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August 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

#CityHallSelfie Day Puts Spotlight on Communities

Local gov got some love Wednesday with #CityHallSelfie Day. Rockville, Gaithersburg and Takoma Park got into the act. Gaithersburg even changed the name of its Twitter feed to “#CityHallSelfieBurg, MD.” One of our Council Members was around taking #CityHallSelfie shots and I managed to get my own @MichaelSesma Selfie! (also pictured: proof that "runs on […]

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July 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, July 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Beltway Relief: The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will hold a public workshop to consider improvements along the Capital Beltway and I-270. Tonight’s workshop will be held at Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, located at 6311 Wilson Lane in […]

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July 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy Tuesday: As heavy rain continues through the region, officials are reminding residents that some roads may become flooded and to “turn around, don’t drown.” 2. Peace Day: Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer will join Councilmember Sidney Katz in […]

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July 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, July 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Work: The Montgomery County Council has a busy day of committee work. The Public Safety Committee, meeting at 9:25 a.m., will get an update on crime statistics. The Education Committee, meeting at 1:55 p.m., will hear from the […]

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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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July 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Shoe Drive: The 480 Club is hosting its Third Annual Shoe Drive until Sept. 15.  The shoes will be donated to MCPS students in need. The drop-off location will be held in the Watkins Mill High School Wellness Center, […]

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July 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 19 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Thursday, July 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Talk With Ike: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will have another of his “virtual” town hall meetings from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live […]

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July 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 18 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Wednesday, July 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-495 & I-270 Public Meeting: The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will hold a public workshop tonight for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study.  The study is part of MDOT SHA’s statewide Traffic Relief Plan to reduce congestion […]

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July 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 17 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Speed Bump Regulation: The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on amending a speed hump regulation, approved 21 years ago, that would modify the speed hump eligibility criteria.  Here’s the agenda.  2. Coffee with a Cop: Join Montgomery County police […]

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July 16, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Crime Rate Down in Takoma Park Since 2014, Officials Say

Crime in Takoma Park has gone down significantly since 2014, according to Andrea Artero, senior crime analyst for the Takoma Park Police Department. Total crime is reportedly down by a quarter since 2014. Larceny, the area’s most common crime, went down by almost a third since 2014. There is a direct relationship between certain arrests and the reduced […]

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