing Out Fliers in Connection with Incidents Involving Teen Girls

Montgomery County police believe the same man who tried to kidnap a girl Friday twice approached a 16-year-old girl a few weeks ago. Police have released a composite image of the man they’re looking for and officers are asking for the public’s help in identifying him. Capt. Paul Starks said Tuesday that officers will be […]

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April 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, April 10, in Montgomery County: 1. American Promise: Montgomery Community Media presents “The American Promise: Immigration in Montgomery County,” from 7 to 8:15 p.m. The panel discussion, hosted by author and journalist Steve Roberts, features Frank Islam, Remeberto Rodriguez, and Ola Sage. Watch the discussion streamed live at […]

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April 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

A Guide to 2018’s Spring Festivals, Concerts, and More

Updated: Flowers, art, music and more, here’s a list of some activities this spring: Kenwood Cherry Blossoms and Spring Flowers, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 10 at the Shops at Sumner Place, 4611 Sangamore Road in Bethesda.  Residents have the chance to view cherry blossoms and spring flowers on  the streets through the Kenwood neighborhood. There […]

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April 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Information on Attempted Kidnapping in Germantown

Montgomery County police detectives are asking the public’s help regarding an attempted kidnapping in Germantown, according to a police statement. On Friday, April 6, about 7:50 p.m., a 13-year-old girl left her home and walked to the 7-Eleven at 12681 Clopper Road, near Mateny and Clopper roads, police said. After she left, she began walking […]

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