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May 3, 2019 | Carolyn Raskauskas

Local Avengers: Endgame Fans Try to Avoid Spoilers (NO SPOILERS HERE)

A week and a half since its release, Avengers: Endgame continues to shatter box office records around the world. While millions have flocked to theaters to see the blockbuster, many folks have not had a chance yet to see the latest Marvel movie. The challenge for those people has been avoiding spoilers which – because […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New Clarksburg Public School Named Snowden Farm Elementary

New Elementary School Named After Clarksburg’s Snowden Family Montgomery County Board of Education passed a resolution to name the new elementary school opening in Clarksburg in September 2019 Snowden Farm Elementary School. The school is named after Snowden Farm which was founded in 1845 in Clarksburg by Thomas Snowden, an African American dairy farmer.  The […]

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April 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lightning Strikes Twice: Clarksburg Man Wins Lottery Again

Talk about lucky. A Clarksburg man has won the same lottery game twice in less than two years, according to information posted on the Maryland Lottery website. The man, identifying himself as “Mohamed Hussein” won over $32,000 last year, and this month he won an additional $27,815 playing the Racetrax game. The 63-year-old, who is […]

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April 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Celebrate National Pretzel Day Friday

According to National Day Calendar, April 26 was first declared National Pretzel Day by Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell in 2003 to mark the importance of the pretzel to Pennsylvania’s history and economy. More than 80% of the nation’s pretzels are made in Pennsylvania. Here are four opportunities to enjoy a pretzel with a discount.   […]

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April 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Introduces New English and Math Coursework

Parents Invited to Learn About New Coursework for Middle School Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is in the process of implementing new coursework for English and Math at the elementary and middle school level. The roll out starts in September of 2019 and will take place over a three-year period. The school system reviews its […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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April 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 4 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 4. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Conversation with Councilmember Andrew Friedson: This is an opportunity for residents to share concerns, and discuss important local issues specific to their neighborhood and District 1. This event will be held from 7:30 – 9 p.m. at the Kensington […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 3. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Early Release: It’s the end of the quarter at Montgomery County Public Schools, so students are getting a half day today! 2. Breakfast with a Councilmember: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting an April Breakfast meeting for District 2 area residents. […]

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March 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Damascus Woman Dies in Wreck

A Damascus woman died Thursday morning after a collision on Hawkes Road. A police statement said Nancy Soraya Moreno, 49, of the 10800 block of Sir Barton Circle in Damascus, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  She died her injuries at the hospital, police said. Police said a 2013 Honda Accord was […]

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March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are bringing their education budget meeting to Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 […]

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