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June 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Olney Chamber Honors Fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta

The Olney Chamber of Commerce and Fair Hill Shopping Center honored fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta on Wednesday, which would have been Leotta’s 26th birthday. Leotta, who was assigned to the 4th District police station, was struck and killed by a drunk driver in Dec. of 2015 while working as a member of the Holiday […]

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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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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Expected to Hold Memorial Service for Homeless

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to join County Councilmember George Leventhal and community nonprofits for a special ceremony on June 7 to commemorate homeless individuals who died in 2016 and 2017, according to a news release. A survey published by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments titled, “2017 Point-in-Time Survey,” shows there are […]

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May 31, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Save the Date: Explore Downtown Crown Set for June 7

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will hold its 3rd Annual Explore Downtown Crown on Wednesday, June 7 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in Downtown Crown Gaithersburg. Over 100 area business leaders will be in attendance. This popular annual event is a great opportunity to socialize with fellow chamber members all while enjoying the vibrant, social hub […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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May 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Public Hearing on Proposed Rate Structures Set for May 9 in Rockville (VIDEO)

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will adopt a new rate structure just over a year from now in July 2018. The water and sewer utility has scheduled a series of public meetings to review the new rate structures. Montgomery County residents are invited to a May 9th public meeting where WSSC officials will present the various […]

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June 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Bethesda Residents Push for Traffic Light at River Road Intersection (VIDEO)

UPDATED Dozens of Bethesda residents turned out for a community meeting held at Walt Whitman High School on June 7th to discuss the four State Highway Administration (SHA) concepts related to improving the safety of the River Road and Braeburn Pkwy intersection. The intersection is the site of the tragic Feb. 27th roadside accident where three members of a […]

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June 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Outpouring of Support on Social Media for Clarksburg Teens Killed in Pick-Up Truck Collision

There’s been an outpouring of condolences on social media following the death of three Clarksburg High School students, Jacob Dennis, Patrick Shifflet, and Cary Greene. Many are using the hashtag “ClarksburgStrong” to remember the students. Dennis, Shifflet, and Greene were killed in a pick-up truck crash that happened in Damascus on June 7. Players: if you […]

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June 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

NTSB Report: Ice on Wings Caused Fatal 2014 Gaithersburg Plane Crash

A report released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) states that the pilot whose jet crashed into a Gaithersburg home on Dec. 8, 2014, failed to turn on de-icing equipment, which caused ice accumulation on the wings that led to the crash. “Pilots must rely on checklists and procedures because relying only on memory can […]

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June 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 7, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s graduation day for the Class of 2016 at Springbrook and Northwest high schools. 2. The city of Rockville has appointed a new acting chief of police, Major Bob Rappoport. 3. A community meeting will be held at Walt Whitman High School to discuss the […]

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