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April 22, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Environmental Outdoor Art Exhibition Hosted at Brookside Gardens

Montgomery Parks is hosting an environmental outdoor art exhibition at Brookside Gardens to shine a light on the impact consumption habits have on the natural environment. The exhibit was created by UpRooted Dance, and it features hundreds of plastic containers and bottles. The project was put in place to help bring awareness to the huge […]

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April 22, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Today is Earth Day. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. This 49-year-old tradition allows us to appreciate the environment in which we live. With climate change looming around us, we found some ways you can help reduce our county’s carbon footprint and celebrate Earth Day. Calculate your carbon footprint. Figure out […]

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April 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Fourth Measles Case Confirmed in Maryland

Measles Outbreak is Localized to Zip Codes 21208, 21209 and 21215 The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed Friday that a fourth person in Maryland contracted measles this month. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) defines three or more linked cases of measles as an outbreak. Health officials believe the latest case is […]

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April 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Woman Dragged Into Wooded Area and Sexually Assaulted in Montgomery Village

Montgomery County Police are investigating a rape that allegedly occurred over the weekend. According to a press release, the victim was attacked after getting off a Ride-On bus in the area of the 19000 block of Watkins Mill Road in Montgomery Village on Saturday shortly after 10:00 pm. The witness noticed an unknown male was […]

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April 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery Community Media is Expanding

Montgomery Community Media will be opening a new Silver Spring Studio and classroom very soon. MCM’s headquarters is located in Rockville, and officials will celebrate the opening of a second location in downtown Silver Spring. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the new Silver Spring Media Lab on Wednesday, April 24. Watch this video […]

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April 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly Exhibit Back in Full Swing

The Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit is back in full swing at Brookside Gardens, and residents are enjoying it. Visitors were able to get insight about metamorphosis, the important role butterflies play in healthy ecosystems, and how to ensure these beautiful insects thrive in our own gardens. Watch the video for more […]

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Find Out if Your Car Seat Has Been Recalled

Car seat manufacturers must occasionally issue recalls in order to better protect your baby when they realize that something about the car seat is faulty. Fortunately, officials say car seat recalls are not very common. After purchasing a car seat, officials say you should register it with the manufacturer in order to receive the fastest […]

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April 16, 2019 | Sam Merrill

One Hospitalized After Car Crashes into Tree

A car crashed into a tree on Forest Brook Road in Germantown at about 12:50 p.m. today, leaving one person in the hospital. It is still unclear what caused the single-car collision. Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) arrived at the scene soon after the crash, where the patient was pinned and suffering from […]

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April 16, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Charges Dropped Against Kellyanne Conway’s Alleged Assaulter

Prosecutors dropped all charges yesterday against the woman accused of assaulting White House counselor Kellyanne Conway at a Bethesda restaurant. The trial for Mary Elizabeth Inabinett of Chevy Chase was scheduled to begin yesterday, but the second-degree assault and disorderly conduct charges were dropped before court proceedings could begin. Inabinett, 63, approached Conway while she […]

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April 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Volunteers Who Helped Taxpayers Recognized on Deadline Day

Today marks the tax season filling deadline, and volunteers who helped Montgomery County taxpayers were recognized for all their hard work.   County councilmembers joined philanthropic partners to recognize the impact of Community Action’s VITA volunteers for helping to deliver free tax help through the IRS’ Volunteer Tax Assistance Program. The VITA program serves Montgomery […]

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