Burtonsville

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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December 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 16 in Montgomery County

Precipitation to start the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 16. 1. Highway Rally: A rally has been scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, on the amendments to the multibillion-dollar Beltway and I-270 expansion. Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz and Vice President […]

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December 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 9 in Montgomery County

Rain on Monday and then a cold week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 9. 1. In Court: Kevin Moris, the Montgomery County cop charged with assault because of his handling of a drug suspect, is in Montgomery Circuit Court. He faces charges of second-degree assault and misconduct in office. […]

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December 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

100 Chickens Seized: Silver Spring Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

A Silver Spring man faces 22 counts of animal cruelty charges after Animal Services Division officers seized 100 chickens on his Burtonsville property, a Montgomery County police statement said. Raymond Romig, 59, of Clement Place in Silver Spring, was arrested Monday and was released after posting a $10,000 bond, online court records say. Specifically, Romig […]

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December 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 2 in Montgomery County

Showers this afternoon. And not much rain expected for the rest of the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 2. 1. Recycled Words: Adam Ortiz, director of the county Department of Environmental Protection, will speak at noon at the Montgomery County Planning Department, 8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. His […]

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November 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the 500th episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: County Council approves Racial Equity and Social Justice Legislation. The newly remodeled Marylin Praisner Library reopens. The Department of Environmental Protection launches the “Gift Outside the Box” holiday campaign. The Department of Recreation has […]

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November 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 25 in Montgomery County

Partly cloudy today. And not much rain expected for the rest of the week.. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Nov. 25. 1. Youth Council: Takoma Park’s Youth Council meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Hydrangea Room, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. 2. What to Do About the Electoral […]

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November 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville to Reopen Saturday

Montgomery County Public Libraries announced that it’s reopening its Marilyn J. Praisner branch in Burtonsville on Saturday, Nov. 16. The branch had been closed since April for renovations. County officials say the refreshed library “includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation, information, and self-checkout desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new painting and flooring; replacement of ceiling […]

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