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June 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Recreation to Extend Hours at Five Community Centers

Beginning July 5, Montgomery County Recreation is extending its Friday and Saturday hours to 11:00 pm at five community recreation centers. The centers are: East County, Good Hope, Long Branch, Plum Gar and White Oak. The extended hours will allow the community to continue gathering in safe places while enjoying the programs and activities that […]

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June 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Bill Introduced to Help Improve Tenants’ Health and Safety

Councilmember Will Jawando recently introduced a Bill that would require landlords to make a relocation payment if rental housing is condemned as unfit for human habitation. Bill 18-19, Landlord Tenant Relations-Relocation Expenses, would also give tenants the right of first refusal to re-occupy housing after repairs are made. The goal of this bill officials say […]

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June 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Van Crashes Into Gaithersburg Gas Station

Four people are being evaluated by EMS after a minivan crashed into a BP gas station located on the 19000 block of Woodfield Road in Gaithersburg. According to officials, the minivan struck a pedestrian before hitting the building. Although all patrons inside the gas station were unharmed, a building inspector has confirmed that there is […]

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June 18, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

At Taco Bell, Taco Tuesday Means Free

Happy Taco Tuesday! Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Tacos are free Tuesday, June 18, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Customers can go to any Taco Bell to receive their free taco. The offer is a part of Taco Bell’s “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion. The promotion was set to run after the first […]

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June 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Man Sentenced for Fiery Death of Worker Hired to Build Tunnel Beneath His Bethesda Home

28-year-old Daniel Beckwitt has been sentenced to nine years behind bars for the 2017 fiery death of 21-year-old Askia Khafra; who Beckwitt hired to dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker underneath his Bethesda home.   While the defense argued that the incident was an accident due to a hoarded home, prosecutors say Beckwitt missed multiple […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know About Flag Day

Flag Day is celebrated in the U.S. on June 14. Here are some things to know about Flag Day. 1. What is the significance of June 14? June 14, 1777 is the day the Second Continental Congress passed the resolution to establish the American flag. 2. When was Flag Day officially established? President Woodrow Wilson […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Leadership Montgomery Honors Community Leaders

Leadership Montgomery honored its three graduating classes at the Celebration of Leadership event Thursday evening in Rockville. In addition to Senior Leaders, Emerging Leaders, and Core (Connecting Our Region’s Execs), special awards were presented to president and CEO of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Nicky Goren and Nonprofit Village Executive Director Kim Jones. […]

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June 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Robert White’s Life Remembered at Vigil in Silver Spring

Family, friends, and the local community gathered to remember Robert L. White – whose life they say was tragically taken too soon. The June 2018 shooting happened on Three Oaks Drive in Silver Spring involving Montgomery County Police Officer Anand Badgujar and Robert White. A vigil marked the anniversary of his death at the exact […]

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June 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Traffic Delays Likely on Memorial Service Route for Police Officer Kyle Olinger

The Montgomery County Police said traffic delays should be expected from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 during the memorial service for Police Officer Kyle Olinger. A funeral procession, which includes motor officers and marked police cruisers, will escort Officer Olinger’s ashes from the Rockville Town Square beginning at 10 a.m. The procession will […]

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June 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Kicks Off Pride Month With Flag Raising

Monday marked a celebration of the Pride Month kickoff in Montgomery County! Please watch the video for more details. Hosted by County Councilmember Evan Glass and County Executive Marc Elrich, the goal officials say is to show that Montgomery County is a place that respects everyone.

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