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August 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Man Charged with Residential Burglary, Assault, Attempted Vehicle Break-in

A Virginia man was arrested Sunday and charged with burglarizing a Glenmont home and assaulting the resident inside. According to a police report, at approximately 8:35 a.m., Montgomery County Police officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 2200 block of Greenery Lane. Emergency personnel found a woman inside with head trauma. She was […]

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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chevy Chase Pastor Says Suspect Vandalized Church Grounds, Memorial Garden

Montgomery County detectives released a surveillance video of a suspect believed to have burglarized a church in Chevy Chase. The video shows a shirtless man eating packaged food and drinking bottled water taken from a donation box in the church. According to police, the man broke into Chevy Chase Methodist Church, located at 7001 Connecticut […]

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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Adds Plaque Honoring Shanksville Victims for 9/11 Memorial

It’s been 18 years since the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, killed 2,977 people. For Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD), the tragedy is especially personal because it was one of the fire departments to respond to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon. In 2009, Steven Semler—KVFD’s past president and now life member—was instrumental in beginning […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dog Park Drama: Chevy Chase Village Tries to Settle Canine Conundrum

Chevy Chase Village residents will have a chance to sound off on a controversial dog park located at Brookville Road Park. The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers already held public hearings in May, June, and July, where community members voiced concerns about noise, traffic, and aggressive dogs in the park. During the July 8 […]

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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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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 3, In Montgomery County

1. Bethesda Outdoor’s main pool will remain closed this weekend for repairs, while the lap, teaching, and tot pools will be open. Admission to the facility is $2. 2. Starting tonight, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close two lanes on the outer loop of I-495 from MD 97 (Georgia […]

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May 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Kensington Officials Release Street Paving Schedule

The Town of Kensington’s paving contractor, NZI Construction, is scheduled to begin street resurfacing on June 1st. According to the Town’s website, the following streets will be milled and paved: Concord Street between Plyers Mill Road and Dupont Avenue Farragut Avenue between St. Paul Street and Connecticut Avenue Lexington Court Lexington Street between Dupont Avenue […]

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March 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Man Who Robbed Three Montgomery County Banks (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police have charged Leroy Daley with committing three bank robberies in Chevy Chase and Kensington. The robberies happened on Thursday, March 10. Police say, Daley is also connected with robberies that happened in Prince George’s County. Police have nicknamed the series of robberies “Hashtag String,” and here’s why. Police say that during the first two […]

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March 11, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Officer Who Rescued Driver From Burning Car: “I Was Just Doing My Job” (PHOTO & VIDEOS)

Montgomery County Police Officers Brian Nesbitt and Cody Fields were honored by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce for their heroic effort in rescuing an unconscious driver from a burning car on September 1, 2015. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Officer Fields describes the daring rescue just before receiving the Gold Medal of Valor Award […]

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