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September 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Officials Launch “Renters Have Rights” Campaign

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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August 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in July

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 July, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Princeless: Raven The Pirate […]

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August 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Firefighters Battle Hoarder’s Items to Investigate Smoky Basement

Firefighters had to contend with the possessions of a hoarder to fight a fire in Silver Spring on Sunday. A passer-by saw smoke in the home, in the 10000 block of Greenock Road, and called 911, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer said. When firefighters arrived, “they were challenged by a pretty extreme […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Silver Spring Home Invasion

Montgomery County police are looking for three men in connection with a home invasion of a Silver Spring home that started Tuesday night and lasted the night, a police statement said. The men knocked at the front door to the home, in the 8800 block of Manchester Road, about 9 p.m., a victim told police. […]

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July 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Celebrate National Night Out in Montgomery County on Aug. 1 (VIDEO)

Police around Montgomery County are celebrating National Night Out on Aug. 1. “It’s a big showcase for us to get out with the community to let the community see what we do and to interact with them,” said Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Police Department. According to Goodale, NNO events are […]

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