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January 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Council Supports Impeachment of President Trump

The Montgomery County Council supports impeaching President Donald Trump, councilmembers said in a statement Tuesday. “Instead of preserving, protecting, and defending the U.S. Constitution, President Trump and his surrogates fomented political unrest in an attempt to overturn a fair and free election. Every day he remains in office, he poses a threat to the health […]

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December 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

About 60 Firefighters Battled House Fire in Silver Spring

About 60 firefighters responded to a house fire on Lorain Avenue in Silver Spring Tuesday morning, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. A passerby called 911 around 6 a.m., Piringer said. The house was under renovation and unoccupied, and he said the fire was heavy when firefighters arrived. It […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

What’s Open and Closed on the National Day of Mourning?

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in the United States. Therefore, the federal government will close to honor the 41st president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94. Coinciding with this declaration, Governor Larry Hogan also announced that Maryland State Government will close to honor President […]

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December 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Some Residents Worry About GOP Tax Plan (VIDEO)

In a sit-down meeting with Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (Md-D), Nancy Suniewick of Silver Spring expressed concern over the tax reform bills passed recently by the Senate and the House. Both bills aim to eliminate the state and local tax reduction. According to the Tax Policy Center, state and local income and real estate taxes […]

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May 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Aspen Hill Fire Displaces Two People

UPDATED Dozens of firefighters battled a house fire in the 4100 block of Southend Road in Aspen Hill overnight, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said the blaze occurred around midnight. He said two people inside the house were alerted to the fire by smoke alarms. He […]

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February 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Strong Winds Toppled Trees and Wires Across Montgomery County

Strong winds toppled trees and power lines across Montgomery County on Sunday night and Monday morning, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said several Chevy Chase homes were damaged by falling trees near Thornapple Street and Chestnut Street in Chevy Chase. A tree also fell onto a […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Fire Safety: Dispose of Fireplace Ashes Safely (VIDEO)

It’s already been a busy year for firefighters when it comes to house fires. “We can almost predict this every season,” said Pete Piringer, a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. “When we have cold weather people are using their fireplaces and heating systems. Heating is the number one cause of fire.” […]

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Carjacking in Potomac (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a carjacking that occurred on Tuesday afternoon. According to police, the armed carjacking took place around 2:40 p.m. on Sept. 27th, in the 7200 block of Honeywell Lane in Bethesda. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a woman was in her 2010 black BMW on Honeywell Lane when she […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Tiny House Tour Includes Stop in Takoma Park (VIDEO)

The Tiny House “Proof is Possible” tour made a stop in Takoma Park recently. Find out more in this report, below: Visit Takoma Park City TV to see more Takoma Park City Television.    

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April 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of East County Recreation Center

Montgomery County Hosts Free Seminars for Landlords and Tenants

The Office of Landlord-Tenant Affairs and the Commission on Landlord Tenant Affairs will present two free seminars this month for landlords and tenants. The first seminar, “Information All Landlords Should Know,” will be held on April 21, at 7 p.m. at the East County Community Recreation Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring. Landlords with […]

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