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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Tours Life Science Company in Germantown

Gov. Larry Hogan toured Mars Symbioscience in Germantown on Tuesday morning. Mars Symbioscience is a technology-based health and life sciences business that was established in 2005. It’s other business segments include CocoaVia, Mars Sustainable Solutions, Mars Biomedical, and The Mars Center For Cocoa Health Science. Mars Symbioscience informs the practices of these businesses through scientific […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8 and people of the Jewish faith are celebrating Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Nuts & Bolts of Starting a Business: Maryland Small Business Development […]

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October 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 7. Showers Monday afternoon then mostly clouds the rest of the week. Cooler days ahead, too. Here’s the forecast. 1. Budget Forum: County Executive Marc Elrich is holding the first of five budget forums at 7 p.m. at the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. Participants will […]

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October 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Baltimore Man Faces 10 Charges in Montgomery County Including Drugs, Attempted Carjacking

A Baltimore man faces 10 felonies and misdemeanors in connection with a Rockville drug transaction Tuesday and an early domestic violence case in Germantown, a Montgomery County police statement said. Dante Craven, 28, is being held without bail, according to online court records. Charges include attempted carjacking, theft, resisting arrest, possession of a controlled dangerous […]

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October 4, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Urgent Care. Primary Care. Walk-In Care. Patient First Health Center in Germantown – Now Open – Provides All Three

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) joined Patient First on October 2, 2019 to celebrate the grand opening of its new walk-in treatment center in Germantown. Patient First opened its new medical center in Germantown, on Thursday, October 3. The medical center, located in the Milestone Shopping Center at 21044 Frederick Road, Germantown, will provide […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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October 2, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Six-Year-Old Germantown Girl Honored for Saving Mother’s Life in June

A six-year-old Germantown girl was honored for saving her mother’s life in June. The girl, Kaltoum Fakri, acted heroically when she discovered her mother at home unconscious and not breathing. Fakri attempted to wake her mother but was unsuccessful, so she called 911. Following the 911 dispatchers’ instructions, Fakri ran two doors down to seek […]

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October 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 3-6

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 3-6. Arsenic and Old Lace:  Rockville Little Theatre’s production of the classic mystery-farce about two delightfully poisonous old ladies, their daffy nephew, and an eccentric cast of madcap characters runs through October 5 at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Click here […]

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October 2, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Oktoberfest is Back in Germantown!

Enjoy your Oktoberfest shenanigans in Germantown on Saturday, October 5. The Oktoberfest Germantown Parade and Festivities will be Germantown’s largest event of the year. The festival committee is committed to making this the best event for Germantown and surrounding communities. “It’s great to see the Oktoberfest coming back to Germantown”, said Marilyn Balcombe, president / […]

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September 30, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 30. A few more nice days ahead. Is this Maryland? Here’s the forecast. 1. Holiday: Students have no school today for Rosh Hashanah. 2. Watch and Vote: Each year MCM celebrates excellence in community media at the Monty Awards. We ask viewers to vote for their favorite community program. Click here to cast […]

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