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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Songwriting Contest in Bethesda to Award Local Songwriter $10,000

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announces the fourth annual Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards. The adjudicated competition is seeking the best, up-and-coming, local songwriters and will award one talented songwriter a grand prize of $10,000 and 25 hours of recording studio time with Innovation Station Music. The award also includes a young songwriter category for which […]

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March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Homeowner Died from Smoke Inhalation from March 2 Fire (PHOTOS)

Larry Joseph Pagliai, 71, whose Willow Lane home in Rockville was destroyed by fire March 2, died from smoke inhalation, according to an autopsy completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Montgomery County police say. The manner of death was ruled as accidental, police said. Pagliai could not be accounted for during the fire, […]

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March 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, March 3 – March 5 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Art League of Gemantown Mixed-Media Exhibit at Kentlands Mansion is on display through April 14. The Mansion at Strathmore has three exhibits on display now through April 2. A public opening reception for the exhibits […]

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March 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Reveal Homeowner of Rockville Home Destroyed by Fire (PHOTOS)

UPDATE: Montgomery County police say the homeowner is Larry Joseph Pagliai, 71, who cannot be accounted for. The body has been taken to Baltimore where the Office of Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the victim’s identity and the manner and cause of death, police said. Police ask anyone with information to […]

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March 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Feminist and Progressive “Doctor Who”

The British television series “Doctor Who” focuses on a time-traveling wanderer and his stereotypical companion who’s young, female, attractive, and not very smart. Heather McHale, PhD in literature from University of Maryland, addresses this stereotype in this We Are Takoma talk, and finds that it has almost never been accurate, and that the show has, […]

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March 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Pedestrian Bicycle and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Meets

The Pedestrian Bicycle and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (PBTSAC) will hold a special meeting to discuss the development of a Two-Year Vision Zero Action Plan and other actions to implement Vision Zero in Montgomery County. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the 1st floor Lobby Auditorium of […]

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March 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 2nd, in Montgomery County: 1. Hold on to your hat! The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory that is in effect until 10 a.m. today. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency for the opioid crisis. 3. The results of a recent […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County that is effective from 10 p.m. thru 10 a.m. tomorrow. According to the advisory, winds are expected to blow from the west to northwest from 20 – 30 mph with gusts around 50 to 55 mph. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees […]

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February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Attend Meeting Geared Towards Keeping Bicyclists and Pedestrians Safe on Roads

The Pedestrian Bicycle and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (PBTSAC) is inviting residents to attend a special meeting to discuss Vision Zero in Montgomery County. Vision Zero is an initiative being adopted across the Country to implement a plan to prevent traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries among vehicle occupants, bicyclists and pedestrians, according to a news […]

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May 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Theft at Germantown Wegmans Grocery Store (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police detectives need your help to identify a suspect believed to be involved in a theft from the Wegmans store in Germantown. According to police, a wallet was stolen from a customer’s purse on April 24 at the Germantown Wegmans located at 20600 Seneca Meadows Parkway.  Later the victim’s credit card was used […]

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