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February 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Albert Einstein High School Students Take on Fake News

A recent study published by researchers at Stanford University regarding young people’s ability to reason about the information on the Internet was summed up in one word: “bleak.” In other words, middle school, high school and college students were unable to identify reliable information sources and Standford researchers stated, “at present, we worry that democracy […]

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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hagerstown Man Arrested for Bias Incidents Against Housing Opportunities Commission

A 69-year-old Hagerstown man has been charged with telephone misuse and harassment of a person because of the person’s race, Montgomery County police said in a Tuesday statement. Jerome Want of the 1600 block of Langley Drive posted $3,500 bail and was released, according to online court records. About 5 p.m. Jan. 23, officers responded […]

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February 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in January. For the month of January, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber and Launch Workplaces present a training session on sexual harassment in the workplace today at 8 a.m. The event is free to attend with advance registration at www.ggchamber.org. 2. Name That Park: The deadline to […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in December. For the month of December, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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December 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Squad Struggles by Jake […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Mormon Temple Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights in Kensington Opens Thursday

The 40th Annual Festival of Lights in Kensington opens on Thursday, November 30 and continues through Sunday, December 31. The festival includes a walking display of more than 650,000 lights, nightly musical performances in the indoor theater, indoor decorated Christmas trees, exhibit of crèches from around the world, and a life-sized outdoor nativity. The festival […]

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November 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Silver Spring Fire Displaces Three Family Members

Update (~630p) 1718 Republic Rd; singe family house; Cause, accidental, electrical; Area of Origin, bsmt bedroom; Damage, $125K; at least 3 displaced; no one home at time, no injury, >50 FFs OS pic.twitter.com/gw24IdyB1m — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) November 20, 2017 A Sunday night fire in Silver Spring displaced three people, a Montgomery County Fire and […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

photo of holiday lights in Bethesda

Holiday Celebrations Around Montgomery County

The holiday season is here and there are numerous events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals, light displays and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 17: Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks at Rio Washingtonian Center, at 6 p.m. Join us on […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of October, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Garfield Eats Crow: His […]

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