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February 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County and State Unemployment Claims Drop Dramatically

Initial claims for unemployment filed by Montgomery County residents fell by more than 2,000 during the week that ended on Feb. 6. Last week, 3,033 county residents filed initial claims, according to the Maryland Department of Labor (DOL). During the previous week, which ended on Jan. 30, 5,200 residents filed initial claims. During the week […]

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February 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiante de Richard Montgomery fue Asesinado Mientras Ayudaba a un Amigo

El sospechoso arrestado en relación con el tiroteo fatal de un estudiante de Richard Montgomery High School el 6 de febrero le dijo a la policía del condado de Howard que le disparó a Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, porque “sentía como si la víctima lo estuviera mirando con malicia y pensaba que la víctima le iba […]

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February 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Richard Montgomery Student Killed While Helping a Friend

The suspect arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Richard Montgomery High School student Feb. 6 told Howard County Police that he shot Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, because “he felt as though the victim was looking at him with malice and thought the victim was going to try to harm him.” He also told […]

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February 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiante de la Escuela Richard Montgomery es Asesinado a Tiros

Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, un estudiante de Richard Montgomery High School quien recibió un disparo mortal el 6 de febrero, fue recordado por su director como “un estudiante maravilloso que tuvo un impacto positivo en quienes lo rodeaban, y lo extrañaremos mucho”. El director Damon Monteleone recordó “su sonrisa magnética, sentido del humor y amor por […]

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February 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Richard Montgomery Student Athlete Fatally Shot Feb. 6

Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, a Richard Montgomery High School student who was fatally shot Feb. 6, was remembered by his principal as “a wonderful student who had a positive impact on those around him, and he will be greatly missed.” Principal Damon Monteleone recalled “his magnetic smile, sense of humor, and love of soccer.” Mukuna, 18, […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Offers Chance for Children to Have Their Own ‘Snowy Day’

Since 1962, families have been reading The Snowy Day to their children. The book by Ezra Jack Keats features an African American boy exploring his neighborhood after a snowfall. The Noyes Children’s Library Foundation has created a way to reenact the pleasurable experience. Between Feb. 6 and Feb. 28, the Noyes Library for Young Children, […]

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February 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

GrillMarX to Temporarily Close ‘Until Indoor Dining Resumes’

GrillMarX Steakhouse & Raw Bar announced on its Facebook page that it will temporarily cease operations starting Feb. 7. The restaurant writes, “our doors will be closed for business until indoor dining resumes.” GrillMarX has two restaurants in Montgomery County located in Olney and Clarksburg. The restaurant posted a letter to its customers on Jan. 29, saying, […]

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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 6-9

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 6-9. Bereishit Dance Company:  This Seoul-based dance company approaches Korean traditional culture from a contemporary view. The company includes five contemporary dancers, a pair of Korean traditional drummers, and one traditional pansori singer. As part of Strathmore’s Windows series, the show includes a discussion […]

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January 16, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Reaction Mixed to Elrich’s Proposed Budget

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich unveiled his 2021-2026 budget during his first State of the County address on Wednesday, stressing affordable housing as one of his top priorities. To prove it, he recommended adding a record $132 million to the capital budget for affordable housing projects over the next six years. Elrich says money will […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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