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December 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County hires an independent law firm to investigate filing a lawsuit against opioids manufacturers; Council President Hans Riemer testifies in Congress; Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance is extended […]

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December 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Healthcare Enrollment: Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. IMPORTANT! @Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. Visit https://t.co/qec1n7qd5F today to get your 2018 health plan and peace of mind for you and […]

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December 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Silver Spring Murder-Suicide

A 61-year-old man apparently shot his 88-year-old mother and then himself, Montgomery County police say. Garvey Dyer, 61, of the 4700 block of Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in the home of Rose Dyer, 88, of the 1400 block of Fenwick Lane, police said. Rose Dyer died from […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Funeral Services for Off-Duty Officers: The funerals for two officers who were tragically killed in a car incident on I-270 will be laid to rest today. 2. Traffic Delays: The Maryland State Police said traffic delays should be expected from 7 a.m. to […]

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December 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Santa Rides Again: Montgomery County Police will escort Santa as he rides his Harley Davidson motorcycle through the county for a benefit for The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. For more information, including the parade route, visit here. […]

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December 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session: An update on County Fiscal Plan and economic indicators is on the Montgomery County Council’s agenda for today’s session. 2. Hanukkah: Begins at sundown.  Jewish families celebrate Hanukkah by lighting a special Menorah with eight candles plus a ninth shammash candle […]

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December 11, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Animation Workshops Offered at Public Libraries During Winter Break

The public libraries offer workshops on animation for students ages 10- to 14-years-old.  The hands-on, one-hour sessions will show participants how to animate their drawings and create a flipbook. The sessions are scheduled during the public schools’ winter break, Dec. 25-29. All supplies will be provided. The free workshops are scheduled at the following branches: Dec. […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County Council elects its new President and Vice-President; Executive Ike Leggett takes on the airwaves on “Montgomery al Dia” Radio show; Montgomery County Council hosts its 7th annual youth town […]

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December 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Dec. 8-10: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

The holiday season includes many arts and entertainment traditions in the area. This weekend we found four for you to consider. Do you have a dog or cat? Santa is stopping by the Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, December 9 for a ‘Pet Photo With Santa‘ event from noon to 3 p.m. Proceeds go to […]

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December 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Grand Opening: The Chick-fil-A at Olney opens today. The new fast food restaurant specializing in chicken sandwiches is located at 18115 Georgia Avenue, just north of the intersection with Maryland Route 108. 2. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and […]

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