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January 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 3, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Know Before You Go: Check out this guide to what’s open and what’s not during the partial federal government shutdown. 2. Student Board Member Nominations: Any student enrolled in a Montgomery County public school in grades 6 through 12 may nominate a sophomore […]

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January 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, which could affect Thursday morning commutes. According to the advisory, snow accumulations of snow are expected of one inch during 10 p.m. this evening to 11 a.m. Thursday. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared […]

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January 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Meet Rockville’s New City Manager on Jan. 9 (VIDEO)

Rockville’s new city manager, Robert DiSpirito, began working at City Hall this week. “My first objective is to go out and meet Rockville’s employees and residents, listen intently, and learn all I can about this great community, reaching out and hearing what matters to our residents, civic groups, schools, businesses, and other partners,” said DiSpirito. […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Wu Defends Decision to Walk Out of Gaithersburg Council Meeting

Gaithersburg Councilmember Robert Wu returns to the dais tonight at the first City Council meeting of the new year, and the first meeting since he walked out before a Dec. 19 vote on the annexation of the Johnson Property. Wu left the meeting that night to break quorum, something that ultimately did not happen because […]

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January 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Delaney Releases Statement on Opening Day of Congress

Members of the House of Representatives were sworn in for the 115th Congress on Tuesday afternoon. Congressman John Delaney begins his third term representing Maryland Sixth District and he released the following statement: “I am truly humbled to represent the people of Maryland’s Sixth District in the House, and I look forward to standing up […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Winter break is over, and it’s back to school for MCPS students and staff. 2. The new members of Congress, including Jamie Raskin and Chris Van Hollen, are scheduled to take the oath of office today. 3. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Begins Monitoring Speeds on Maryland Avenue This Week (VIDEO)

Slow down! The Rockville Police Department is deploying a speed monitoring system on Maryland Avenue near the intersection of South Washington Street this week. The system will use portable cameras to monitor eastbound and westbound traffic. Motorists may see “photo enforced” signs, but officials say citations will not be issued for the first 30 days. […]

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November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Robert DiSpirito Named New Rockville City Manager

Robert DiSpirito was named the new city manager in Rockville , the Mayor and Council announced Tuesday. DiSpirito is a Florida resident with three decades of service in local government leadership, He currently serves as the interim senior manager of the Sarasota County (Florida) Planning and Development Department, served as the city manager of Dunedin, […]

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January 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

House Fire in Glenmont area of Silver Spring

A house fire in the Glenmont area of Silver Spring caused an estimated $60,000 in damage on Jan. 3, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer. The blaze at 2714 Lindell Street displaced three adults, a child and two dogs, according to Piringer. Piringer said on his Twitter account that the […]

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January 3, 2014 | Staff Writer

Motorists Should Use Extreme Caution

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) continues winter operations as the winter storm moves out of Maryland. Crews have been out plowing and salting as the year’s first winter storm brought between four and eight inches of snow to most of Maryland.  Motorists should use extreme caution as bitter cold temperatures will turn any wet […]

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