January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Training on Administering Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Montgomery County offers free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Residents concerned about a friend or family member can register to attend the training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses. The two-hour training will be offered: Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Department […]

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February 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia last night that continues until 9 a.m. 2. Solar Production: The Montgomery County Council is expected to introduce a bill to expand solar production. 3. New Member Mixer: Montgomery County League of Women Voters will have […]

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February 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Issues Hypothermia Alert to Start Monday Night

Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia alert for Monday starting at 9 p.m. continuing through Tuesday at 9 a.m. The County advises residents to be prepared for wind chill values below 20 degrees. During these conditions, hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur. The signs of hypothermia include shivering, exhaustion, confusion, fumbling hands, memory loss, […]

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February 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Holy Child Over Walt Whitman in Girls’ Basketball, 47-42 (PHOTOS)

Two top 20 Washington Post ranked varsity girls’ basketball teams met tonight in Potomac for a non-conference game.  Number 11 ranked Holy Child Tigers battled the #9 ranked Walt Whitman Vikings. Holy Child took an early lead and finished the game over Whitman, 47-41.   PHOTOS | Phil Fabrizio   Whitman falls short 47-42 after […]

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February 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Says Montgomery Searching for Proper Response to Immigration Raids (VIDEO)

After a weekend of immigration enforcement raids across the country, Montgomery County officials are trying to find the right response to reassure its immigration community, County Council President Roger Berliner said Monday. “We’re trying to figure out in this very new world order how we in the county can go about doing what is appropriate […]

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February 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, nurses plan a protest at Holy Cross Hospital this morning to express their concerns with hospital staffing practices and their right to unionize. 2. The National Weather Service warns residents high winds will continue through this afternoon, with gusts possible up to […]

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January 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: FCC Extends Timeline for Public Comment, Berliner Asks Leggett for Input on Telecommunications Facilities

UPDATED The FCC has revised the deadline for public comments about small cell infrastructure until March 8, following a request by several national organizations. You can find more information about the timeline, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner has written a letter to County Executive Ike Leggett about telecommunications facilities. The letter […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg City Hall

Applicants Wanted for City Council Vacancy in Gaithersburg

Applications are now being accepted to fill the vacant Gaithersburg City Council position following the death of City Council member Henry Marraffa. Interested residents must meet the Council qualifications as provided in Section 4 of the City Charter, submit an Application for Council Member and a Financial Disclosure Statement.  According to the city’s website, the […]

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March 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video of Bank Robbery Suspect (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two bank robberies that are believed to have been committed by the same suspect. This week, detectives have released a surveillance video of the suspect at one of the bank robberies and police are asking the public for help in identifying him. On Saturday, February 13 at approximately 9:18 […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Believe Bank Robberies Committed by Same Suspect (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two bank robberies that they believe were committed by the same suspect. Police said on Feb. 13, at approximately 9:18 am, 2nd District officers responded to the armed robbery of the PNC bank at 10211 Old Georgetown Road. According to police, the suspect entered the bank, displayed a small […]

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