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February 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

A Reminder from Pepco on Valentine’s Day about Foil Balloons

Pepco officials are reminding residents to hold onto their foil-coated or metallic balloons when outdoors this Valentine’s Day. According to a Pepco news release,  these free flying balloons result in power outages impacting thousands of customers each year. When foil-coated balloons contact a power line or other electric equipment, their metallic properties can cause a […]

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December 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Preventing Package Theft this Holiday Season

As people shop and purchase gifts online and have them delivered to their home during the holiday season, the Montgomery County Police Department reminds residents of ways to ensure their packages are delivered to them safely: Choose A Delivery Address Wisely Choose to Have Package Delivered to An Attended Location When you order something online, […]

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July 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen, Leventhal and Rice Serving as Delegates at Democratic National Convention (VIDEO)

The Democratic National Convention takes place this week in Philadelphia and three Montgomery County Councilmembers – Nancy Floreen, George Leventhal and Craig Rice – have been elected to serve as delegates at the convention. “It is a great honor to be representing my community,” said County Councilmember George Leventhal. Leventhal says he has attended two […]

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June 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen Named Legislator of the Year (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce has named County Council President Nancy Floreen as Legislator of the Year. Floreen was honored at the Chamber’s dinner celebration at the Bethesda North Marriott on June 9th. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Council President @NancyFloreen honored as legislator of year @MCCCMD dinner. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/Lf2OFfc3b6 […]

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February 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the upcoming Feb. 9th snow operations debriefing, the county’s truancy program, the reopening of the Twinbrook Library and much more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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October 31, 2014 | Staff Writer

Farewell Reception for Senator Jennie Forehand (VIDEO)

After 36 years of service, State Senator Jennie Forehead is ready to retire.  Local leaders and residents recently attended a farewell tea for her at the Glenview Mansion. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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January 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

Police Ask for Help to Identify Burglary Suspect (Photos)

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division are continue to investigate two residential burglaries that occurred on Sept. 24. Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Surveillance photographs of the suspect are below. During the afternoon hours of Sept. 24, police said an unknown suspect(s) burglarized two homes […]

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October 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Stroll Through History

The Montgomery County Historical Society is offering a series of walking tours through 19th and 20th century suburbia led by community experts. Enjoy an autumn walk and learn the history of three unique communities in Montgomery County. Each tour costs $5. Reservations are required and may be made by phone at 301.340.2825 or email at […]

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June 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Two Pedestrians Fatally Struck by Train

UPDATED Montgomery County police are investigating the deaths of two men who were struck by a CSX train in Garrett Park on June 26. At approximately 11:10 p.m., police said the Emergency Communications Center received a call from CSX for two persons struck by an eastbound CSX train in the area of the Garrett Park […]

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