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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Caps Star Carlson Greets Fans at Olney Giant

Washington Capitals star defenseman John Carlson visited fans at the Giant Food in Olney on Wednesday to sign autographs and take photos. Carlson, 30, is a native of Natick, Mass. but lives in Montgomery County. He’s in his 11th season with the Caps, and is in the midst of a career year with 70 points […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in Maryland, with 11 located in Montgomery County. Residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent […]

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December 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Light rain is expected today, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Fatality: A 9-year-old girl was struck and killed yesterday after getting off her school bus in Bethesda. 2. Police Officer Trial Update:  Officer Kevin Moris was […]

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December 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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September 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Brighton Dam Road at Bordly Drive Temporarily Closed Monday Evening

Police tweeted Monday evening that Brighton Dam Road at Bordly Drive in Brookville will be closed for at least four hours “due to overturned vehicle with wires down.” It’s unclear whether anyone has been injured in the collision. Brighton Dam Road @ Bordly Drive will closed for at least 4 hours due to wires down […]

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September 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Village Fire Displaces Two Families, Injures Firefighter

Several people were injured Tuesday morning in a 2 a.m. fire at two houses in the Olney Village neighborhood in the Brookeville area. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, said 70 firefighters were on scene responding to the emergency, and one of the firefighters has nonlife-threatening injuries. The firefighter is […]

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June 27, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Explore County History, Culture and Beauty During Annual Heritage Days

Montgomery County’s history comes alive as Heritage Montgomery holds their annual “Heritage Days” this weekend to educate the public about the historic landmarks throughout the County. The annual two-day event held the last weekend of June gives visitors the opportunity to discover more than 40 different sites representing the history, culture, and natural beauty of […]

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May 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Tale of the Missing Peacock Found in Brookeville

A missing peacock was found in a Brookeville neighborhood on Wednesday. Stacey Cyphers of Brookeville said she found the peacock in her backyard in the afternoon and — worried about reports of a peacock getting killed by a car on New Hampshire Avenue on Monday — she and her son Collin waited with the peacock […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Recognized For Confronting Brookeville Gunman

Three police officers were honored for their efforts to save a woman whose husband was trying to kill her in Brookeville. The incident happened on May 7, 2018. Officers Beverly LaFleur, Cecil Williams, and Cody Hobbs responded to a 911 call about domestic violence. MCM reported last year that police said Christopher Wilson Snyder had […]

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March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board agenda items include a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the Westwood Shopping Center, among many other items. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Student Protests: Students from the region are planning to walkout of school and march from the White […]

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