September 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 17. and it’s Constitution Day! Today we commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Here are five more things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning in Rockville at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. School Immunization Clinic: Students in 7th through 12th […]

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September 16, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Gets First Cricket Field

Cricket is the second-most popular sport in the world, and on Saturday Montgomery County’s first full-size cricket field opened at South Germantown Recreational Park.  Good morning! We are at South Germantown Recreational Park to officially open our NEW cricket field. — Montgomery Parks (@MontgomeryParks) September 14, 2019 The field is about 400 feet long, […]

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September 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

New Vaping Laws Aim to Protect Teens

Kellen Leeson, 21, recalls how the proximity of certain stores made buying tobacco products easy when he was a high school student. New laws, introduced today by Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Craig Rice, are designed to protect our youth from access to vaping products. Find out more on MCM Connects: Our Vaping Epidemic live-streaming on […]

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September 16, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Man Found Dead in Germantown on Sunday

Montgomery County Police have launched an investigation about a body found in Germantown on Sunday.   The body was found at 6:30 p.m. in the 12500 block of Milestone Center Drive, according to authorities.   Police said the body appeared to be that of an adult male. Authorities have not released any details on the victim’s identity or cause of death.   […]

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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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September 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 16. Partly cloudy today and tomorrow. Here’s the forecast. 1. Vaping: County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Craig Rice plan a press conference at noon in the Council Office Building to discuss limitations on where vape shops can open for business. Here’s more information. And Montgomery Community Media will livestream a vaping discussion […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Update: Germantown Man Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Police Identify Victim

Update (Sept. 12, 10 a.m.): Montgomery County police say the victim in Monday’s homicide is 39-year old Jennifer Sparks.   Montgomery County police say a body found along Great Seneca Highway last month belonged to a 57-year-old Gaithersburg man. Montgomery County police arrested and charged a Germantown man with first-degree murder Monday night. Police responded to a […]

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September 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Nephew of Wizards’ Star Wall Faces Life for Road Rage Incident

The nephew of Washington Wizards’ star John Wall faces potential life in prison after a Germantown shooting in which a woman was shot in the back, according to Montgomery County District Court records. The story was first reported by WJLA-TV. 28 year-old D’Andre Wall of Germantown allegedly shot the woman after the driver of the […]

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September 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Labor Day in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 2 Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Labor Day: A national holiday since 1894, Labor Day’s roots start in Canada. The History Channel has an informative video on how the first Monday in September became a day off from work. 2. What’s Closed: You can expect lots of […]

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