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April 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

D.C. Man Charged for 19 Commercial Burglaries in Bethesda, Police Say

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives charged a Washington, D.C. man with committing 19 commercial burglaries in downtown Bethesda, 18 of them occurring between January and March, a police press release said. MCPD charged Patrick Stanley Nichols, 56, of Connecticut Avenue in Northwest D.C. for 18 commercial burglaries between Jan. 4 and March 24, police […]

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March 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Cherry Blossoms Bursting: County Artists Showcased in the D.C. Region

Montgomery County artists created five of the 26 cherry blossom statues on display that are scattered throughout the Greater Washington, D.C. area. The National Cherry Blossom Festival has gone virtual for the second year in a row to discourage crowds from heading to the Tidal Basin to view the beautiful pink blossoms. Art in Bloom […]

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February 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Weather Advisory Extended as Wintry Mix Continues 

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended its winter weather advisory for parts of Montgomery County to last until 9 a.m. Tuesday. NWS said additional snow accumulation of up to two inches and ice up to one-tenth of an inch is possible for northwest, central and southeast county, as well as Washington, D.C. and parts of […]

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November 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Charged with Stabbing Two People at 7-Eleven in Silver Spring

A Washington, D.C. man has been charged with two counts of attempted second-degree murder after police say he stabbed two people in Silver Spring. According to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), detectives determined that on Monday night, Wayne Riley, 55, was trying to get into a storage area holding cigarettes at the 7-Eleven at […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled 6 Months in Advance

About seven months ago, the 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. was canceled due to COVID-19. On Tuesday the festival organization announced the cherry blossom parade is canceled for 2021, too. The cancellation comes almost six months ahead of the planned parade date, which was April 10, 2021. The festival is still […]

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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Metrorail Extends Hours for Nats Fans Attending Game 7 Watch Parties

Nationals fans attending the Game 7 watch party at Nationals Park or other locations can take Metro home thanks to support from Pepco. WMATA officials have announced that four stations will remain open Wednesday after the system’s regular 11:30 p.m. closing time to accommodate Nationals fans attending World Series Game 7 watch party events. Four […]

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September 23, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Other Montgomery County Natives Nominated For Emmys

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards saw big wins for HBO shows led by Game of Thrones and for Pheobe Waller-Bridge, creator, writer and star of Amazon’s “Fleabag.” What you might not know is that a few of the nominees attended schools in the area including Montgomery County. The Emmys celebrated the final season of HBO’s […]

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February 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Metro Teams Dominate at Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

Four teams from the Metro Volleyball Club of DC, featuring players from Montgomery County, were among the big winners at the Mizuno Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. The 18, 17, 16 and 15 travel teams from MVC all won their respective divisions. Northwest High School’s Jenaisya […]

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October 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 27 to Honor Pittsburgh Victims

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from Saturday, Oct. 27 to sunset on Oct. 31 in solemn respect for the victims of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 7 in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 7 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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