June 13

June 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Whitman Students Demand Expulsion of Students Charged in Racist Incident

Walt Whitman High School SGA members signed a Racism Accountability Letter demanding that the students involved with spray painting a noose and a racial slur on a utility shed near the school be expelled.  “We are calling on school administration to punish perpetrators of this crime and expel the two students who still attend Walt […]

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June 18, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Over 5,000 County Residents File Unemployment Claims; New Filings Decrease 23 Percent

More than 5,400 Montgomery County residents filed for unemployment claims during the week that ended June 13, according to data from the Maryland Department of Labor. It’s a 23 percent decrease in new claims from the week that ended June 6. Of the 5,419 new claims, a combined 2,672 stemmed from the Pandemic Unemployment Assistant […]

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June 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Parques de Montgomery Abren sus Campos para Prácticas Deportivas Juveniles

Los Parques del Condado de Montgomery anunciaron la reapertura de los campos deportivos locales para las prácticas deportivas juveniles. Sólo se permite el uso de los campos mediante la reserva, con un permiso, y se permite el acceso a grupos de diez o menos. Los Parques del Condado de Montgomery decidieron emitir permisos después de […]

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June 11, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Parks Opens its Fields for Youth Sports Practice

Montgomery County Parks announced the reopening of local athletic fields for youth sports practice only. Fields are only allowed for use through the reservation of a field permit and access is allowed to groups of ten or less. Montgomery County Parks decided to issue permits after following standards set by Montgomery County health officials and […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Automobile Theft in Fairland

Montgomery County Police Department’s Silver Spring District Patrol Investigations Unit is investigating two separate incidents involving thefts from vehicles and a stolen automobile that occurred in a Fairland neighborhood. On Friday, police released a surveillance photo of a man sought in connection of the thefts and they’re asking the public’s help identifying him. Detectives determined […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Leadership Montgomery Honors Community Leaders

Leadership Montgomery honored its three graduating classes at the Celebration of Leadership event Thursday evening in Rockville. In addition to Senior Leaders, Emerging Leaders, and Core (Connecting Our Region’s Execs), special awards were presented to president and CEO of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Nicky Goren and Nonprofit Village Executive Director Kim Jones. […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Montgomery County Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for  porttions of Montgomery County, including Barnesville and Beallsville. Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Brunswick MD, Shannondale WV, Adamstown MD until 5:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/lausmEMJvu — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) June 13, 2019   The National Weather Service has issued a […]

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June 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 13. There’s a chance for some rain and thunderstorms so grab an umbrella. Here’s the forecast. 1. Housing Opportunities Commission Offices Closed for a Good Cause: The offices located at 10400 Detrick Avenue in Kensington will be closed today for staff to volunteer at community organizations across Montgomery County. The agency […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 29th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dancers are welcome. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain […]

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June 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting June 13, Submit Questions Online

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Elrich before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich. Questions and answers will be […]

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