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April 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Handing Out Fliers in Connection with Incidents Involving Teen Girls

Montgomery County police believe the same man who tried to kidnap a girl Friday twice approached a 16-year-old girl a few weeks ago. Police have released a composite image of the man they’re looking for and officers are asking for the public’s help in identifying him. Capt. Paul Starks said Tuesday that officers will be […]

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April 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Information on Attempted Kidnapping in Germantown

Montgomery County police detectives are asking the public’s help regarding an attempted kidnapping in Germantown, according to a police statement. On Friday, April 6, about 7:50 p.m., a 13-year-old girl left her home and walked to the 7-Eleven at 12681 Clopper Road, near Mateny and Clopper roads, police said. After she left, she began walking […]

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January 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Fire and Rescue Crews Rescue Kayaker Stuck on Ice

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services were called in early Tuesday to help a kayaker who was reportedly stuck on ice at Seneca Creek State Park. Pete Piringer, spokesperson for MCFRS, posted about the rescue on Twitter. According to his Tweets, MCFRS swift water crews responded to the 11900 block of Clopper Road in Gaithersburg […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Traffic Light Pole Down at Clopper Road in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

A traffic light pole was knocked down on Tuesday morning in Gaithersburg near the Quince Orchard Plaza. It happened at Clopper Road and Firstfield Road. According to Montgomery County police spokesperson Lucille Baur, a stretch of Clopper Road between Quince Orchard Road and Firstfield Road may be closed all day while repairs are underway. Traffic […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Novavax Announces Plans to Expand in Gaithersburg

Novavax, a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, has announced plans to expand its presence in Montgomery County. The company, which has its headquarters in Gaithersburg, is planning to build out its research, development, and clinical trial support operations. As part of the […]

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April 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Cite Dozens of Drivers in Montgomery County for Distracted Driving (PHOTO)

Did you know that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month? Montgomery County police officers cited dozens of drivers during a directed enforcement earlier today on River Road at Goldsboro Road, and at the entrance ramp from Clopper Road onto southbound I-270 with the assistance of Maryland State Police. At River Road at Goldsboro Road, police […]

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March 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Firefighters Contain Germantown Brush Fire (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services dispatched units to contain a brush fire that burned about three acres at Clopper Road near Cinnamon Drive in Germantown. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire was started by a downed power line. He said three fire trucks and a two “brush” units were operating on […]

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October 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police LocateTwo Missing Men with Special Needs (PHOTOS)

UPDATED 11:26 p.m. Police report that Jeffrey Ratnofsky and Jacob Whetzel have been located safe. Update: Jeffrey Ratnofsky and Jacob Whetzel have been located safe and unharmed in D.C.and returned home. http://t.co/PV0VaqAD1D — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) October 16, 2015 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two […]

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August 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Power Restored in Germantown

UPDATED Over 1,900 Pepco customers in the Germantown area were without power for a couple of hours on Monday afternoon. Pepco Spokesperson Bill Yingling said the cause of the outage was under investigation. At 1:15 pm. he said restoring power to customers as quickly, and as safely as possible, was the company’s first priorities. One […]

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June 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Weather Service Issues Flood Warnings

UPDATED The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood warning for Montgomery County from now until 5:30 p.m. and a flood warning is in effect until 8:15 p.m. for small streams. According to the NWS, heavy rains have saturated the area. Streams may begin to rise out of their banks as the rain continues. […]

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