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April 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Defense Attorney Waives Preliminary Hearing for 18-Year-Old Defendant Charged with Rape at Rockville High School (VIDEO)

In a Rockville District courtroom today, defense attorney David Hollenberg waived a preliminary hearing for Henry Sanchez, the 18-year-old defendant accused of raping a student at Rockville High School on March 16. Outside the courthouse, Hollenberg explained that the defense team is waiting for more discovery from prosecutors. “We understand the state’s attorney’s office will […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Identify Resident Found in House After Explosion (VIDEOS)

UPDATED 4.20.17 3:30 p.m. Montgomery County police have identified the resident found in the Ashley Drive house following an explosion last Friday as 61-year-old Steven Beck. According to a police news release, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that Beck died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said a dog found near […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Washington Gas Delivered Update Letter to Customers Following Explosion

The Washington Gas company provided an update in the form of a letter to some of its Rockville customers on Friday following a house explosion on Ashley Drive. Brian Edwards, a spokesperson for Washington Gas, said the letter, dated March 17, was distributed to nearby neighbors and shared with the utility’s call center in case […]

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March 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Body Recovered from Exploded Rockville Home

Crews poring over the debris of a home that exploded near Rockville early Friday morning discovered the remains of an adult and a domestic animal, Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said at a news conference Saturday. The body, which was found sometime around noon, has been sent to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner […]

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March 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, March 17 – March 19 (VIDEOS)

We found a few St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend. Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and his band  O’Malley’s March perform at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club Friday at 8 p.m. Rockville Town Square is the place to be for an Irish Festival hosted by Finnnegan’s Wake Irish Pub Friday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a showcase […]

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March 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 17, in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here are five things to know today, March 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Irish Festival at Rockville Town Square from 3 – 8 p.m. today. 2. Music lover? Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley leads the Irish rock band O’Malley’s March at […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

SoberRide Offered on St. Patrick’s Day

Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day SoberRide program will be offering free rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. The free service is available from 4 p.m. Thursday, March 17 until 4 a.m. Friday, March 18. To receive a free cab ride home (up to a $30.00 fare), call […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Band Runa at BlackRock (VIDEO)

Irish band Runa will perform at BlackRock Center for the Arts Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $30 and may be purchased online at the BlackRock website. Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups”, Runa has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music, since their formation […]

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Improving Child Care (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro emphasizes the need to expand child care opportunities and improve access to child care facilities for providers at an event on March 17 in Rockville to detail two bills she has introduced before the Council. Among those who joined her at the news conference were Councilmembers Nancy Floreen and Hans […]

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 17, in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here are your five things to know today, March 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has unveiled his recommended $5.1 billion Fiscal Year 2016 operating budget. The County Council will hold public hearings on the budget next month. 2. County Executive Leggett will be joined by the County […]

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