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June 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

One Year and Counting: Montgomery County Voters to Elect New Leaders in 2018

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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June 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Holds Regular Meeting with Reporters (VIDEO)

Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday to discuss Metro, legislation that would require a catalog of burial places and a new definition for “country inns.”

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June 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Believe Same Man Committed Series of Burglaries on Same Night

Montgomery County police believe the same man committed a series of burglaries on the same street in Bethesda the same night, according to the latest police crime summary. The three burglaries took place in the 10500 block of Meredith Avenue. Two occurred between about 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. June 1. The third occurred about […]

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June 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 26, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 26, in Montgomery County: 1. MoCo Votes: One year from today, Montgomery County voters will cast their ballots in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election. Follow our #MoCoVotesMCM coverage online for everything you need to know about this historic election. 2. Metro Changes: Be prepared. New Metrorail fares and schedules are […]

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June 23, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 23 – June 25 (VIDEO)

Celebrate the history of Montgomery County this weekend at the annual Heritage Days Celebration on June 24 and June 25. This unique, countywide festival, hosted by Heritage Montgomery, provides visitors the opportunity to explore more than 40 parks, museums, and historic sites all across the county. Special events are planned for many of the sites, including […]

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June 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Announce Plans to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers have announced that they are setting up a sobriety checkpoint Friday night. Police said the checkpoint is a component of the department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. MCP Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight – have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver: https://t.co/8GqsByTy7T — Montgomery Co Police […]

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June 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Weather Alert: The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are expected to move into our area today and tomorrow. 2. Books Alive: The city of Gaithersburg is launching a new preschool program that features theater, storytelling, music, crafts and the natural world to […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Tom Hucker Files for Reelection to District 5 Council Seat (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is running for reelection to keep his District 5 County Council seat. Hucker filed his elections paperwork Monday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. He is the first candidate to file for the District 5 Council seat, according to the BOE website. As the District 5 County Councilmember, […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, June 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Committees: Several County Council committees meet today in Rockville. On the agenda: campaign finance, the 2018-2023 fiscal plan, transportation and the Office of Legislative Oversight. For more details, visit the Council’s website, here. 2. Montgomery Plans: The Josiah Henson Special […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Police Call Death in Sandy Spring Suspicious

UPDATE: The victim is Andrea Mion Hawvermale, 56, from the 1300 block of Excaliber Lane in Sandy Spring, Montgomery County police said Wednesday evening. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore conducted an autopsy to determine Hawvermale’s manner and cause of death. The results of that autopsy are pending, police said. Original post: A […]

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