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May 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Searching for Raccoon That Bit Child, Dog in Separate Incidents in Rockville

Updated (5:30 p.m.): The raccoon has not yet been located or captured, Rockville City Police Department Spokesperson Andrea Escher told MyMCM in an email. There remains a high concern that the raccoon is rabid because it bit a child and dog in two separate locations, she said. There were some reported raccoon sightings Tuesday, however […]

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April 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

Council to Discuss Police-Student Incident Shown in Recently Released Body Camera Video  

The Montgomery County Council will hold a discussion Tuesday afternoon regarding Montgomery County Police Department’s (MCPD) response to a 2020 incident — in which body camera footage shows officers screaming at and handcuffing a kindergartner who left his school. The council will hold the discussion at 2:30 p.m. as part of its Tuesday session. MCPD […]

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March 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS School Board Votes to Combine Last Two Reopening Phases 

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Education accelerated the phase-in plan when it comes to in-person learning by combining Phases 2.1 and 2.2.  Now, grades 7 and 10 will phase in by April 19, joining grades 8, 9 and 11. Originally, grades 7 and 10 were scheduled to return by April […]

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November 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Approves County’s Previously-Denied Waiver for Early Childcare Centers

After a second letter from Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon approved the county’s initially-rejected request asking to continue relaxed teacher-child ratios in early childcare facilities. “Since your first correspondence, we have seen Maryland reporting a seven-day positivity rate of 6.82% and a case rate of 30.9 per 100K,” Salmon said […]

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August 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After-School Care Providers Will Continue to Use School Space This Fall

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) begins the school year on Aug. 31 with virtual-only classes for more than 166,000 students.  However, child care providers, who are already registered within the school system, will use MCPS classrooms to provide their services and support students who enroll in the program. Students enrolled in these programs known as […]

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August 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pane of Glass Falls From Bethesda Balcony, Injuring Child

A pane of glass fell from an upper-level apartment balcony above Harris Teeter on Woodmont Avenue and Battery Lane in Bethesda, injuring a child. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, the incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. ICYMI – Woodmont Av & Battery Lane, Bethesda, for unknown reason […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Release Photos of Man Suspected to have Touched Child Inappropriately at Rockville Library

Update, Dec.21, 9:52 a.m.: Montgomery County Police have released photographs of the man suspected to have inappropriately touched a 5-year-old girl at the Rockville Memorial Library on Saturday, Dec. 15. Anyone with information about the man in the photographs should call 240.773.5448. Update: Detectives Investigate Report of Inappropriate Touching of Child at Rockville Memorial Library; […]

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June 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Teen Who Drowned at Maple Lake in Washington Grove on June 17th

UPDATE: Montgomery County police said Thursday afternoon the victim was identified as Kodjo Jean-Claude Ayewou, 14, of Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office completed an autopsy and ruled that the cause and manner of death to be an accidental drowning, police said. Original post: Montgomery County police officers are investigating a possible […]

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Reunite Juvenile Found Near Montgomery Mall With Parents

UPDATED Police report that the child found walking near Montgomery Mall overnight has been reunited with his parents. Update:Parents of boy located/reunited with child. TY! to media for coverage & residents for their help. https://t.co/M1u4UzTmpV — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) June 22, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to identify a […]

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June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Toddler Drowns at Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers have identified the toddler who was pulled out of Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village on Friday evening. Police Captain Paul Starks said 22-month-old Malik Bojang died at a local hospital. An investigator, in the medical examiner’s office, confirms the cause of death was an accidental drowning. “Our hearts go out to […]

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