April 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today, and 13 sites this weekend. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2. COVID-19 […]

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April 16, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Two Injured in Kensington Crash Thursday Night

Two adults were transported to the hospital after an automobile accident in Kensington, Thursday night. Both individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The crash occurred at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Knowles Avenue around 10 p.m. One adult female was trapped and needed to be extricated from the vehicle. Update~One adult female extricated from the vehicle […]

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April 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Celebrates Earth Day with StoryWalk on ‘Rainbow Weaver’

In celebration of Earth Day, families can stroll through Capitol View-Homewood Local Park located at 2929 Edgewood Road in Kensington while following a self-guided adventure with the book, Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrated by Elisa Chavarri. Bilingual signs will be posted from April 17 through May 15. This is the fourth outdoors Noyes […]

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March 26, 2021 | Staff Writer

Emergency Crews Respond to Injured Person on Railroad Tracks at Nicholson Lane Overpass

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue emergency crews responded to an injured person on railroad tracks between Kensington and Rockville on Thursday night around 10:00 p.m. MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer said it appears that the person either fell or jumped off the Nicholson Lane overpass onto the tracks. A pedestrian on the overpass heard moans and […]

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March 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Investigating Sexual Assault on Rock Creek Park Trail

Detectives from the Maryland-National Capitol Park Police, Montgomery County Division, are investigating a sexual assault on the Rock Creek Trail in Kensington on March 9. The assault occurred on the trail access at Parkwood Drive and Clearbrook Lane at 6:45 p.m. According to police, “a juvenile female was approached from behind, wrestled to the ground, […]

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March 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Highlights Local Parks for Women’s History Month

Montgomery Parks is highlighting five parks across the county to honor Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8. Each of the parks are named after local female leaders, scientists, farmers and educators. The five parks include Caroline Freeland Urban Park in Bethesda, Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park in Kensington, Lois Y. Green Conservation […]

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February 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Garland Introduced by Fellow County Resident Van Hollen at Nomination Hearing

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen of Kensington introduced Judge Merrick Garland of Bethesda to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as proceedings began Monday morning on Garland’s nomination to the post of U.S. Attorney General. During his five minute introduction, Van Hollen referred to Garland as brilliant, kind and someone who “is respected by lawmakers, scholars […]

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February 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Una vez más, Maryland se Clasifica como el Segundo Estado más Educado

En un nuevo estudio publicado recientemente por WalletHub, Maryland se ubica como el segundo estado más educado del país, solo detrás de Massachusetts. Este es el segundo año consecutivo en que WalletHub clasificó a Maryland como el número dos. Según la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales de EE. UU., cuanto más alto es el nivel de […]

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February 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Once Again, Maryland Ranks as Second Most Educated State

In a new study recently released by WalletHub, Maryland ranks as the second most educated state in the country, just behind Massachusetts. This is the second year in a row that WalletHub ranked Maryland number two. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the higher the level of education one completes, the higher their income […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Offers Chance for Children to Have Their Own ‘Snowy Day’

Since 1962, families have been reading The Snowy Day to their children. The book by Ezra Jack Keats features an African American boy exploring his neighborhood after a snowfall. The Noyes Children’s Library Foundation has created a way to reenact the pleasurable experience. Between Feb. 6 and Feb. 28, the Noyes Library for Young Children, […]

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