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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Tours Life Science Company in Germantown

Gov. Larry Hogan toured Mars Symbioscience in Germantown on Tuesday morning. Mars Symbioscience is a technology-based health and life sciences business that was established in 2005. It’s other business segments include CocoaVia, Mars Sustainable Solutions, Mars Biomedical, and The Mars Center For Cocoa Health Science. Mars Symbioscience informs the practices of these businesses through scientific […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘A Sad Day in Montgomery County’: Woodside Deli, a Silver Spring Institution, Abruptly Closes

After 70 years of serving the Silver Spring community, the Woodside Deli on Georgia Avenue closed its doors for the final time on Sunday. “A sad day for Montgomery County,” Alexa Margolis, manager at the deli, told MCM. “It was definitely a shock.” News of the deli closing was first reported by The MoCo Show. […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

D.C. Man Arrested for Gun Charge After Silver Spring Traffic Stop

A Washington, D.C., man was arrested on a gun charge after a traffic stop in downtown Silver Spring, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Kriss Smith, 26, of the 2600 block of Q Street in Southeast, Washington, D.C., posted a $2,000 bond and was released, according to online court records. About 12:19 a.m. Saturday, […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Prince George’s Delegate Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges

A former Maryland state delegate who was a member of the influential House Appropriations Committee has been charged with federal wire fraud by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Tawanna P. Gaines, 67, of Berwyn, resigned Monday. She joined the House in 2001 when she was appointed to fill a vacancy. She represented District 22 in Prince […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Lines, Pelosi Impeachment Inquiry

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss MCPS boundary lines, and the Pelosi impeachment inquiry. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Release Photo of Man Believed to Have Robbed Two Wheaton Women

Two women were robbed in Wheaton, and police have released a surveillance photo of the man they believe committed both crimes. The first robbery occurred about 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. A 44 year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk in the 10900 block of Amherst Avenue when the culprit approached her from behind. He […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

0-5 Redskins Fire Gruden

The Washington Redskins have fired head coach Jay Gruden. The firing was reported early this morning by national media and the team made it official with a press release shortly thereafter. Source: Washington has fired head coach Jay Gruden. — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) October 7, 2019 The #Redskins have issued the following statement. 🔗: https://t.co/yrT73E2FNO pic.twitter.com/YNjY6FsQUt […]

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October 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.  

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October 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Baltimore Man Faces 10 Charges in Montgomery County Including Drugs, Attempted Carjacking

A Baltimore man faces 10 felonies and misdemeanors in connection with a Rockville drug transaction Tuesday and an early domestic violence case in Germantown, a Montgomery County police statement said. Dante Craven, 28, is being held without bail, according to online court records. Charges include attempted carjacking, theft, resisting arrest, possession of a controlled dangerous […]

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October 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Help Looking for Gaithersburg Girl, 14

Detectives from the Montgomery County police Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing Gaithersburg juvenile. Flor Maria Peguero, 14, of Muddy Branch Road, was last seen about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the area of Lakelands Park Middle School, 1200 Main St. in Gaithersburg. Flores-Diaz is described […]

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