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October 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Honest Tea Co-Founder Discusses Democratizing Organic Food Industry

In a recent visit to Montgomery Community Media studios for its October Small Business Network (SBN) session,  Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman discussed with participants some of his new business ventures. Honest Tea is the nation’s top selling organic bottled tea, specializing in beverages that are just a tad sweet, organic and Fair Trade Certified. […]

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October 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Suspects Steal $5,000 Worth of Glasses from LensCrafters in Wheaton, Police Say

Detectives from Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying two suspects they believe are responsible for stealing $5,000 worth of eyeglasses from a LensCrafters store in Wheaton. Officers responded to the LensCrafters store on Sept. 12 within the Westfield Wheaton mall for the report of a theft that had just occurred. […]

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October 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Investigating Serious Crash in Rockville

A 61-year-old man was struck by a car in Rockville Thursday morning near Hungerford Drive, according to officers with the Montgomery County Police Department. The pedestrian, identified as Dingguo Guo, was transported an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Rescue crews responded to the intersection of Hungerford Drive and Frederick Avenue for the report of a […]

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October 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Outside Review Says July Shooting Was Justified, Police Say

An outside review of a police-involved shooting in July has determined that the officer’s actions were justified, the Montgomery County police said Wednesday. In the incident, Officer Edward Cochran shot Juan Carlos Natera-Perez. Update: Man Dies from Injuries in Fairland Shooting Under an agreement between the two counties, the Howard County State’s Attorney investigates officer-involved […]

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October 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mega Millions Jackpot: Now It’s $970 Million

Update, 1:45 p.m. Thursday: The Mega Millions keeps growing. Now the jackpot is $970 million. Meanwhile, no one won the Powerball in Wednesday night’s drawing, and its jackpot has reached $430 million. Original post: The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record $900 million on Wednesday. The jackpot has been growing since July 24, when […]

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October 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Damascus Hornets Top Sherwood Warriors in Volleyball Match, 3-0

The Damascus Hornets (12-3-3) hosted the Sherwood Warriors (9-5-1) Wednesday at 6 p.m. Damascus took the match with three straight sets, 25-18, 25-21 and 25-23. Our PEG partners, Montgomery College TV (MCTV) and Montgomery County Public Schools TV (MCPS-TV) broadcast the game live on Comcast Channel 998 and stream online at www.montgomerycollege.edu/mctv-sports beginning in set 2. […]

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October 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman Headlines MCM’s October Small Business Network

Honest Tea Co-founder Seth Goldman was the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s October Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Thursday, Oct. 18 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to […]

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October 17, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Junior Achievement Finance Park® Opens at Thomas Edison HS

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington (JAGW) and partner Capital One Bank joined with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to open the new JA Finance Park® at the Thomas Edison High School of Technology Tuesday.  On hand among the dignitaries was Ed Grenier, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack […]

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October 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Asks Hogan for Greater Pedestrian Safety on Georgia Avenue

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan requesting greater pedestrian safety along Georgia Avenue, near where four Kennedy High School students were struck by a car as they were walking to a school bus stop. The letter asks the state to reduce the speed limit on Georgia Avenue, now […]

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October 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Animal Shelter Waiving Adoption Fees Until Oct. 25

If you want to add a canine or kitty companion, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees until Oct. 25. The center is at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood. Friends of Montgomery County Animals, a not-for-profit, is covering the adoption fees.

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