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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 10:30 a.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, heavy rain is falling across the area. Up to two inches have already fallen and more rain is expected. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Aspen […]

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April 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place April 28 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services are participating in the national event, which is meant to prevent […]

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April 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Last Tour of Duty: Assistant Chief Luther Reynolds retires today and is accepting the police chief’s position for Charleston, South Carolina. A Gaithersburg native and a Seneca Valley High School graduate, Reynolds was a patrol officer of the police […]

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April 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday April 5 in Montgomery County: 1. Happy Birthday!: The City of Gaithersburg is celebrating 140 years.   There’s birthday celebrations happening in six locations throughout the City with activities, food, and birthday cake. 2. “Stay Alert, Stay Alive” Campaign: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to announce […]

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April 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, April 4 in Montgomery County: 1. Wind Advisory: The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today with wind gusts up to 50 mph expected. 2. A Somber Anniversary: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated 50 years ago on April […]

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April 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 3 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, April 3 in Montgomery County: 1. Council is in Session: The Montgomery County Council is expected to review employee training and policies on preventing workplace harassment. Find the full agenda, here. 2. Community Solar Media Briefing: Councilmembers Tom Hucker and George Leventhal will brief the media on a drafted […]

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April 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 2 in Montgomery County: 1. Taking Leaf: Rockville will start leave collection today throughout the city. Visit this site for more information. 2. Speaking Volumes: The White Oak Library has its grand opening today at 10 a.m. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Council Vice President Nancy […]

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March 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 29 in Montgomery County: 1. River Road intersection: The State Highway Administration hosts an open house tonight at Walt Whitman High School to share proposed upgrades to an intersection near the school. 2. Sister Cities Annual meeting: The Montgomery Sister Cities board presents a panel discussion […]

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March 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 28 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, March 28 in Montgomery County: 1. School Safety: U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen is expected to attend an interfaith vigil to pray for safety in Maryland schools. The Senator will speak briefly on the importance of improving gun safety and share his thoughts on this critical issue at The […]

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