holiday season

December 20, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Alcohol Task Force Charged 208 People for DUI Since November

Over the past five weeks, Montgomery County Police’s Alcohol Holiday Task Force arrested 208 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The task force not only consists of officers from six police districts, it also includes Maryland State Police troopers, Montgomery County sheriff deputies, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, as well […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 11., Christmas is in 14 days, and here’s five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Session: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a listening session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Poolesville High School. Watch the session live, here. 2. Toy Drive: The Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Governor Hogan Invites Marylanders to his Holiday-Filled Governor’s Mansion

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan are hosting a holiday open house on Saturday, December 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. Residents throughout Maryland will be able to visit the governor’s mansion free of charge during this time. In conjunction with Toys for Toys and Maryland State Police, Governor Hogan will also be […]

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November 29, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

First Lady Yumi Hogan Decks the Maryland State House Halls

First Lady Yumi Hogan welcomed garden clubs from all 23 counties in Maryland, plus Baltimore City, to the State House earlier this week. The garden clubs presented Hogan with decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, menorahs, and other holiday decorations, to be displayed in the State House’s rotunda throughout the holiday season. The Christmas trees are not […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Second Most Charitable State

Maryland is ranked the second most charitable state according to finance website WalletHub. The state of Utah ranked number one. WalletHub compared the 50 states across two key dimensions and 14 metrics. The dimensions include; “Volunteering & Service” and “Charitable Giving”. A score for “Volunteering & Service” was based on seven key metrics including; volunteer […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Holiday Tree Dazzles in Rockville (VIDEO)

Have you seen the new holiday tree at Rockville Town Square? Watch this Rockville video, below, for the story behind the city’s state of the art Holiday Tree: Take the time and enjoy the holidays in @RockvilleTownSq! pic.twitter.com/9cUoV3EPsE — Rockville 11 (@Rockville11) November 30, 2016

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November 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Delivers Top 10 List This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

At a news conference about holiday safety in Clarksburg, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger delivered his top ten list for staying safe during the holiday season. His message was directed at residents who are walking, driving and shopping at this busy time of year. You can watch Manger count down his top ten list, […]

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November 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland Ranked Fourth Most Charitable State by WalletHub

Maryland is ranked the fourth most charitable state according to finance website WalletHub. WalletHub based its rankings on 13 key metrics including; volunteer rate, community service requirement for high school graduation, number of public charities per capita, percentage of sheltered homeless, and number of Feeding America Food Banks per capita. Of those metrics, Maryland ranked; first for percentage […]

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