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February 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

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 determine the most popular titles in January. For the month of January, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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January 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Takoma Park Officials ‘Stunned’ to Learn Hospital’s Plan to Reduce Health Facilities

When the Maryland Health Care Commission ruled in favor of Washington Adventist Hospital’s request to move from Takoma Park in 2015,  Washington Adventist Hospital President Erik Wangsness told city leaders that the hospital would still provide key health services on the Takoma Park campus. “When the acute hospital services relocate to White Oak in 2019, we will […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

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 determine the most popular titles in December. For the month of December, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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December 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

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 November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Squad Struggles by Jake […]

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November 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Public’s Help in Pedestrian Death in White Oak

Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in finding the driver or owner of a car involved in a fatal pedestrian crash in White Oak on Thursday, Nov. 9, crash in White Oak. The car — gray- or silver-colored sedan — was traveling southbound on Columbia Pike (U.S. 29) near Hillwood Drive about 6:30 […]

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November 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCDOT’s Preliminary Station Design for Bus Rapid Transit Along US 29

Montgomery County is adding Bus Rapid Transit service (BRT) to three congested traffic corridors, including MD Route 355, U.S. Route 29 and MD Route 586 or Veirs Mill Road. The goals of the BRT include improving transit, easing traffic congestion and spurring economic growth. The BRT will function as a faster travelling option with limited […]

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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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