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August 30, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Mujer Arrestada por Abandonar a Recién Nacida en Silver Spring

Los detectives del condado de Montgomery de la División de Investigaciones Especiales arrestaron a una mujer que dio a luz y abandonó a su bebé recién nacida en un área boscosa en Silver Spring. Los registros de la corte muestran que Leticia Guzmán, de 25 años y residente de Silver Spring, enfrenta cargos por descuidar […]

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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Woman Charged For Abandoning Newborn in Silver Spring

Montgomery County detectives from the Special Investigations Division arrested a woman who gave birth and abandoned her newborn infant in a wooded area in Silver Spring. Court records show that Leticia Guzman, 25, of Silver Spring faces charges for neglecting a minor and reckless endangerment. A passerby located the abandoned newborn in a wooded area […]

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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 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Disaster Loans for July 8 Flood Offered to MoCo Residents and Businesses

The  U.S. Small Business Administration  is making disaster loans available to those affected by the July 8 floods. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is hosting a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to help residents and businesses who may be eligible for financial assistance due to damage from the July 8 flood. […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative whose goal is to find animals good homes. The event will take place on Aug. 17 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and will […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 15-18

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 15 – 18. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair:  This is the county’s 71st agricultural fair and this year’s theme is “Feed Your Senses.”  Fair hours are 10 a.m. to midnight daily through Saturday, August 17 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Returns Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 9 through Aug. 17, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests.  The fair is open from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9 and then is open from 10 […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visits the county to announce a new initiative to combat human trafficking in the state; Executive Ike Leggett talks about the move to install 5G cell antennas throughout the […]

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August 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery Planning leadership changes: Thursday, Planning Director Gwen Wright announced the appointment of two new Deputy Directors, Tanya Stern and Robert Kronenberg. 2. Seventh Grade Immunization Clinics Continue: With less than three weeks until the start of the school year, Montgomery County […]

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August 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Where’d the Sun Go?: It’s not too early to be thinking about Monday’s solar eclipse. Montgomery Parks is planning a party! 2. How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?: And it’s not too early to be thinking about this weekend’s “Clear the […]

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