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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery Parks Hosting Virtual Pollinator Bingo Game

Montgomery County Parks will be hosting a free online pollinator bingo event for families to celebrate National Pollinator Week. The event is Thursday from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and families have to register through the Active Montgomery website. This event will highlight the importance of pollinators, while also introducing fun ways to learn about […]

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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Department of Police Accepting Food Donations Thursday

Food donations for people and pets will be accepted Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. County residents can drop-off their donations at Ronald McNair Elementary at 13881 Hopkins Road in Germantown. The event is organized by Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and two non-profits. Attendees can drive their cars up to the tent near […]

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June 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County COVID-19 Cases Increase By Almost 100

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,381 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 98 from the 14,283 cases reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 691 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of three deaths since Wednesday, according to […]

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June 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County COVID-19 Testing Positivity Rate Remains Below 7%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,283 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 79 from the 14,204 cases reported Tuesday. Since the first case in March, 688 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of three deaths since Tuesday, according to […]

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June 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 25, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.MCPS Recovery Plan Survey: Montgomery County Public Schools would like community input regarding the education recovery plan for the fall. Click here for more details. Parents and guardians: MCPS has launched a survey designed to gather community input around key […]

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June 23, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Technology Classes

With COVID-19 turning internet knowledge into a necessity, Senior Planet Montgomery is offering online technology classes for residents sixty and older. These courses are free and will focus on topics such as Google Maps, accessing online library resources and using messaging apps. “Sessions concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed to enable older […]

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June 23, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Wheaton Library Hosting Virtual Meet-The-Author Event with Local Writers

Wheaton Library will host a virtual meet-the-author event on Thursday, June 25, from 7 to 8 p.m.  The event will feature four Montgomery County authors: Keith Donohue (“The Motion of Puppets”), Alex Grant (“ReEvolution”), Evonne Marzouk (“The Prophetess”), and Pete O’Brien (“The Loose Purple Tie: 3 Novellas”). Each author will discuss their latest books. A […]

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June 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

House Will Vote on Policing Act; Would Make it Easier to Prosecute Officers

On Thursday the House of Representatives will vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, a bill that aims to reform policing and hold officers accountable.  If passed, the bill will ban chokeholds and no-knock warrants, limit military equipment use, make lynching a federal crime and create a national misconduct database. The […]

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July 2, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Release Video of Eyeglass Store Robbery Suspects

Police have released a video of three suspects in a string of robberies at an eyeglass store in Cloverly. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. According to police, the three robberies occurred on May 22, 31, and June 25 at the I Care Doctor store at 15426 New Hampshire Avenue. Each […]

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July 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

DNA Used to Create Image of Man Sought for Unsolved Rapes, Slaying

Montgomery County police believe three rapes, including one in which the victim was killed, are connected and DNA evidence has given them what they believe to be an image of the perpetrator. Police late Sunday released two faces created from the DNA left at two of the crime scenes. The faces were created by a […]

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