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August 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Expect Full Traffic Stops on I-270 Wednesday Night

Beginning at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, the State Highway Administration will assist Verizon with short-term total stoppages on both directions of I-270 near MD 109 (Old Hundred Road) in northern Montgomery County. The stoppages are necessary for the company to string overhead wires as a result of recent storm damage. The brief total closures will be […]

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August 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Night Out: The Montgomery County Police Department is celebrating the 36th anniversary of National Night Out today throughout the community. The campaign is intended to encourage positive relationships between neighborhoods and police officers. Check out where to celebrate: Montgomery […]

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August 2, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery Police Celebrate 36th Anniversary of National Night Out

Join the Montgomery County Police Department in celebrating the 36th anniversary of the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. There will be events throughout the county. FIRST POLICE DISTRICT: Community Events: David Scull Community Center/Park at 1201 First St.; 5 p.m. to 8 […]

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August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Monday Afternoon

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Monday from noon to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Open County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation and senior centers, […]

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August 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Monday: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meets starting at 7:30 p.m. One of the items on the agenda is discussion of a proposed pedestrian bridge at Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard. 2. The Heat is On: It’s […]

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July 19, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Safeway Giving Out Free LED Light Bulbs in Exchange for Old Bulbs

Montgomery County residents have the chance to save money and energy this summer by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs for free LED light bulbs thanks to a program implemented by Safeway. Participants can bring as many bulbs as they have available to receive a maximum of three LED bulbs for […]

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August 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Metro Police Make Arrest in Sunday Shooting

Metro Transit Police charged an 18-year-old Seat Pleasant man in connection with Sunday afternoon’s shooting of a 14-year-old aboard a Red Line train near Takoma, police said. Metro officers arrested Jermaine Brown at a motel in Capitol Heights shortly before midnight, according to a Metro Police statement. Brown is charged with a single count of […]

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August 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 4 – August 6 (VIDEO)

Here are some picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Artists and Makers Studios in Rockville present new exhibits. The opening reception, scheduled for August 4 at 6 p.m.,  includes open studios, demonstrations, wine and light refreshments. Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August […]

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November 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff on Friday in Honor of Former Congresswoman

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland flag to be lowered to half on Friday, Nov. 4 in honor of former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley, who died on Aug. 6. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset. The Maryland Port Administration has scheduled a public memorial on Friday to celebrate […]

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