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August 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Is Expected Back in Court on Aug. 31 (VIDEO)

The mental competency of Catherine Hoggle is expected to be discussed in a Rockville district courtroom Thursday morning. It’s been almost three years since the 30-year-old mother was charged with hindering, neglect and obstruction in the case of her missing children, Sarah (6) And Jacob (5). Since her arrest on the misdemeanor charges, she has […]

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August 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

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County Officials to Unveil Stringtown Road Improvements in Clarksburg on Aug. 31

Montgomery County leaders are slated to cut the ribbon on $8 million in improvements to Stringtown Road in Clarksburg on Aug. 31. Once a winding two lane road, Stringtown Road is now four lanes and safety improvements have been made to turns and hills along the roadway. “Since taking office in 2010, I’ve advocated on […]

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August 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County

Below are five things to know today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Rainy Day:  Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. There’s rain in the forecast, and it will be breezy. Most of this evening should be dry. Rain moving in after midngt. Rain, wind gusts up to 25 mph Tue, continuing into […]

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August 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Flower Branch Apartments Vigil: Today is the one year anniversary of the fatal explosion and fire at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring.  An 8 p.m. vigil is planned to celebrate the resilience of the community. 2. School’s Out Again: Montgomery County […]

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August 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy Day: Stay weather alert. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for portions of Montgomery County beginning at noon. Flash #Flood Watch has been issued. 1-1.5″ expected on average, localized 3″+ totals possible. Urban areas most susceptible. pic.twitter.com/FP3WgQgerB […]

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August 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. SUV Concerns: The Montgomery County Department of General Services is monitoring the county’s fleet of Ford Explorers for cracked manifolds. 2. Pesticide Ban: Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Terrence McGann has ruled against Montgomery County’s pesticide ban. 3.  Library News: Meet Anita Vassallo, the […]

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August 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Minimum Wage: County Executive Ike Leggett described a new report about the impacts of a $15 an hour minimum wage as “sobering.” The County Council is scheduled to discuss the report on Sept. 19. 2. On the Campaign Trail: David Trone, the founder […]

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August 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 2, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. So Long, Steve: He’s not leaving till February, but it’s still a shock that Steve Farber is leaving his post as the Montgomery County Council’s chief adviser. Farber has been guiding council policies for 26 years. Here’s our story. 2. Rockville Meets: The […]

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August 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Canopy Installation: Dozens of trees are coming down outside the Public Safety Headquarters building in Gaithersburg to make room for a new microgrid project that is designed to ensure the resiliency of critical public services during power outages. The project design […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat and Humidity: The National Weather Service is predicting excessive heat thru the weekend. For heat safety tips and resources, visit here. 2. On the Agenda: Several Montgomery County Council committees meet today and some of the issues local leaders are discussing […]

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