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May 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Investigating Germantown Shooting

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are investigating a Germantown shooting that occurred last week. On May 20, officers found a 29-year-old male in a parking lot with a gunshot wound, according to a police statement. He was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Officers found the male after getting a report of a […]

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May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

24 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

24 Montgomery County students have earned National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nationwide and were among 50 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. The winners and their […]

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May 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Several Vehicles Set on Fire in Germantown; Arson Investigation Underway

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services say an arson investigation is underway after multiple vehicles were set on fire in Germantown on Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to the 19300 block of Circle Gate Drive near Wisteria Drive around 3:30 a.m. for a report of a vehicle on fire. When they arrived, authorities say they found […]

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May 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m.  Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. 2. Free Donuts for 2020 Grads:  Krispy Kreme Donuts is giving a dozen free doughnuts to any high school […]

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April 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s, Outback File Layoff Notices

Over 200 workers in in Montgomery County for Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Outback Steakhouse are part of a 60 days notice of possible layoffs or reduced hours because of the impact of the coronavirus closures. The three restaurants are owned by Bloomin’ Brands. On Monday, Bloomin’ Brands filed a  mass layoff Work Adjustment […]

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April 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Topgolf Lays Off Several Full Time Employees in Germantown

Topgolf laid off many of its employees around the country over a Zoom call Tuesday. A source who was on the Zoom call told MyMCMedia that between 15 to 20 of those employees were fulltime managers at Germantown’s TopGolf. Kara Berry, the head of communications at Topgolf, said in an email she could not confirm […]

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April 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for April 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, April 29 it’s International Dance Day! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County while you get your groove on. 1. Online Course for Small Businesses: The Small Business Administration is offering an online course on legal requirements for owners. 2. County Council Seeking Testimony: The Montgomery County Council is accepting testimony […]

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April 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, April 28 and on this day in United States history in 1788, Maryland ratified the U.S. constitution. Maryland was the seventh state to do so. Now that you have a fun fact, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:35 […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Upcounty Restaurants to Participate in Take Out Tuesday

Restaurants in the Upcounty area of Montgomery County will be open every Tuesday for “Eat Up: Upcounty Take Out Tuesdays” as they cannot use their dining rooms during the COVID-19 health crisis. Although restaurants in Clarksburg, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Montgomery Village and Poolesville are keeping various hours during the health crisis, many are joining the […]

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April 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 23 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, April 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Helpful Information for Renters: Click here for updated information from the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs regarding renter issues related to the COVID-19 crisis. Do you have questions about the eviction moratorium? Visit the @MCGMDDHCA website for answers: https://t.co/pPdISWiS8m @311MC311 […]

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