BCC’s The Tattler Hosts Panel Discussion on the Supreme Court (Video)

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School (BCC) newspaper, The Tattler organized a panel discussion on the Supreme Court featuring high profile experts. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

Two Men Arrested in Silver Spring for License Plate Theft, Drug Possession

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Two Baltimore men were arrested in Silver Spring Wednesday and charged with crimes including license plate theft and possession of crack cocaine and burglary tools.  Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested Mateo Reyes-Vanega, 18, and Manuel Vasquez-Chavarria, 27. According to a police statement an officer was patrolling the Colesville Road/Georgia Avenue area around 2:30 […]

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Hogan Says All School Systems Have Submitted In-Person Learning Plans

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Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that all 24 Maryland jurisdictions have state-approved plans to bring at least some students back into school buildings this fall.  On Aug. 27 Hogan said eight school systems did not include any in-person learning in their fall semester plans, which he said was not acceptable. “It is essential that we […]

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Blog: How to Evaluate if Your Child or Teen is Struggling with School or Virtual Learning

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For those of you who have had your child or teen at home during distance learning, you may have had the opportunity to observe them in school in a way that you never would have gotten to do so otherwise. At the same time, this new insight may make you wonder if your child or […]

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Leggett Steps Out of Retirement to Campaign Against Two Ballot Questions

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Former County Executive Ike Leggett isn’t precisely breaking his pledge to stay out of local politics, he said. Instead, his efforts to get residents to vote against Ballot Questions B and D are due to “the nature of what we are facing in Montgomery County.” Due to the devastating effects of COVID-19 and for the […]

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Expertos en Salud Urgen a los Hispanos Hacerse la Prueba de Covid-19

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Las organizaciones comunitarias del condado de Montgomery que son parte del proyecto “Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar”, impulsado por el Concejo del Condado, con el fin de disminuir y prevenir más casos de Covid-19 entre la población hispana, ofrecen pruebas gratuitas en los vecindarios donde predominan las familias hispanas. La Doctora Anna María Izquierdo, de […]

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Resident on Voting Experience: 'I Felt That My Ballot Was Safe and My Vote Had Been Received.'

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The November 3 election is less than 40 days away, and Maryland voters are starting to get ballots in the mail. The first set of emails to domestic voters who requested a ballot by web were also sent this week, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials says […]

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Ambulance, Several Other Vehicles Involved in Collision in Wheaton

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An ambulance and several other vehicles were involved in a crash in Wheaton on Thursday shortly before 4:00 p.m. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say the Wheaton ambulance unit was en route to a call in Kensington traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue in the area of Arcola Avenue when it collided with another […]

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Montgomery Parks Starts Drive-In Movie Nights

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In a step towards a return to normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Montgomery Parks is starting drive-in movie nights for families across the county. With Montgomery County in phase two of reopening, movie theaters are still closed, with only outdoor performances or films allowed. As such, this program will allow families to watch a movie […]

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Trone Urges State to Use IKEA's Donation to Fund Unemployment Benefits

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Last month, IKEA USA President Javiar Quiñones sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan offering to cover the unemployment benefits the state paid to the company’s furloughed workers when two Maryland stores were closed due to the pandemic, Maryland Matters reported. U.S. Congressman David Trone (D – Md. 6th district) is urging Gov. Larry Hogan […]

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COVID-19 Numbers: 559 New State Cases, 107 in Montgomery County

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Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 107 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,185 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 12 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.35% for positive COVID-19 tests. One new coronavirus-related […]

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