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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 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pollard Says Budget Shows the Value Montgomery College Brings to Community

Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard was in the MyMCMedia studios to talk about how well the college made out in the fiscal 2020 Montgomery County budget. Here’s what she said:

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June 4, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Seek Help Identifying Bethesda Burglar in Video Footage

Montgomery County police detectives have released surveillance footage of a burglary at the Penney Design Group office in Bethesda, asking for viewers to help them identify the burglar. According to the surveillance video, the burglary took place on May 24 at around 4:15 p.m. The man forced entry through a side office at 8120 Woodmont […]

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May 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Panel Discussion on Volunteerism and Community Building Held in Takoma Park

The City of Takoma Park’s Auditorium was the site for a Community Collaboration Conversation on Friday. Elected officials, community leaders, and outreach organizations participated in a panel discussion about local partnerships between government and non- profit organizations, as well as increasing participation in programs to combat poverty.  

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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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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

B-CC High School Seniors Start National Conversation About Masculinity

The Bethesda Chevy Chase female students who were “rated” by their male classmates have started a national conversation about toxic masculinity. Last week, The Washington Post published a profile about the student leaders who are speaking out about how they were affected by the list, which rated 18 girls in B-CC’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. […]

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March 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery at Silver Spring T.J. Maxx

Montgomery County Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on March 5th at the T.J. Maxx store located on Colesville Road in Silver Spring. Police have recently released photos and are asking for help in identifying the suspect. After further investigating, police found that the suspect displayed a hand gun to the cashier and […]

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February 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Poolesville Committee Makes Case for New High School, Services Center

A committee of Poolesville area residents who want a new high school that houses county agencies has put their arguments in writing. A white paper from Fair Access for Western Montgomery County makes the case that the town is in the middle of a “services desert” where residents have long travels for health care. Plus, […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Manna Collects 14 Tons of Food During MLK Drive

Manna Food Center collected 28,542 pounds of food during the MLK Service Weekend Food Drive on Jan. 19 and 20 at participating Giant Food stores in Montgomery County. Food donations increased by 87 percent from the previous year. Jackie DeCarlo, Manna’s chief executive officer, said many people were motivated because of the federal government shutdown. […]

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January 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live Updates From Governor Larry Hogan’s Inauguration

Maryland Public Television is broadcasting Governor Larry Hogan’s Inauguration Ceremony in Annapolis live on Youtube. The inauguration will feature speeches from former County Executive Ike Leggett and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Watch here:

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