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June 25, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Magruder Students Petition for School Name Change

Students at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood are petitioning the Montgomery County Board of Education to change their school name after discovering their namesake was a slaveowner. The petition comes a little over a week after Richard Montgomery High School students launched a similar initiative that garnered over 3,100 signatures. “Our high school […]

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April 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Greater Derwood Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. Another resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Derwood, Shady Grove, King Farm and Traville Gateway areas is the MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be […]

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April 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Five More Places in Montgomery County Selling Face Masks to the Public

CORRECTION: Derwood Cleaners is not selling masks. The store has been removed from this list. Trying to find a business selling face masks to the public? Finding it frustrating at best to make a mask from a T-shirt? Maybe we can help. Last week, Montgomery Community Media asked our Facebook followers this question, “Know anyone […]

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March 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Rockville Distillery Uses its Alcohol to Make Hand Sanitizer

Edgardo Zuniga, founder of Twin Valley Distillers in Rockville, is using its alcohol to produce and sell hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Zuniga said what would have been bourbon on Thursday became sanitizer instead.  

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March 2, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Detectives Need Assistance Identifying Derwood Home Invasion Suspect

Detectives are asking for assistance identifying a suspect in a home invasion robbery that took place on Friday, Feb. 28 in Derwood.  Around 1:37 p.m., a suspect knocked on the door of a home on Titonka Way, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Department of Police. The homeowner opened her door and […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in Maryland, with 11 located in Montgomery County. Residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent […]

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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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