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June 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Say Missing Wheaton Teen Found

Update, Saturday: Montgomery County police say Amen Alemu has been reunited with her family. Original post: A Wheaton 14-year-old girl is missing and Montgomery County police is asking the public’s help in finding her. Amen A. Alemu was last seen by family on June 14 when she left her Shorefield Court home on foot, a […]

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June 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

U.S. Marine Latin Jazz Ensemble Performs at Glen Echo

The U.S. Marine Latin Jazz Ensemble performed at the Glen Echo summer concert on Thursday night. Related Posts Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

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June 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Make Arrest in February Jewelry Store Robbery in Takoma Park

A 23-year-old Silver Spring man is being held without bail in connection with a Feb. 16 armed robbery of a Takoma Park jewelry store, online court records say. According to a Montgomery County police statement, two men entered the Silver Spring Jewelry store on Feb. 16 demanding jewelry and cash. The store is at 1137 […]

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June 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Lottery for Farmer’s Market Checks Takes Place July 5

Montgomery County is offering a limited number of farmers market “checks” worth $30 to low-income seniors. The checks will be distributed by lottery Tuesday, July 9 at 10 a.m.. Montgomery County residents, age 60 years and older, whose income is less than $23,107 (family of one) are eligible to participate in the lottery. The coupons […]

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June 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Kick off July 10

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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June 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Say Kensington Woman Shot, Killed by Her Housemate

A woman was shot and killed in Kensington on Tuesday night, and Montgomery County police said officers have arrested her housemate. The shooting took place around 10 p.m. and took place at 10724 Shaftesbury St. in Kensington, a police statement said. Bethesda police district officers responded, finding the dead woman, a handgun in close proximity […]

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June 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Supporters Come Out for Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party

Dozens of supporters filled Lahinch Tavern and Grill in Potomac Tuesday evening for the Montgomery County Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party. Many wore Trump-Pence t-shirts as organizers went over social media strategy before watching the President on TV officially announce the launch of his 2020 campaign at a rally in Orlando.

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June 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Montgomery County

Montgomery County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening severe weather. More info: Besides Montgomery County, the watch includes Washington, D.C., and Baltimore city; and Anne Arundel, Howard, […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer, through June. The carousel operates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The carousel will be closed […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

MS-13 Member from Gaithersburg Gets 20 Years on Kidnapping Charge

A Gaithersburg man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for conspiracy to kidnap as part of a complex case that involved the murder of a man believed to be a member of a rival gang, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore. U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced […]

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