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March 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Gets 220 Gallons of Sanitizer from Frederick Distillery

A distillery in downtown Frederick is giving 220 gallons of hand sanitizer at cost to Montgomery County’s First Responders as well as some non-profits and small businesses. Last week, McClintock Distilling Company gave the county 50 gallons of high proof alcohol that was converted into hand sanitizer by another company, said Braeden Bumpers, one of […]

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September 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hallie Wells Educator Named Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, a staff development teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is a finalist for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. Hanington, named the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year in April at the annual Champions for Children celebration, is continuing to earn recognition as an educator, as […]

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August 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Buscan a Hispano por Asaltar y Robar a un Anciano en el área de Aspen Hill

La policía necesita la ayuda del público para localizar a un hombre acusado de robo, asalto en primer grado y robo de vehículos. La Sección de Investigación del Distrito de Wheaton obtuvo una orden de arresto contra Raúl Martínez-Rodríguez, de 43 años, por agredir a un anciano de 79 años que vive en el área […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Assaulting and Robbing Elderly Man in Aspen Hill Area

Police need the public’s help locating a man sought for robbery, first-degree assault, and vehicle theft. The Wheaton District Investigative Section has obtained a warrant to arrest 43-year-old Raul Martinez-Rodriguez for assaulting a 79-year-old elderly man who lives in the Aspen Hill area. Police say the incident occurred on Monday, Aug. 12 at around 3 […]

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June 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Frederick County Firefighter Found Dead in Dickerson

A Frederick County firefighter was found dead in Dickerson on Tuesday morning, according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Frederick County Fire and Rescue Services confirmed the death of Drue Jones, 66, on Twitter. Jones was a 14-year veteran of FCFRS who worked at Emmitsburg Station. Piringer said that at […]

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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery, Frederick Urge Hogan not to Drop I-270 Study

The Montgomery and Frederick county councils have sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan urging him to restart a study that would examine traffic relief options for I-270. Here Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses the change in the project: And here’s the letter from the two councils: An attempt to get a comment […]

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February 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland’s Board of Public Works Approves Text 9-1-1 System

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a new technology Wednesday that would upgrade the technology in the state’s emergency systems network. The “Text to 9-1-1” program allows Marylanders to send a short text message, no more than 160 characters, to 9-1-1. “Anytime anyone finds themselves faced with an emergency when they are unable to […]

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September 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Volunteers Are Collecting Items For Hurricane Maria Victims (VIDEO)

In response to the devastation that Hurricane Maria left in the Caribbean, residents in Montgomery County are rallying together to help those in need. A group of people have coordinated two drop off donation events in Frederick and Montgomery Counties. The first two events will be held on Sept. 23 and 24 at the Friends […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Greenberg Named Administrative Judge for Montgomery County Circuit Court, Debilius Retiring on Aug. 1

Montgomery County Circuit Judge Robert Greenberg has been named the Administrative Judge for Montgomery County Circuit Court and the Circuit Administration Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit (Frederick and Montgomery counties), effective Aug. 1. Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera made the announcement earlier this week. Greenberg succeeds Judge John Debelius III, […]

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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Presents Preferred Parking for Expectant Moms (VIDEO)

Just in time for Mother’s Day, there are now seven parking spaces designated for expectant mothers at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets shopping center. Randy Goldman, marketing director for the Clarksburg Premium Outlets, cut the ribbon on the seven, new parking spaces on Friday morning. The new parking spaces are located near the playground area by […]

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