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July 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Looks Into FEMA Relief for Flash Flood Recovery

Report Storm Damage Online to Montgomery County’s Damage Assessment Portal Flooding from last Monday’s storm caused damage to numerous homes and businesses in Montgomery County. Now, the county is asking residents and businesses to report their storm damage. Thursday, the county provided an online damage assessment portal for residents and businesses to submit a report […]

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July 12, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Sinkhole – Fenway Road Closed Due to July 8 Rain

Carderock Springs residents witnessed an unexpected washout Monday across Fenway Road because of excessive rainfall. Monday’s storm was powerful enough to cause a water main break on Fenway Road at Carderock Drive. Since July 8, the road has been closed and will remain closed until further notice. Plans are being made for permanent repairs, no […]

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July 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres de carreteras en el condado durante advertencia de inundación

La advertencia de inundación repentina está vigente para el Condado de Montgomery hasta horas de la tarde de hoy lunes en algunas áreas específicas.  Los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate han reportado múltiples cierres de carreteras debido a las inundaciones causadas por las fuertes lluvias. Se recomienda seguir las actualizaciones de Pete Piringer, MCFRS y […]

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July 8, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Road Closures During Flash Flood Warning

A flash flood warning is in effect for Montgomery County until 11:15 a.m., and until 1:45 p.m. in some areas, and the Fire and Rescue Services have reported multiple road closures due to flooding from the heavy rain. Travelers should check Pete Piringer, MCFRS, and MCDOT Highway Services’ updates on Twitter prior to traveling to […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 8 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! It’s July 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. FIFA Women’s World Cup final: The United States Women’s National Team team beat the Netherlands, 2-0, in Sunday’s final. Washington Spirit’s Rose Lavelle scored in the 69th minute to make the score 2-0 and she was awarded the Bronze […]

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July 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 7 – July 9 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from June 10 through August 6.  The two introductory classes on colored pencils scheduled for Sunday, July 9 are sold out. Bethesda’s Gallery B’s July exhibit, Saffron and Tea, opens […]

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July 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

President Obama Orders Flags to Half-Staff following Nice Tragedy

President Barack Obama has ordered the American flag to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on July 14, in Nice, France. According to the President’s proclamation, flags should fly at half staff from now until sunset on Tuesday, July 19. As a matter of protocol the Maryland flag is […]

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July 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Woman Sentenced to Six Months in Jail in Case of 66 Dogs

A Montgomery County district court judge sentenced Katherine Ting Tiong, the Rockville woman charged with keeping 66 dogs in her home in deplorable conditions, to 16-1⁄2 years in jail with all but 180 days suspended and a $1,000 fine on July 8, according to a news release issued by the Montgomery County Animal Services and […]

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July 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Opens Four Cooling Centers Today

The City of Rockville has opened four cooling centers for community members in need of a place to cool off from this week’s hot weather. The centers are located at the following facilities: Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Avenue. Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive. Twinbrook Community […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

President Obama Orders Flags to Half-Staff following Dallas Shootings

President Barack Obama has ordered the American flag to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers on July 7 in Dallas, Texas. According to the President’s proclamation, flags should fly at half staff from now until sunset on July 12. As a matter of protocol the Maryland […]

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