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November 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Man Charged in Killing Girlfriend Denied Bail

The man charged with killing his girlfriend was denied bail Wednesday and is being held in the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. Anthony Strong, 50, is accused of killing his girlfriend, Chaunya Michalyn Blackwell, 43, with whom he lived in a White Oak town house on Bradbury Manor Court, Montgomery County […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of October, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Garfield Eats Crow: His […]

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October 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in September

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of September, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Force Oversleeps (Star […]

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October 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Seminary Road Bridge To Get New Beams, Driving Surface

A $6.2 million rehab project will remake the Seminary Road Bridge over the Capital Beltway, according to a Maryland Department of Transportation statement released Thursday. The work is expected to be complete by the end of 2018. Constructed in 1964, the Seminary Road bridge remains safe to cross but it requires the steel beams and the […]

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September 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Officials Launch “Renters Have Rights” Campaign (VIDEO)

There’s a new campaign in Montgomery County aimed for tenants to voice housing concerns. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Montgomery County Councilmembers and the Department of Housing and Community Affairs in Bethesda early Thursday to launch the “Renters Have Rights” initiative. According to Leggett, the goal of this campaign is to inform renters they […]

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September 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of August, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction When Mu Meets Min by […]

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September 1, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

County Recreation Calendar for September

Search all Montgomery County Department of Recreation events, here. September 2-4: Administrative offices, senior centers and community centers are closed in observance of Labor Day. Some Aquatics Centers are open. September 5: Fall White Oak Barbeque White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904 240.777.6944 1 – 3 p.m. Enjoy live music […]

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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 | Staff Writer

Five Arrested for Silver Spring Home Invasion

Five men have been arrested for a Silver Spring home invasion that started on Aug. 1 and continued into the morning of Aug. 2, Montgomery County police said in a statement. One of the five was arrested two days after the home invasion, which occurred in an apartment in the 8800 block of Manchester Road. […]

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August 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Release Surveillance Images from Fairland Robbery

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images from a July 15 armed robbery in hopes the public can help identify the perpetrator. The robbery occurred before 4 p.m. at the MetroPCS store at 13868 Old Columbia Pike, according to a police statement. Silver Spring District officers responded. The detectives’ investigation revealed that a man entered […]

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