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June 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

FBI Agent from Gaithersburg Accused of Shooting Metro Passenger Released on Own Recognizance

Eduardo Valdivia, a supervising specialist FBI agent, was released on his own recognizance Tuesday in connection with a shooting on the Red Line Dec. 15 which left a passenger hospitalized with gunshot wounds. Valdivia, 37, of Gaithersburg, is charged with attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, use of a firearm during a felony and […]

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December 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Hogan to Provide an Update on Maryland’s COVID-19 Response Thursday at 5 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide an update on the state’s response to the  COVID-19 surge at 5 p.m. on Thursday. This is Hogan’s second briefing this week, Tuesday he discussed the state’s plan for vaccinations. Watch the briefing below: Hogan’s address will be streamed live Thursday at 5 p.m. on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. I'll […]

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December 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Declares Snow Emergency Ahead of Storm

The City of Rockville has declared a snow emergency for Wednesday requiring all vehicles to be removed from city roads, including neighborhood streets. The emergency takes effect at 9 a.m. In order for city crews to safely and efficiently clear snow from streets, all vehicles should be parked in garages and driveways whenever possible. If […]

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December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Suspends Indoor Dining Effective 5 p.m. Tuesday

The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to suspend indoor dining effective at 5 p.m. Outdoor dining, delivery, drive-thru and takeout will still be allowed, according to County Executive Marc Elrich’s order. The council also approved other measures: limiting retail capacity to one person per 200 square feet; 150 people maximum. Large retail stores that […]

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December 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County COVID-19 Death Toll Nears 1,000; Maryland Surpasses 5,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 341 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 40,062. The number of daily new cases has been above 300 for the twelth consecutive day. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 6.3% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is an […]

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December 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Hogan to Discuss Maryland’s Plan for COVID-19 Vaccinations Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide an update on the state’s plan to distribute the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Hogan’s briefing comes a day after the first Pfizer vaccines were administered in the state Monday. Watch the briefing live below: Hogan’s address will be streamed live Tuesday at 4 p.m. on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Today at […]

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December 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 15. It is the sixth night of Hanukkah, Christmas is 10 days away, and we might be getting snow tomorrow. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Voting on COVID-19 Restrictions: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 1 p.m. and is scheduled to vote […]

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December 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Waives Animal Adoption Fees for Holidays

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is waiving adoption fees this weekend. The  annual event, known as Holiday SOS, is in its fourth year with the goal to find animals good homes. The event will take place from today through Sunday, November 15 at the MCASAC, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood.  […]

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November 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Offers Assistance to Residents During Open Enrollment Period

Open enrollment for people getting their health and dental insurance through Maryland Health Connection (MHC) began Friday, Nov. 1. MHC is Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace. Residents may visit MarylandHealthConnection.gov  online to browse plans, compare coverage and costs, and enroll for coverage that begins Jan. 1, 2020. Enrollment is open until Sunday, Dec. 15, for […]

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December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 14 – Dec. 16

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal shows for this weekend. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the VisArts Handmade Holiday sale on Dec. 15 and […]

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