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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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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Second Annual Regional Job Fair Set for Wednesday in Silver Spring

Looking for a job? Montgomery County will host the Second Annual East County Regional Job Fair on Oct. 17 from 3-7 p.m. in Silver Spring. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are asked to bring many copies of their resume and to dress in business attire. Registration for job seekers is encouraged […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two Northwest High School Students Struck by Car

Two Northwest High School students were struck by a car Monday afternoon crossing Great Seneca Highway at Richter Farm Road, according to a statement from the school’s principal. Principal Jimmy D’Andrea, on a message distributed on Twitter, said emergency responders took the students to a local hospital where they have non-life-threatening injuries. The students were […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Dies After Motorcycle Collides with Car in Ashton

A 56-year-old Ashton man died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with an automobile on Md. 108, a Montgomery County police statement said. Gregory Viccharelli, 56 years old, of Astoria Lane in Ashton was taken to Suburban Hospital where he died from his injuries, police said. The collision occurred about 7 p.m. Saturday, police said. Viccharelli […]

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October 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Manna Food Center Kicks Off Its First Community Food Rescue Week

A recent study by the United States Department of Agriculture found that Americans waste about one pound of food per day. That equals more than 230 pounds per year and Manna Food Center is trying to change that. Manna, one of the largest food bank centers in Montgomery County, has kicked off its inaugural community […]

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October 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM Game of the Week: Churchill Bulldogs at Blake Bengals Highlights

MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Oct. 12 is Churchill at Blake. The Blake Bengals (5-1), coming off a 44-10 win against Northwest will host Churchill Bulldogs (5-1). Kickoff for the game is 6:30 p.m. Here are video highlights from the game. The final score is 39-20, Churchill. Next up for Churchill […]

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October 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Man Sentenced to 70 Years for Stabbing Pregnant Teen

A Silver Spring man responsible for stabbing his pregnant ex-girlfriend was sentenced to 70 years on Friday. Dakota Brothers was just 18 years old when he led his 19-year-old girlfriend behind a wooded area in Kensington on Aug. 31, 2016 in attempt to kill her and the unborn child. According to Montgomery County State’s Attorney […]

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October 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MDOT Officials on Widening I-270: ‘We’re Not Going to Take Your Home’

During a transportation meeting with Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, Maryland Department of Transportation staff, and the community, Secretary Rahn told those in attendance that homes will not be taken from residents as the state looks to widen I-270. Rahn’s response comes amid concerns from county-elected officials on behalf of their constituents. Last year, Gov. […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

School System Unveils New Edison High School

School officials showed off the new Thomas Edison High School of Technology on Wednesday, where students can prepare for careers including culinary, health, information technology, cosmetology, construction and automotive industries. The $119.7 million school in Silver Spring also includes a Junior Achievement financial center that will introduce personal budgeting to seventh-graders. Many of the programs […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Receives Perfect Score for LGBTQ Support

For a second year in a row, the city of Rockville has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Municipal Equality Index. More than 500 cities from across the country, including 10 in Maryland, were rated by the HRC on their commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, […]

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