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September 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

The Search for Takoma Park’s Next Police Chief Begins

The search for the city of Takoma Park’s next police chief has officially begun. As the chief executive of the city’s police department, the candidate must be willing to develop and maintain a “departmental culture that embraces a guardian mindset with transparency and accountability to build trust within the community and department, ” according to […]

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September 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Sept. 20

Montgomery County residents are invited to join Executive Ike Leggett for a virtual town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20. Residents are encouraged to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. According to a county news release, questions and answers will […]

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September 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with school news. County schools began the new school year on Sept. 5 with record enrollment. There are also reports on mass shooter training for Montgomery College students and faculty, improvements to Stringtown Road in Clarksburg, and more. Watch the show in […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with transit news – construction on the Purple Line light-rail project connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton is underway. There are also reports on Montgomery College greeting students as the fall semester begins, the future of early childhood programs in the county, Gaithersburg […]

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August 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown of five stories and events happening today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. PSC Hearing: The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to know what you think of Pepco’s proposed rate hike that would increase the average customer’s bill by $7.37 per month. A public hearing takes place tonight, beginning at 6:30 […]

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August 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Pepco Hearing Scheduled for Wednesday Night

How do you feel about spending $7.37 more a month for electricity? The Public Service Commission wants to know. The PSC is holding a hearing Wednesday night to get citizen input on Pepco’s proposed rate increase, which amounts to a 5.5 percent monthly increase for a typical residential customer. Collectively, rate hike amounts to a […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park to Unveil Solar Streetlights on Sept. 7

In just a few days, the City of Takoma Park will unveil two solar streetlights installed outside of the city’s community center. The City of Takoma Park was selected to participate in a pilot program in a partnership with UNO, a South Korean Business, and the Korean Institute for Civil Engineering and Building Technology. Takoma […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Hope Public Can Help Identify Culprits in Armed Robbery

Montgomery County police are releasing surveillance photos of two men in connection with an Aug. 8 armed robbery at a CVS Pharmacy in Silver Spring in hopes the public can identify the culprits. The robbery occurred about 9:45 p.m. at the drug store, at 9520 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, police said. One man, armed with […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate North Potomac Bicycle Theft (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police have released surveillance video footage of the theft of a bicycle from an open garage in North Potomac in hopes the public can help identify the culprit. The theft occurred Monday, Aug. 14, at a home in the 11400 block of Grey Colt Lane, a police statement said. The homeowner called Rockville […]

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August 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Park Service turns 101 today and entrance to all national parks today are….FREE. Celebrate @NatlParkService‘s 101st bday with free entrance to all national parks tomorrow. RT to spread the word! #FindYourPark #NPS101 pic.twitter.com/oRN6NZjvR8 — US Dept of Interior (@Interior) August […]

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