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January 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Surveillance Video for Beer and Wine Store Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives released surveillance video of the Jan. 2 armed robbery of Midway Beer and Wine in Derwood. They ask for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the video.   On Jan. 2 at about 2:29 p.m., MCPD responded to a report of an armed robbery at the beer […]

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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 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Investigan a Maestro de Magruder por “Conducta Inapropiada” con Estudiante

Según Leroy Evans, director de Magruder, un maestro de la escuela secundaria Coronel Zadok Magruder en Derwood esta suspendido debido a “acusaciones de conducta inapropiada” con un estudiante. Evans envió un correo electrónico el lunes sobre las acusaciones  y señaló que las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery “están cooperando completamente con el Departamento de […]

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November 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Magruder Teacher for ‘Inappropriate Conduct’ with Student

A teacher at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood is on administrative leave because of “allegations of inappropriate conduct” with a student, according to Leroy Evans, principal at Magruder. Evans sent the Magruder community an email about the allegations Monday, and noted that Montgomery County Public Schools “is fully cooperating with Montgomery County Police […]

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September 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Sept. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Sept. 19. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Chronic Disease Self-Management Peer Leader Training: Become a Certified Living Well- Chronic Disease Self-Management Peer Leader. The Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) is an evidence- based program that teaches community members with chronic illnesses how to better manage their symptoms […]

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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 18. and we are halfway through another week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. School Immunization Clinic: Students in 7th through 12th grade need to show proof of immunization records by Sept. 23 or they’ll be excluded from attending MCPS schools. Today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., […]

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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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