Burtonsville

June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Blake Freshman Sings His Way Through First Round of America’s Got Talent

The second day of auditions for the 15th season of America’s Got Talent aired Wednesday night, during which Blake High School freshman Kelvin Dukes wowed with his singing voice. The 14-year-old Burtonsville native was met with a standing ovation for his rendition of Aretha Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way.” He received four “yes”es which moved him […]

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April 21, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Police Investigate Series of Shootings in Burtonsville

Montgomery County’s Department of Police (MCPD)  is investigating a series of shootings in Burtonsville that do not appear to be at random, according to a statement from MCPD. The shootings that occurred are listed below: On April 8 at about 7:55 p.m. officers received calls and responded to reports for the sound of shots fired […]

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March 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Burtonsville Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many Burtonsville restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Burtonsville area is the new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. Montgomery Community Media’s Carolyn […]

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March 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Alimentos Gratis en 20 Locaciones

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionan alimentos gratuitos a todos los niños en edad escolar (18 años y menores) en 20 locaciones, a partir del lunes 16 de marzo. Las comidas estarán disponibles de 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. Los niños de hasta 18 años pueden visitar cualquiera de las 20 locaciones […]

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March 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Schools Provide Emergency Meals at 20 Sites

Montgomery County Public Schools will be providing free meals to all school-aged children (18 years and younger) at 20 locations starting Monday, March 16. The meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children up to 18 years old may come to any of the 20 locations Monday through Friday for a nutritious […]

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March 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

Remember to Check Your Clocks Daylight saving time starts Sunday morning, March 8 at 2 a.m. Remember to check your clocks and set them ahead by one hour before going to sleep Saturday night. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when daylight saving time begins or ends. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

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March 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registrations and election worker recruitment drives March 7 through March 28 at local public libraries: Saturday, March 7 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Damascus, 9701 Main Street, Damascus Gaithersburg, 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg Silver Spring, 900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring Saturday, March 14 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Bethesda […]

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March 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Recuerde Adelantar el Reloj el Domingo

Recuerde Cambiar la Hora de su Reloj El horario de verano comienza el domingo por la mañana, 8 de marzo a las 2 a.m. Recuerde revisar sus relojes y adelantarlos una hora antes de irse a dormir el sábado por la noche. Muchos dispositivos electrónicos se ajustan automáticamente cuando comienza o termina el horario de […]

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February 19, 2020 | Grace Mottley

WMATA Proposes Eliminating Seven Montgomery Bus Routes

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s proposed budget for the fiscal year 2021 completely eliminates seven Metro Bus routes within Montgomery County.  Montgomery County officials, including Sidney Katz, President of the County Council, as well as state senators and delegates, have signed a letter calling for WMATA to reconsider its budget plan.  The proposal eliminates lines […]

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February 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 7 in Montgomery County

Expect rain in the morning. A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. today. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 7. 1. Coffee With a Cop: Montgomery County Police officers from the Silver Spring district station are meeting with residents from 9 until 11 a.m. at the Bump ‘n […]

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