MCPD Officer: Police Morale at Lowest Point in Decades

Lee Holland, corporation vice president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35, has been a Montgomery County Police officer for 13 years and most recently served in the Germantown area. Holland took time to reflect on the recent...

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Six Murder Suspects Here Illegally, According to ICE

The six men arrested by Montgomery County Police in connection with the May 26 homicide of 29-year-old Francisco Anton Medrano-Campos are all in this country illegally, according to Kate Pote, public affairs specialist with ICE....

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MoCo’s Most Famous: Olympian Dominique Dawes Opens New Gymnastics Academy

Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes is known by many as a three-time Olympic gymnast and a gold medal winner. But this week Dawes is doing something she considers much more significant – opening the Dominique Dawes...

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Photos: Edwards Ferry at Lock 25 of the C&O Canal

Montgomery County is home to so many places with great historic significance. The Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal was built to connect the urban markets of Washington, D.C. and the resources of the Ohio Valley. The 184.5 mile...

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Montgomery County Malls Preparing to Welcome Back Shoppers

Malls are now allowed to open as Montgomery County enters Phase 2 of the coronavirus reopening plan. Some malls, such as the Clarksburg Outlets and the Lakeforest mall are already open, while others are planning on reopening this...

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Montgomery Parks is Expanding Boat Rental Hours

Montgomery Parks announced that boating facilities are expanding their schedules this week. Have more fun on our lakes! Our boating facilities are expanding their schedules this week. Black Hill Boats will be open Tuesday to...

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July 8, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Police Will Resume Monthly Vehicle Auctions

The Montgomery County Department of Police Vehicle Recovery Section will resume its monthly auctions to sell abandoned and seized vehicles beginning July 18.  https://t.co/KpzWnoWdaP — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) July 7, 2020 The auction will take place at 305 Metropolitan Grove Road Gaithersburg. Gates open at 7 a.m., and the auction begins at […]

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July 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

First Day Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations Fall Below 400, Montgomery Testing Positivity Rate at 5.15%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 15,400 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 68 from the 15,332 cases reported Tuesday. 714 county residents have died from COVID-19 since the first case in March. More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any […]

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July 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPD Officer: Police Morale at Lowest Point in Decades

Lee Holland, corporation vice president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35, has been a Montgomery County Police officer for 13 years and most recently served in the Germantown area. Holland took time to reflect on the recent death of George Floyd Jr. after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for almost nine […]

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July 8, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘It’s just the beginning.’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Council President Nancy Navarro shared this experience with MCM. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. All are invited to share, regardless of race or […]

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July 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID-19 Testing: Free coronavirus testing with no referral requirement will be available from 2-6 p.m. in Chevy Chase. You must register in order to get an appointment. TOMORROW: Free COVID-19 testing with no referral required in Friendship Heights. Thank you […]

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July 7, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPD Offering Food Donation Drop-off With Extended Hours Tuesday

Montgomery County Police Department will be accepting food donations for people and pets Tuesday, July 7 from 1 to 7 p.m. County residents can drop-off their donations at Montgomery Blair High School, which is located 51 University Boulevard in East Silver Spring. Time has been extended for people to drop off their goods. Instead of […]

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July 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland and Montgomery COVID-19 Positivity Rates Remain Below 6% as Cases Climb

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 15,332 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 169 from the 15,163 cases reported Monday. 714 county residents have died from COVID-19 since the first case in March. More Montgomery County residents have died due to COVID-19 than any […]

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July 7, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘Because I Fit a Mold’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Craig Rice shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity. […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 7, and today is National Strawberry Sundae Day. Because scattered thunderstorms are expected later in the day, this is something sweeter that we can look forward to. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. […]

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July 6, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Public Libraries Begin New ‘Holds to Go’ Service

Despite COVID-19 forcing libraries across the county to close, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) began its new contact free pick-up service Monday at all library locations except for Noyes and Long Branch.  We are THRILLED to announce the launch of MCPL Holds to Go!, our appointment-based contactless holds service! Starting Monday, July 6th, schedule an […]

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