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August 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Localiza a Madre de Recién Nacida Abandonada en Zona Boscosa de Silver Spring

La policía ha localizado a la madre de una bebé recién nacida que fue abandonada en una zona boscosa en Silver Spring. La mujer fue ubicada el viernes alrededor de las 5 p.m., según la policía. El reporte policial indica que un hombre caminaba por la acera cerca de la cuadra 10000 de Tenbrook Drive […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Locate Mother of Newborn Found in Silver Spring Woods

Police have located the mother of a newborn infant found abandoned in a wooded area in Silver Spring. The female infant was found Friday at around 5 p.m., police say. According to police, a man was walking on the sidewalk near the 10000 block of Tenbrook Drive when he heard an infant crying. The man […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Memorial Planned for Pedestrian, Bicyclist Killed in July

Bicycle Ride, ‘Ghost Bike Installation’ and Rally Planned for Saturday Morning Two groups have organized a walk and bike ride Saturday in Bethesda to advocate for safer streets on Old Georgetown Road and Tuckerman Lane in Bethesda. The event, “Walk/Ride for Safe Streets for Montgomery County in remembrance of Jennifer DiMauro and Jake Cassell” starts […]

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August 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Ocupa el Tercer Lugar por Educación Temprana de Calidad

El sitio web de finanzas WalletHub clasifica a Maryland como el tercer mejor estado en cuanto a disponibilidad de educación pre-escolar de calidad, en la nación. Según el Instituto Nacional de Investigación de Educación Temprana, los estudiantes inscritos en programas de pre-kinder durante el día completo obtienen mejores resultados en las pruebas de matemáticas y […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

New Study Ranks Maryland Third Best for Early Education

The finance website WalletHub ranks Maryland as the third best state for the availability of quality pre-K education in the nation. According to the National Institute for Early Education Research, students enrolled in full-day pre-K programs do better on math and literacy tests than their peers who attend only partial day preschool. In addition, those […]

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August 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery Parks Inspiring Young Girls to Learn About Nature

Montgomery Parks held their first Nature Girls Camp this week. The girl-centered camp focused on outdoor explorations in things like hiking, fishing, geocaching and boating to inspire the young girls to possibly pursue a career in nature. On Friday, the girls were at Black Hill Visitors Center in Boyds where 14 campers between the ages […]

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August 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

image of Night at the Fair. Bright lights attracted large crowds on the mid-way.

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Begins

The 71st annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair kicked off on Friday and will continue until Aug. 17. The event will be held at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center [501 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg]. Last year more than 200,000 people attended this fair, and officials say they expect the same turnout this year. There will be […]

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August 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence Held in DC

“MOCO Students for Change” were among the many people who attended a Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence at Lafayette Square in Washington DC on Thursday evening. The student led organization stood in solidarity with Dayton, El Paso, Chicago, Gilroy and many more to demand a safer nation. MOCO Students for Change” is participating in […]

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August 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCDOT Has New Convenient Stroller Policy in Place

Montgomery County Department of Transportation will be making it more convenient for Ride On passengers with strollers. Effective immediately, all bus operators on regular Ride On routes will deploy the ramp for this purpose. An MCDOT press release says, as an added convenience, when the priority seating area of the bus is not occupied, passengers […]

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August 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Discutirá Junto a Oficiales de Gaithersburg sobre Nueva Escuela Elemental

Personal de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) asistirá a la reunión del Alcalde y el Concejo de la Ciudad de Gaithersburg, el lunes 12 de agosto, para compartir los comentarios de la comunidad, que han recibido, sobre la posibilidad de construir una nueva escuela primaria en Kelley Park. En agosto de 2017, […]

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