February 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 26, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Feed the Fridge Launch: Takoma Park is celebrating the launch of Feed the Fridge, an effort to support the hungry and support struggling restaurants,  today at 10:30 a.m. at the Takoma Park Recreation Center. Takoma Park Mayor Kete Stewart, […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 19, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Changes to Trash and Recycling Schedules: County collection schedule slips by a day, so Thursday collections take place on Friday and Friday collections will be on Saturday.   Collections are now scheduled for today for Rockville residents whose usual collection […]

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February 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Missing Boyds Man Located, Silver Alert Canceled

Update:  Hanxiang Si has been located and is being reunited with family.  The Silver Alert has been canceled. Original:  Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Boyds man with dementia. According to a Montgomery County police statement, Hanxiang Si was last seen Thursday at the Germantown Walmart around 10:30 p.m. Si is described […]

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January 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Germantown Artist Hopes His Memorial to COVID Victims Can Stay

A Germantown man’s pyramid memorial to those who died from coronavirus started as a memorial to his brother, who passed away five years ago from lung cancer. Then he created a memorial to COVID-19 victims at Black Hill Regional Park in Boyds. But it may have to come down now as he never requested a […]

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October 29, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Police Charge Juvenile Suspect with Seven Burglaries

Montgomery County Police have charged a 16-year-old male with the burglary of four homes and, additionally, the attempted burglary of three homes in the Boyds area. During the month of October, police began to investigate a number of burglaries that were occurring in Boyds. Police detectives believed that the burglaries were being committed by the […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 2, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Oct. 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts a virtual meeting at 12:30 p.m. Friday on business and economic development amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Kelly Leonard, host for Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network, as well as Katheryn Hoerster, owner and operator […]

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June 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Flood Warning for Northwestern Areas of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for portions of Montgomery County until 8:30 p.m. Friday. The warning includes Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Damascus, Poolesville, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Mount Airy, and Boyds. According to the warning, more than one inch of rain fell Friday with additional rain of one inch expected during […]

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April 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Boyds Resident Uses 3D Printing Machines to Create Protective Equipment

Dan Evans of Boyds decided to put his 3D printing machines to good use during the current health crisis. For the past two weeks he has made several face shields, and other types of personal protective equipment and donated them to people in need throughout the country. Evans says he uses the NIH Print Exchange […]

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April 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Corrections Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An employee at Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a statement from Montgomery County Government. The employee last worked at Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds on March 26. Staff who had been in close contact with the employee have been notified and are quarantined, […]

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March 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Volunteers Help Warrior Canine Connection Clean Up Tornado Damage

Last month’s tornado near the Warrior Canine Connection headquarters in Boyds left a hefty amount of damage. No people or animals were injured but WCC is now facing the daunting task of rebuilding in order to continue providing highly trained service dogs to veterans and wounded warriors. Warrior Canine Connection hosted a Community Clean-up Day […]

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