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May 6, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, May 6, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine: The Mass Vaccination Site at Montgomery College’s Germantown Campus is offering walk up appointments everyday through Friday, May 7 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Click here to make an appointment instead and avoid long wait times. Don’t miss […]

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May 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, May 5, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 5 and it’s Cinco de Mayo. On this day in 1862, the Mexican Army was victorious over Napoleon III’s French forces at the Battle of Puebla. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency […]

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May 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 4, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. Here’s a full look at the agenda of the meeting. The meeting will be televised on County Cable Montgomery Channels Comcast HD 996 and SD6, RCN HD 1056 […]

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April 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Woman Killed as She Crossed Georgia Avenue

Claire E. Weissmeyeer Grossman, 63, of Silver Spring was pronounced dead at the scene after she was struck by a car as she was crossing northbound Georgia Avenue April 28. Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department, Collision Reconstruction Unit, are investigating the collision that took place at 11:02 p.m. by Rippling Brook Drive in […]

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March 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Officer Who Kneed Suspect in Aspen Hill Cleared of All Charges

Montgomery County Police Officer Kevin Moris, who was sentenced to two years of supervised probation after he kneed a handcuffed man in the head, was cleared of the misdemeanor assault that a jury had handed down. Moris had requested a hearing for the court to reconsider his sentence, which took place March 3 before Judge Nelson […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Hombre de Silver Spring Acusado de Tocar Inapropiadamente a una Menor

Un hombre de Silver Spring fue acusado de un delito sexual por tocar inapropiadamente a una niña de 11 años en una lavandería en Aspen Hill, según un comunicado de prensa de la policía del condado de Montgomery. Julio Portillo-Hernández, de 56 años, fue arrestado y acusado de dos cargos de delito sexual en tercer […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Silver Spring Man Charged with Inappropriately Touching a Minor

A Silver Spring man was charged with a sexual offense for inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl in a laundromat in Aspen Hill, according to a press release from Montgomery County Police.   Julio Portillo-Hernandez, 56, was arrested and charged with two counts of a third-degree sexual offense.   The alledged sexual assault occured on Tuesday, Feb. 16 […]

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February 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Aspen Hill Kmart, White Oak Sears Closing Permanently

It’s the end of an era for two retail stores in the Silver Spring area. The Kmart in Aspen Hill and the Sears in White Oak are closing permanently. Both Sears and Kmart are owned by Transformco. The announcement about Kmart was made on the store’s local Facebook page on Jan. 28: “We were gearing […]

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January 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Free Outdoor Public Wi-Fi Available at 10 Montgomery County Library Branches

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announce free Wi-Fi service is available at 10 library branches throughout the county. The free service is available 24 hours a day in parking lots adjacent to the library buildings. Additional coverage is provided in the grass area behind the Davis branch, in the park from the library to the […]

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December 3, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

Body Found in Aspen Hill; No Foul Play Suspected

Montgomery County Department of Police, Major Crimes Division, have identified the body found in Aspen Hill in a creek along Matthew Henson Trail near Georgia Avenue and Hewitt Avenue. Lawrence Wilson, 52, was discovered at approximately 11:57 a.m. on Wednesday by 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner […]

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