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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gallery B Showcases Works From Art Competition; Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann Wins ‘Best in Show’ (PHOTO)

Paintings from the annual Bethesda Paintings Awards are on exhibit from now through July 1 at Gallery B, Bethesda. A public opening reception will be held Friday, June 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Katherine Tzu-Lin Mann, a painter from the District won $10,000 for the best in show prize during the exhibition’s opening Wednesday. Carolyn […]

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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

U.S. Senators Cardin and Van Hollen on Firing of FBI Director Comey (VIDEO)

On social media, U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are sharing their reaction to the news that President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey. We’re at a dark and dangerous moment in American history. pic.twitter.com/SqsrGaqDh7 — Chris Van Hollen (@ChrisVanHollen) May 10, 2017 If there was ever a doubt that we need […]

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March 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Signs Emergency Bill Creating Regional WMATA Compact

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed emergency legislation creating a compact between Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to create a new safety oversight commission for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The governor was joined by Senate President Mike Miller, House Speaker Mike Busch, and several Montgomery County legislators including, Senator Brian Feldman, Senator […]

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February 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Bobcat Found on Zoo Property (PHOTO & VIDEO)

UPDATED 2.1.17 Officials at the National Zoo report that Ollie the bobcat, who escaped her enclosure earlier this week, has been located on zoo property. She was found near the Zoo’s bird house, and zookeepers are thrilled to have her back. Female bobcat Ollie found on Zoo property. Facebook Live broadcast @ 5pm press con […]

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January 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Find a Missing Germantown Teen (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help in locating a missing Germantown teenager. According to police, 15-year-old Christina Chenet-Edwards has been reported missing by her family. She is described by police as 5′ 6” tall, and weighing 110 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes, police said, and is known to visit […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police and Fire to Help D.C. With Inauguration Safety and Security (VIDEO)

The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump takes place on Jan. 20, and about 100 Montgomery County police officers are assisting the Metropolitan Police Department with security. “The officers that are going down to Washington, D.C. are part of our SERT team, our Special Events Response Team,” said Police Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for the […]

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January 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Slavin Ends His 61-Year Membership at the Woodmont Country Club (VIDEO)

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin, a lifelong member of the Woodmont Country Club, has ended his 61-year membership at the club following a controversy about if President Obama should be invited to join the club. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Slavin sent an open letter to the club’s general manager with news of his decision […]

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January 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Opens Little Bennett Campground and Rockwood Manor for Inauguration Visitors

It may be the off season but Montgomery Parks is opening Little Bennett Campground and Rockwood Manor for visitors coming to Washington, D.C. to take part in events surrounding the Presidential inauguration this month. According to a news release, the parks system is opening 25 electric campsites at Little Bennett Campground, which is located at […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to Chair DSSC for 2018 Cycle

Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen has agreed to serve as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 2018 cycle, according to a news release. “Chris Van Hollen was our first choice for DSCC chairman because of his talents, his work ethic, and his experience,” said Senator Charles Schumer. “He has the confidence of […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Drivers Advised to Look Out for Deer and Bears on Maryland Roads

AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding motorists to be alert for roaming deer as it is mating season. The mating season, also known as rut, typically runs from late Oct. through Nov in the fall, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). But that’s not all. If you are driving in western Maryland, you should […]

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