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July 26, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Suspect Charged with Two Counts of Attempted Kidnapping in Olney

A 29-year-old is facing several charges after attempting to kidnap two women from a grocery store in Olney, according to a statement from Montgomery County Department of Police. MCPD confirmed to MyMCM that Kenon Leonard of Olney was charged with the kidnapping and assault of a 45-year old and 42-year-old at Harris Teeter on July […]

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July 23, 2021 | Michael Hernández

‘Humildemente Honrado’ Tom Manger Liderará la Policia del Capitolio

El exjefe de policía del condado de Montgomery, Tom Manger, tomará el mando de la policía del Capitolio de los Estados Unidos, el viernes. Asumirá el mando donde dos oficiales murieron y casi 150 oficiales resultaron heridos luego del ataque del 6 de enero al Capitolio. “Me siento humildemente honrado de unirme a los hombres […]

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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘Humbled and Honored’ Tom Manger Leads U.S. Capitol Police

Former Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger took the helm of the United States Capitol Police Friday. He heads up a force in which two officers died and nearly 150 officers were injured following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. “I am humbled and honored to join the men and women of the […]

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July 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, July 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Olympic Games: The Tokyo Olympic games open today with precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. No one, other than local residents, will be allowed to attend the events. Here is some information about local athletes participating in the […]

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July 19, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Parks Host Return of ‘Movies in the Parks’

“Movies in the Parks” makes a comeback this summer.  Here’s the schedule: “Remember the Titans” – Jesup Blair Local Park, July 23, at 8 p.m. on the sports field behind the historic building “Coco” – South Germantown Recreational Park, Aug. 27, at 7:15 p.m. on the lawn next to the Adventure playground “Enchanted” – Fairland […]

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July 12, 2021 | Michael Hernández

County to Celebrate Latino Conservation Week 2021

Montgomery Parks will be hosting a series of events to celebrate the 8th annual Latino Conservation Week, July 17 –  25. Latino Conservation Week was created by the Hispanic Access Foundation in 2014 and it aims to “connect Latino communities across the country with opportunities to get involved in outdoor recreation, conservation education, and advocacy […]

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June 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

County Animal Services Waives Fees for Cat Adoptions Throughout July

July may be the purrrfect time to adopt a feline friend in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood is waiving the fees for all its cats and kittens from July 1 through July 31. The initiative is part of MCASAC’s “Feline Freedom” campaign and is sponsored by the nonprofit […]

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June 28, 2021 | Josh Barr

Boyds Teenager Kayla DiCello Selected as Alternate for U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team

Montgomery County resident Kayla DiCello, the youngest participant at the U.S. Olympic Team gymnastic trials in St. Louis this past weekend, will have some stories to share with classmates when she returns to Northwest High School in Germantown this fall. DiCello, 17, finished sixth in the women’s all-around at the trials and narrowly missed qualifying […]

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July 27, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Creates Program to Provide At-Home COVID-19 Testing

Montgomery County is implementing rapid response teams that will offer free at home COVID-19 testing in zip codes heavily impacted by the pandemic. The program, announced July 23, will partner with Ready Responders, a nationwide company that offers in-home medical care. In addition to COVID-19 testing, teams will also administer health and human service assessments. […]

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July 24, 2020 | Samantha Subin

‘No Justice, No Peace’: Visuals From Black Lives Matter Protest in Gaithersburg

Black Lives Matter protestors gathered in Gaithersburg July 23 demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain and other victims of police brutality. MyMCMedia covered the protest on social media. Here are some visuals: Passing Brown Station Elementary School. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/t9CU5O5ST9 — Maryam Shahzad (@maryam_mcm) July 23, 2020 Protestors are escorted by a police car. “No […]

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