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November 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Church in Gaithersburg Providing Turkeys to Those in Need (VIDEO)

  A Gaithersburg church is handing out free turkeys this evening. The Mercy Seat Chapel, 17604 Washington Grove Lane, plans to hand out 500 turkeys before the holiday is out, Pastor Ola Olarinde said. The church bought the turkeys from Costco, using donations from church’s 350 members, he said.

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September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Shnider Challenging Katz for Seat on County Council

The 28-year-old former political director of a pro-Israel, pro-peace organization is running against Councilmember Sidney Katz for the District 3 seat on the County Council. Ben Shnider, a Democrat, said he was seeking his first attempt at elective office because he was “motivated by the issues he cares about. “In Montgomery County, we offer a […]

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September 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Summer’s Over: It’s the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools. And motorists should remember the fine has increased for passing a stopped school bus. 2. Good Eats in Silver Spring and Takoma Park: It’s restaurant week in Silver […]

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September 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Ready for an Emergency: September is the start of Emergency Preparedness Month. A seminar on personal emergency preparedness runs from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave. 2. Vaccination Clinics: Montgomery County has several immunization […]

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August 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown of five stories and events happening today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Hoggle Case: It’s been almost three years since siblings Sarah (6) and Jacob (5) Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in Sept. of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, is the last known person to have seen them, and […]

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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 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New Progressive Group Endorses Bartlett’s District 39 Run

Bobby Bartlett, a Democrat seeking a District 39 seat in the House of Delegates, has been endorsed by “Run for Something,” an attempt to support the electoral ambitions of progressives, all under the age of 35. He is one of 65 candidates in 18 states, according to an email from the organization. Bartlett on Monday […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: NWS Cancels Flash Flood Watch

UPDATED The National Weather Service has canceled the flash flood watch. 415pm: Flash Flood Watch CANCELLED. Heavy rain threat has ended. — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) August 7, 2017 It’s going to be a rainy Monday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for central and southeast portions of Montgomery County (Bethesda, Gaithersburg, […]

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July 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Images to Identify Four Involved in Beating, Robbery

Germantown District police released surveillance photographs Thursday of the four people believed to have committed an assault and robbery asking for the public’s help in identifying them. About 10:32 p.m. July 19, Germantown District officers responded to the area of the 19700 block of Crystal Rock Drive in Germantown for the report of a robbery […]

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July 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Serious Wreck in Wheaton

The Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a single-vehicle wreck Thursday morning on University Boulevard West at Amherst Avenue, police said in a statement. About 6:54 a.m., Montgomery County police officers from the Wheaton District and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection, police said. The preliminary investigation determined that […]

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