June 11

June 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 9 – June 11 (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Blues Festival kicks off Sunday, June 11 at El Golfo Restaurant, continues Monday through Friday with nightly performances at Veterans Plaza, and culminates in a day of entertainment on two-stages Saturday, June 17. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion hosts two new exhibits […]

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June 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday Night

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this summer. On Saturday night, police officers are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Montgomery County. This enforcement is a component of the Montgomery County Police Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Sobriety Checkpoint Tomorrow Nighthttps://t.co/OkCtuz0B1e pic.twitter.com/FuKc3aCDuU — Montgomery Co […]

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June 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Caribbean American Heritage Month Celebrations in Montgomery County

Montgomery County and the County Executive’s Caribbean American Advisory Group will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Caribbean American Heritage Month with two events in the month of June. This year’s theme is “Caribbean … Champions of Inclusivity.” Saturday, June 11, from 1 to 4 p.m., Montgomery County Public Libraries will present a Caribbean American Heritage […]

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June 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Olney Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED June 15 –  Alexander McCurdey, missing since June 11, has been located safe and unharmed. Police and family thank the public for their assistance with this case.   ORIGINAL POST Detectives from the 4th District Investigative Section are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Olney man. Montgomery County Police said Alexander McCurdy, age 26, […]

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June 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 11th, in Montgomery County

It is going to be steamy out there today! Here are five things to know today, June 11th, in Montgomery County: 1. Air Quality Alert: Be careful. It is a code orange air quality alert day today. 2. Homicide Investigation: Montgomery County Police have a suspect in custody for a homicide that happened in Silver Spring yesterday. 3. […]

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June 12, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of At the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: Jim Stowe, director of the County’s Office of Human Rights; Vernon Ricks; Tina Clarke; Arthur Williams; Councilmember Cherri Branson; Janice Freeman; Anita Powell; and Sherlene Lucas.

Council Celebrates Juneteenth (Photos)

The Montgomery County Council on June 11 joined in the nationwide celebration of Juneteenth—the day in 1865 that Texas declared its slaves as free. That day came two months after the Confederate surrender in the Civil War.

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June 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Busy Night for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue

It was a busy night for Montgomery County fire and rescue units who responded to dozens of calls following the strong storms that swept through our area on June 11. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters believe at least three house fires were started by lightning. Piringer said one of the fires ignited […]

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June 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Severe Thunderstorm & Flash Flood Warning Issued for MoCo

UPDATED The tornado watch has expired but a severe thunderstorm and flash flood warning has been issued for Montgomery County. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reports several vehicles are stranded in high water and water rescues are ongoing. Firefighters have been dispatched to several house fires that may have been ignited by lightning. ————————————– […]

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June 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr is recommending against changing the bell times at the district’s schools. 2. It’s graduation day at Richard Montgomery, Gateway to College, and Walt Whitman high schools. Congratulations seniors! 3. County Executive Ike Leggett will […]

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June 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County from now until 2 a.m. on June 11. According to the NWS, thunderstorms that form during this period will be capable of producing flooding rains. Residents should expect extremely heavy rain that will flood low lying areas and streets with slow drainage. […]

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