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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Libraries Add Hours at Five Branches During Summer Months

Longer Summer Weekend Evening Hours for Five Branches Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) hours increase at five branches from June 1 through Aug. 25.  The five branches will be open Friday evenings and Saturdays during the summer. The extended weekend hours began in 2016 at the Rockville Memorial Library.  Funding was added to expand the […]

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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

The Capitals are in the Stanley Cup finals with Wednesday’s win against Tampa Bay Lightning! Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Business: The Montgomery County Council takes their final vote on the $5.6 billion operating budget and $4.5 billion six-year capital budget. Here is the full […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Two in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

A man and woman were charged Monday with conspiring to kill a witness in a home invasion that took place in April in Gaithersburg, a Montgomery County police statement said. Karen Diolamou, 44, and her boyfriend, Paul Bond, also 44, are both being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: Montgomery County government will observe the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28. County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all […]

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May 22, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MoCo’s Got Talent Student Winners Announced

The talented youth of Montgomery County took The Fillmore by storm at the MoCo’s Got Talent finals Sunday. More than 120 students participated this year, and five students and student groups took home first place prizes, Recreation Specialist Marhonda Williams said. At only 12 years old, first-place singer Kelvin Dukes “blew everyone away, not only with his talent but also with […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Death in Burtonsville as Homicide

Montgomery County police said Tuesday morning that a man’s death in Burtonsville is being treated as a homicide. About 11 p.m. Monday, the county’s 911 center received multiple calls for the sound of shots fired in the area of Aldora Circle in Burtonsville, police said. Silver Spring police district officers responded to the area and […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man for Burglary, Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

Montgomery County police seek a man who used credit cards stolen May 12 from a home in the Woodside area of Silver Spring. The cards were then used in stores in Wheaton and Silver Spring, police said. Police have released surveillance photographs of the man and hope someone among the public can help identify him. […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Property Taxes: The Montgomery County Council is expected to reach an agreement on property tax rates and credits for County homeowners during a work session meeting today at 9:30 a.m. The session will be available live via streaming through the Council web site […]

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May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Warns of Severe Weather Tuesday with a Flash Flood Watch

It’s going to be a rainy Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Tuesday through 1 a.m. Wednesday. According to the NWS, thunderstorms are expected in late afternoon Tuesday. Heavy rainfall and lightning with the potential for high winds and hail may occur. Heavy […]

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May 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Green Jobs Apprentice Program: The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on creating and funding a green jobs apprentice program at its regular scheduled session today. Here’s the agenda 2. The Washington Capitals: The Capitals will battle the Tampa Bay […]

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