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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 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Report Elevated Levels of Algae Toxin at Lake Needwood

Pet Owners are Urged to Keep Dogs Out of the Lake Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank at Rock Creek Regional Park. That’s because testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green […]

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August 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Rayo Provoca Incendio en una Vivienda en Derwood

Varias personas han sido desplazadas después de que las autoridades confirmaron que un rayo cayó sobre el techo de una casa en Derwood, el domingo alrededor de las 2:45 a.m. El Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery, dijo que se necesitaron alrededor de 75 bomberos para apagar rápidamente el incendio, provocado por […]

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August 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Lightning Strike Causes Fire at Derwood Townhouse

Several people have been displaced after officials say lightning struck the roof of a townhouse in Derwood on Sunday around 2:45 a.m. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services say it took about 75 firefighters to quickly put out the blaze on the 7700 block of Epsilon Drive. Officials added that at least two families had […]

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July 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Food Recovery and Community Impact: Montgomery Parks speaker series about food continues tonight on the topic of food recovery. Cheryl Kollin talks about food recovery as a way to alleviate hunger in the county and decrease food waste at […]

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July 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 19 in Montgomery County

Update: The rabies clinic on July 21st is canceled due to the extremely high temperatures in the forecast. Today is Friday, July 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Dangerous Weather Continues: The temperatures are expected to hit triple digits today through Sunday evening. The National Weather Service issued a […]

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July 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Man Gets 10 Years for Robbing Derwood Bank

A 28-year-old Rockville man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a bank robbery in January, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Greenbelt. U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte on Monday also sentenced Jerail Melik Netcliff to five years of supervised release. According to his guilty plea, Netcliff robbed a […]

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July 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County Includes Bethesda and Silver Spring

UPDATE 10:22 a.m.: The National Weather Service has expanded the flash flood warning to include Silver Spring and Bethesda.  The warning now extends until 1:45 p.m. for Montgomery County. According to the warning, widespread flash flooding has been reported in the county. Three to six inches of rain fell in the I-20 corridor and surrounding […]

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June 27, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Explore County History, Culture and Beauty During Annual Heritage Days

Montgomery County’s history comes alive as Heritage Montgomery holds their annual “Heritage Days” this weekend to educate the public about the historic landmarks throughout the County. The annual two-day event held the last weekend of June gives visitors the opportunity to discover more than 40 different sites representing the history, culture, and natural beauty of […]

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