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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

No Injuries Reported Following Evacuation at Children’s Inn at NIH

No injuries were reported following an evacuation at the Children’s Inn at NIH Tuesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews, and the NIH Fire Department responded to the Children’s Inn following a report of a structural crack in the ceiling. According to NIH spokesperson, Brad Moss, the roof did not collapse, and an investigation […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Additional Video in Potomac Burglary

Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department have released additional home surveillance video from a residential burglary in Potomac that took place May 27. According to police, one or more suspects entered the rear door of a residence located in the 8500 block of Country Club Drive. The suspects stole property before fleeing the scene, and […]

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August 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Washington Spirit Fire Head Coach Jim Gabarra

The Washington Spirit announced that they have fired head coach and general manager Jim Gabarra. The Spirit are currently in eighth place in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) with a record of 2-15-4. With only three games left in the season, assistant coach Tom Torres has been tagged to serve as interim head coach. […]

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August 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet Olympian Katie Ledecky at Nationals’ Game Wednesday

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. The Washington Nationals will hold a special ‘Swim Night with Katie Ledecky’ Wednesday, Aug. 22. as the Nats take on the Philadelphia Phillies. Ledecky will join the team at Nationals Park. Special event ticket buyers may take […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Update: The police have idenitified the pedestrian as Tierno Siradiou Bah of the 12000 block of Holdridge Road in Silver Spring. Original post: A pedestrian succumbed to his injuries Monday evening after being struck by a vehicle on Georgia Avenue in the Wheaton area. Police officers and fire and rescue crews responded to Georgia Avenue […]

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August 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Davidson Institute Awards Two Montgomery County Teens College Scholarships

Two Potomac Teens Named Davidson Fellows Two Potomac teens, David Wu and Garyk Brixi, are among 20 students recognized nationally as Davidson Fellows for 2018. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development annually awards students, 18 or younger, with $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 college scholarships. Students enter a completed project that has the potential to benefit […]

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August 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

School Board President Discusses Priorities for Upcoming Academic Year

The 2018-2019 School Year will kick off in less than two-weeks for children attending schools within Montgomery County Public Schools system. In the video below, Montgomery County Board of Education President, Michael Durso, discusses the School Board’s priorities for the upcoming school year:      

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August 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Melania Trump Visits Rockville to Speak Out Against Cyberbullying

First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, was joined by Google, Facebook and Twitter executives in Rockville early Monday to speak out against cyberbullying. “In today’s global society, social media is a part of our children’s daily lives,” she said. “It can be used in many positive ways, but can also be destructive and […]

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August 19, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s August Small Business Network: A Conversation with Commerce Secretary Mike Gill

Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill is the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s August Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place August 23 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online, here. The series of monthly morning sessions […]

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August 18, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Charity Changes Name in Wake of Cardinal’s Resignation

The controversy surrounding a high-ranking official in the Catholic church has led to a Montgomery County charity to change its name. The Cardinal McCarrick Center in Wheaton has changed its name to the Catholic Charities Center because of the controversy surrounding its namesake. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick resigned on Saturday, July 28, after allegations surfaced he […]

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