Articles by Michelle Queen

August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Potomac is Next Up on Jawando’s Library Listening Tour

Councilmember Will Jawando to Visit Potomac Library Thursday, August 29 Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando continues his library listening tour August 29 at 7 p.m. at the Potomac Library located at 10101 Glenolden Drive. Jawando serves as the library lead on the County Council’s Education and Culture committee. He is visiting all 21 library branches […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Strong Storms Displace Two Families

Lightning strikes cause at least two house fires Thursday evening Strong storms passed through Montgomery County Thursday evening, resulting in numerous collisions, a motorcycle crash, wires down, and two house fires, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) spokesman Pete Piringer. Thursday about 7:45 p.m. MCFRS responded to a report of a house fire […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: Back-to-School: Police Captain Tom Didone provides tips for drivers to keep our students safe. County Executive Marc Elrich will host an online chat with county residents Monday, August 26. Councilmembers Sidney Katz and Andrew […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 23 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday and cooler temperatures! Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 23. 1. Small Business Marketing Plan Workshop: The Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will hold a session to guide startups through the process to develop a marketing strategy. Workshop […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Seeks Nominations for Good Neighbor Awards

Rockville is looking to recognize a few good neighbors. The City’s annual Good Neighbor Award recognizes adults or youth who work to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods through good deeds or community service, often without seeking or receiving recognition for their service. Consider nominating family members, friends or neighbors who have performed […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Gaithersburg

Maryland Lottery officials are looking for the player who won the Multi-Match $775,000 jackpot for Monday night’s drawing. This is the fifth Multi-Match jackpot hit of the year, and the winner can choose between the $775,000 annuity or an estimated $450,000 cash option (before taxes). The winning ticket with the numbers 18, 24, 34, 35, […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 22-25

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 22 – 25. One Act and More:  The Upcounty Theatre Company performs their first-ever One Act Plays festival featuring five plays, The Box, Trifles, Little Sal and Maria, Little Sal and Maria Scare Momma, and Cusumano.  Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24 at 8 […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Every MCPS School Bus To Be Equipped With Camera System

Montgomery County’s school bus camera program began as a pilot in 2014 and then was implemented in October 2016. Since that time, more than 100,000 citations have been issued. When the new school year starts on September 3, all Montgomery County School Buses (MCPS) will be outfitted with a camera system. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports: […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Man Arrested for Attempted Rape and Murder

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Silver Spring man with rape and attempted murder. According to police, 26-year-old Kevin Mendoza allegedly raped a woman outside an apartment building in the 8500 block of 16th Street in Silver Spring on Friday at approximately 11:55 p.m. The victim was carrying items from her car to […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Heat Continues Tuesday as County Issues Hyperthermia Alert

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m. The County issues an alert when forecasted temperatures, and/or heat index, is at least 95 degrees or higher. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. […]

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