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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Police Search for Cyclist in Connection to Assault in Bethesda

Police are investigating an assault involving a cyclist on Capital Crescent Trail. The incident occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Monday near the Dalecarlia Tunnel in Bethesda. According to police, the suspect began arguing with three young adults posting flyers in support of Black Lives Matter before grabbing the flyers from a young girl and pushing […]

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June 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations at Lowest Point in Weeks

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 11,476 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 115 cases from the 11,361 reported Sunday. Since the first case in March, 576 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four deaths since Sunday, according to […]

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June 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, June 1. 1. Reopening Phase One: Today at 6 a.m. Montgomery County began the first phase to reopen businesses and lift restrictions on daily life. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay Friday talked with Recreations Department Division Chief Adriane Clutter and Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater […]

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May 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

Short Term Rental Assistance Program Available

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program aims to assist tenants who meet eligibility requirements. The program administered by the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) will accept applications with supporting documents beginning Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m. until Friday, June 5 at 2 p.m. Applications will be reviewed using a random selection method […]

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June 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Victims of Virginia Beach Shootings

Flags have been lowered to half-staff as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia at the city’s municipal center on May 31. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half-staff in a proclamation Saturday morning. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered […]

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May 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 31 – June 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 31- June 2. Late for Supper concert: Gaithersburg’s Backyard Concert Series returns with Late for Supper. The band members include Dan Bourdeaux (bass, guitar, vocals), Vadim Levi (keyboards), Phillip Hough (guitar, percussion, vocals), Lindsay Hough (guitar, bass, vocals), and Chris Compton (drums, guitar, bass, vocals). […]

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May 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

New Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Announced

It was a beautiful day for a baseball game at Shirley Povich Field at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda. But there was no game scheduled. Instead, members of the board of directors of the brand new Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame, several Montgomery County councilmembers and former Springbrook High School football star Shawn […]

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June 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, June 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Atlantic Hurricane Season: County officials provide safety tips to prepare for hurricanes and severe summer storms. 2. Blackmail Bitcoin Scam: Montgomery police alerts county residents not to be taken in by this scam. 3. Pool Safety focus: The 8th annual free Water […]

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May 30, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Image of Lifeguard on duty in swimming pool

Water Safety Days Offer Free Swim Lessons and Safety Tips

Two Water Safety Days will offer free swim lessons, lifeguard demonstrations, and safety tips to promote water safety at the beginning of the pool season.  The first will take place Friday, June 1 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer park in Gaithersburg, and the second will take place Saturday, June 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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