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April 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Attempted Burglary of Gaithersburg Gas Station; Surveillance Video Released

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate an attempted burglary of the BP gas station located on the 19000 block of Woodfield Road in Gaithersburg. Detectives say that on March 19, shortly before 4:00 am, the suspects attempted to force entry into the gas station but were unsuccessful. The suspects fled the area on foot and […]

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April 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Man Dies After Shooting in Boyds; Suspect Still at Large

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Boyds on Tuesday evening. Authorities do not believe this was a random incident. Emergency dispatch received a call for the report of a shooting on the 12000 block of Ethel Rose Way shortly before 7:00 pm. Responding officers found 23-year-old […]

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April 13, 2021 | Staff Writer

‘See Me Montgomery’: Presentación Especial sobre Microagresiones

#SeeMeMontgomery, una colaboración entre Montgomery Community Media y el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, presentan una conversación sobre la equidad racial. El tema de esta edición son las microagresiones. Una microagresión se define como: “Una declaración, acción o incidente considerado como una instancia indirecta, sutil o involuntaria”. Vea nuestra conversación con la concejal Nancy Navarro, […]

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April 12, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland General Assembly Adjourns April 12

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Governor Hogan opens vaccination sites for all Marylanders 16 years and older. ( 1:02 ) A look at what bills will pass in the current General Assembly session. ( 7:13 ) The County Council passed a […]

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April 12, 2021 | Staff Writer

DACA Webinar Offers Important Information, Resources for Students

Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, and CASA invite students and community members to an information session about applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status on Wednesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. The webinar will explain how to obtain DACA and what the process is like for a high school or college […]

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April 7, 2021 | Staff Writer

Two Suspects Die in Takoma Park Shooting Involving Off-Duty Pentagon Police Officer

Two suspects succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained during an incident involving an off-duty Pentagon Protection Force Agency Police Officer. Officers from the Takoma Park Police Department responded to multiple reports of shots fired in a parking lot area of the Takoma Overlook Condominiums early Wednesday morning. When authorities arrived at the condos located on the […]

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April 7, 2021 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates National Public Health Week

Montgomery County is recognizing and honoring local health care heroes during National Public Health Week (NPHW). From April 5 – 11, the county is commemorating NPHW with a series of social media posts based on this year’s theme, Building Bridges to Better Health. The County Council presented a proclamation recognizing NPHW on Tuesday. Vice Pres. […]

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April 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

Council to Discuss Police-Student Incident Shown in Recently Released Body Camera Video  

The Montgomery County Council will hold a discussion Tuesday afternoon regarding Montgomery County Police Department’s (MCPD) response to a 2020 incident — in which body camera footage shows officers screaming at and handcuffing a kindergartner who left his school. The council will hold the discussion at 2:30 p.m. as part of its Tuesday session. MCPD […]

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April 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Fairland

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that happened in Fairland on Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the collision on Greencastle Road at Pitcairn Place shortly around 5:45 pm. During a preliminary investigation, detectives determined that a 2016 Chrysler 200 was traveling east on Greencastle Road near Pitcairn […]

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April 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

Tilden Middle School Building Demolished to Make Way for New Woodward High School

Demolition of the Tilden Middle School, also known as Woodward High School, is expected to be completed by the end of April. The work began in the end of February, according to Shiho Shibasaki, Montgomery County Public School architect, school facilities. The building is being removed to allow for a new facility, which will at […]

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