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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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February 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Recovering From Storm Damage

Officials with Warrior Canine Connection say there is significant structural damage after a tornado touched down near their headquarters in Boyds on Friday morning. Warrior Canine Connection is an organization that helps wounded veterans heal thanks to specially trained service dogs. Although no people or animals were harmed, officials say estimated costs for repairs are […]

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February 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Video Shows Roof Being Blowing Off in Boyds During Friday Tornado

Maryland was hit with an unheard of five tornados on Friday according to the National Weather Service. Since 1950, a grand total of four tornados had hit the state in the month of February. Two of the five tornados hit Montgomery County: one in Dickerson and one in Germantown/Boyds area. The latter hit the Warrior […]

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February 4, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Montgomery County Council to Commemorate Black History Month February 11

The Montgomery County Council plans to hold a special program Tuesday, February 11 at 9:30 am to commemorate Black History Month. The program will include a video segment that spotlights historic African American communities in Montgomery County such as Emory Grove in Gaithersburg, Scotland in Potomac and White Ground in Boyds. The video features members of […]

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January 6, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 6. Sunny today, but tomorrow’s forecast includes snow. 1. Opposing Anti-Semitism: The American Jewish Committee has declared today #JewishAndProud Day in a worldwide demonstration of Jewish pride in the face of recent attacks against Jews. For more information, click here. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s […]

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January 2, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 2 in Montgomery County

Welcome to the first Five Things of a new decade! Partly cloudy today with rain likely Friday. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 2. 1. School’s Back in Session: Sorry kids, winter break is over. 2. Spanish Circle Time: The Takoma Park Library hosts a Spanish Circle for babies, toddlers […]

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December 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 23 in Montgomery County

Precipitation to start the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 16. 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public Schools begins its winter break. 2. For the Rest-of-us: A special holiday is celebrated today: Festivus! Started in 1966, the holiday won widespread appeal as a counter to Christmas commercialism after it was the […]

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