Government

September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chevy Chase Village Residents Howl After Dog Park Closure

Several Chevy Chase Village residents attended a Board of Managers hearing on Monday, many of whom were hoping to save the dog park area in Brookville Road Park. But the Board of Managers ultimately voted to disestablish the dog park, meaning the fence will come down and there will be no off-leash area for dogs […]

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September 11, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Nuevo Proyecto de Ley Exige Aire Acondicionado para Unidades en Alquiler

Según funcionarios, muchos residentes del condado de Montgomery, que alquilan unidades de vivienda más antiguas y asequibles, no tienen acceso a aire acondicionado constante. Ahora, miembros del Concejo del Condado planean hacer algo al respecto a través de un proyecto de ley que requerirá que los propietarios proporcionen y mantengan el servicio de aire acondicionado […]

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September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wear and Carry Applications Going Online

The Maryland Wear and Carry Permit application for firearms is going digital on Oct. 1, 2019, according to a news release from Maryland State Police on Sept. 10. It will be totally online and paper applications will not be accepted after Sept. 30. In the release, state police said that going online will make applying […]

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September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Wednesday

Montgomery County issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Wednesday from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. The heat index is expected to be at or above 95 degrees, according to the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Heat Plan for a Hyperthermia Alert for Wednesday 9/11/19, from 1 […]

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September 11, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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Hoy, 11 de Septiembre, Las Banderas Ondean a Media Asta

El presidente Donald Trump ordenó que la bandera de los Estados Unidos y la bandera del estado de Maryland ondearan a media asta, el miércoles 11 de septiembre de 2019, desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer. Esto es en memoria a los ataques terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001, y como respeto y memoria […]

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September 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Flags Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist […]

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September 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Council Considers Enhanced Security

Montgomery County Councilmembers are considering a step up in security because of messages they’ve received since several men, who are in the country illegally, have been charged with sex crimes. “I think all of us have received alarming messages over the last couple of weeks that are based on ignorance and unfortunately in some cases […]

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September 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Over a Thousand MCPS Students Still Need Vaccinations; Deadline is Sept. 23

About 1,100 MCPS students in 7th through 12th grades are not compliant with Maryland immunization requirements. All Maryland school students in the 7th through 12th grades must show proof of one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Those students who do not provide proof will be excluded from attending school starting September 23. […]

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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Rally Supporting ICE Set for Friday

A group calling itself the Concerned Citizens Coalition of Montgomery County is holding a rally Friday to support federal immigration agents in downtown Rockville. WMAL’s Larry O’Connor and conservative talk show host Michelle Malkin will host the event. Malkin once lived in Germantown. The rally starts at 11 a.m. in front of the County Council […]

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September 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chevy Chase Village Board Votes to Disestablish Dog Park

The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers voted to disestablish the dog park at Brookville Road Park, making a lot of residents barking mad. It was standing room only at the hearing on Monday. Dozens of Chevy Chase residents showed up to the hearing to testify in support of saving the park (many were wearing […]

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