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February 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Issues Hypothermia Alert to Start Monday Night

Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia alert for Monday starting at 9 p.m. continuing through Tuesday at 9 a.m. The County advises residents to be prepared for wind chill values below 20 degrees. During these conditions, hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur. The signs of hypothermia include shivering, exhaustion, confusion, fumbling hands, memory loss, […]

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February 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Update: County Extends Hypothermia Alert Through Friday Morning

Update: The county has extended the hypothermia alert through Friday at 1 a.m. Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia alert for Wednesday starting at 1 a.m. continuing through Thursday at 1 a.m. The County advises residents to be prepared for wind chill values below 20 degrees. During these conditions, hypothermia and frostbite are likely to […]

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February 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hypothermia Alert Continues through Monday Night

UPDATE: The alert has been extended until 10 p.m. Monday. The Hypothermia Alert for Montgomery County has been extended until 10 PM on Monday, February 5. Expect wind chill values to be below 20 degrees. Wear layers if you must go outside & take extra precautions if you spend significant time outdoors https://t.co/LVX0WZtFpt #mdwx pic.twitter.com/WsptZ73Vvd […]

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January 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Issues Hypothermia Alert to Start Tuesday

Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia alert for Tuesday starting at 12 a.m. continuing through Wednesday at 12 a.m. The County advises residents to be prepared for wind chill values below 20 degrees. During these conditions, hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur. The signs of hypothermia include shivering, exhaustion, confusion, fumbling hands, memory loss, […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 24 in Montgomery County

1. Head Start Expansion: The Community Action Board will be joined by county leaders to celebrate the expansion of head start classes for four-year-olds from part-day to full-day classes next year. Community Action Board Joined by Executive, Council, Board of Education and MCPS Officials to Celebrate Expansion of Head Start Classes https://t.co/VVGiyi3M7p #MoCo #Maryland — […]

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June 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Program for the homeless: The Inside/Not Outside Initiative kicks off at 10:15 a.m. at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. 2. Berliner launches campaign: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner will launch his effort to become the next county executive with an event starting […]

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May 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from April 28-May 4

Public safety news was the top story of the week, with the story of a man in Poolesville who pointed a gun at his landlord. Other top stories included Metro’s plans for the Shady Grove and Rockville stations, the Germantown homicide investigation, the story of a homeless woman, and the follow-up on a story about […]

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May 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

A Homeless Woman’s Death Becomes ‘Call to Action’

Before the mental illness took over, Kathleen Garlington was a professional pianist. But as she became more paranoid, she lived on the streets, often in Kentlands. “She was an incredibly intelligent woman,” said Sherry Moitoza, director of social concerns at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Parish in Gaithersburg. “When you’d have a conversation with her, […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nonprofits Seek Reversal of $600,000 Cut in Budget (PHOTO & VIDEO)

About 150 people representing dozens of nonprofits gathered at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Monday, seeking to overturn a 1 percent cut in county funding proposed in County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget. The cut would hit contracts awarded by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, which serve “the […]

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September 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which includes reports on a briefing this week that the Council received about last month’s Silver Spring apartment building fire/explosion, the future vision of Lyttonsville, and a goal to end homelessness in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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