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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Police, Firefighters Honored at Rockville’s 30th Annual Public Safety Awards

First responders who protect and serve Rockville were honored at the 30th annual Rockville Public Safety Awards held June 12 at Lakewood Country Club. Each year, members of public safety agencies that serve the city of Rockville are recognized for their outstanding service. Since 1990, 603 awards have been presented to members of Rockville’s public […]

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June 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Traffic Delays Likely on Memorial Service Route for Police Officer Kyle Olinger

The Montgomery County Police said traffic delays should be expected from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 during the memorial service for Police Officer Kyle Olinger. A funeral procession, which includes motor officers and marked police cruisers, will escort Officer Olinger’s ashes from the Rockville Town Square beginning at 10 a.m. The procession will […]

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June 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Will Jawando to Kickoff Library Listening Tour

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando is kicking off a Library Listening Tour on June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Library [900 Wayne Avenue]. During his Listening Tour, Councilmember Jawando will be visiting all 21 libraries across the County to engage in community conversations about what residents would like to experience at their […]

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May 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Seeks Organizations to Host Naloxone Training Sessions

Montgomery County’s Opioid Response Program provides training to the community on the use of Naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone is a nasal spray which is relatively simple to administer. In the past year, the County has trained more than 1,200 residents to use Naloxone to save someone’s life. The Opioid […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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June 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 12 in Montgomery County

Updated: Here are five things to know for Tuesday, June 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Stanley Cup Celebration: The Washington Capitals will celebrate winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Championship with a parade in downtown Washington, D.C. 2. Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park: Montgomery Parks will hold a community meeting to present updated concept plans to […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Three Training Sessions in June on Use of Nalaxone

Montgomery County offers free training on the prescription medication Naloxone that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.  The 2-hour training sessions include instruction to administer Naloxone, tips on overdose prevention, and information on local and national resources. Residents concerned about a friend or relative can register to attend the training. The two-hour training sessions […]

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June 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 12, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Scorcher: Temperatures are expected to be in the 90’s again today. Montgomery County officials are advising residents to take protective measures. 2. Cold Case: Montgomery County police officers are expected to release some new information about an unsolved homicide that dates back […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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February 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Adopts Updated School Calendar

The Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday night to adopt an updated calendar for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The first day of school will be Sept. 5, 2017, for students and the last day of school will be June 12, 2018. According to a news release, the Board of Education originally adopted […]

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