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November 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Cooler temperatures today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Nov. 8. 1. Manufacturing Business Networking Forum: Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz will attend this outreach and networking forum today in Rockville. The event is designed to connect local manufacturing companies in Montgomery County with manufacturing executives […]

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October 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Oct. 26

Montgomery County residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, a day set aside as the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring in medications containing controlled substances but will accept any medications brought for disposal. All sites will take pills […]

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October 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Frost Expected Thursday for Parts of Montgomery County, Cover Your Plants

Cover your plants, it’s getting colder. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins today at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Thursday for Northwest Montgomery County and surrounding areas. The advisory includes Germantown and Damascus. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that frost is expected and sensitive […]

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October 4, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

FedEx Truck Hits Damascus Home

A FedEx delivery truck hit a single family home in Damascus Thursday afternoon. The driver of the truck, who is presumed to have swerved to avoid a deer, was ejected from the vehicle due to the impact from the collision. The driver was transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. There was some structural damage […]

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September 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police: Missing Damascus Girl, 15, Found Safe, Unharmed

Update, Sept. 30: Amirah Jane Henderson has been located safe and unharmed. Original post: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police- Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking the public for help in finding a missing Damascus area juvenile. Amirah Jane Henderson, 15, of Tralee Terrace, was last seen leaving her home on foot […]

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September 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September. 2: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County Alcohol Beverage Services – all ABS stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – Aquatics programs and facilities open.  […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative whose goal is to find animals good homes. The event will take place on Aug. 17 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and will […]

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August 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Ofrece Capacitación para Tratar las Sobredosis de Opioides

El Condado de Montgomery está ofreciendo capacitación gratuita sobre el medicamento recetado Naloxona que revierte los efectos de una sobredosis de opioides. Los residentes del condado que requieran de esta capacitación pueden registrarse para asistir a una sesión gratuita. La sesión de capacitación se ofrecerá: Martes 27 de agosto de 6 a 7:30 p.m. Departamento […]

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August 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Training on Administering Medication to Treat Opioid Overdoses

Montgomery County is offering free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction can register to attend a free training session. The training session will be offered: Tuesday, August 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Department of […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:45 p.m. for  portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Great Falls, Wheaton-Glenmont, and Wheaton. This storm may have wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and […]

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