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July 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Shot in Takoma Park by Man She Met on Social Media

A woman was shot Thursday night in Takoma Park after she met her assailant on a social media app, city police said. The shooting occurred about 7:55 p.m. in the 8300 block of Flower Avenue in Takoma Park. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she has non-life-threatening injuries, police said. After the […]

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June 20, 2018 | Laura Rowles

What Happens on Social Media Stays on Google Forever!

Business networking is not about collecting contacts, it’s about being engaging and planting relations. On Wednesday, June 13, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members and guests learned social media is a lot like that. The key to social media is to listen, engage, and build relationships. The Chamber held its “Let’s Get Social” Seminar […]

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Questions with U.S. Reps Raskin and Delaney (VIDEO)

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin went live on Facebook from the backseat of a car with U.S. Rep. John Delaney on Thursday afternoon as the two Democrats fielded some questions about their first job, their first album, Elton John, food, and people they would like to meet. At the beginning of the video, Raskin said he […]

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April 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate ‘Possible Threat’ to Clarksburg High

The principal of Clarksburg High School sent a message to parents and students today following a “possible threat” to the school that was reportedly posted on Instagram. According to principal Stephen Whiting, Montgomery County police officers are investigating and have determined there is “no credible danger.” When asked for more information, MCPS spokesperson Derek Turner […]

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February 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Department Joins Nextdoor to Improve Communication with Residents

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) has joined Nextdoor in hopes of improving communication with residents. Nextdoor is a private social network for local neighborhoods and it’s free. According to police, Nextdoor is another tool for police officers to use to reach residents. You can also find the police department on Facebook and Twitter. According to a […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Turtle Crossing at Watkins Pond in Rockville (VIDEO)

The City of Rockville has posted Turtle Crossing signs on a local roadway in the King Farm community to alert motorists about some of the area’s turtles that are migrating across the street. Find out more in this video report by Rock 11 Now, below: There is more information about this project on the city’s […]

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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

One on One with the Student Member of the Board of Education (VIDEO)

A senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Eric Guerci is serving his second term as the student member of the Board of Education. And this school year, he has new voting privileges. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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August 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Larry Hogan on Silver Spring Explosion

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan released the following statement about the explosion and fire at the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring: “This morning I spoke with Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett following an explosion late last night at an apartment complex in Silver Spring. The state is actively responding to this incident and providing […]

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June 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Volunteers Needed at Animal Services and Adoption Center (VIDEO)

Do you love dogs and cats? Are you looking to give back or volunteer? Volunteers are needed at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Find out more in this report: For more information, visit the Animal Shelter’s website, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Outpouring of Support on Social Media for Clarksburg Teens Killed in Pick-Up Truck Collision

There’s been an outpouring of condolences on social media following the death of three Clarksburg High School students, Jacob Dennis, Patrick Shifflet, and Cary Greene. Many are using the hashtag “ClarksburgStrong” to remember the students. Dennis, Shifflet, and Greene were killed in a pick-up truck crash that happened in Damascus on June 7. Players: if you […]

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