March 13

March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 13, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Winter Storm Warning: Are you ready for some snow? The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for snow in Montgomery County beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. 2. Berliner’s Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is meeting with […]

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March 11, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, March 10 – March 12 (VIDEOS)

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 12 at 2 a.m. It is also a good time to check your smoke and gas alarms. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Betty […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Farmland and Ronald McNair Named State Blue Ribbon Elementary Schools

Two of the six elementary schools selected as 2016-2017 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are located in Montgomery County. The two Montgomery County schools are Farmland Elementary School in Rockville and Ronald McNair Elementary School in Germantown. Both schools have a diverse population. The four other schools recognized as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools on Monday are Shipley’s […]

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March 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Briggs Chaney Homicide

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old Washington, D.C. found in the Briggs Chaney area on the night of March 11. Police have released new information and say that the man, identified as Sheldon Williams, died because of a gunshot wound to the upper body. According to police, […]

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March 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Homicide in Briggs Chaney Area

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man, who was found dead in the Briggs Chaney area on Friday night, as a homicide. Detectives have identified the victim as Sheldon Williams of  southeast Washington, D.C. According to police, the investigation is ongoing and detectives are urging anyone who may have […]

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March 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Spring Forward: Don’t Forget to Turn Your Clocks

It’s almost Spring and it’s about time to shift clocks forward. Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13 for daylight saving time (DST). Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services is also reminding residents to check smoke alarms. It is that time of year again! Change Your Clocks […]

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March 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Wheaton Library to Close on March 13

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is planning to officially close the Wheaton branch, 11701 Georgia Avenue, in a public ceremony on March 13. You are invited to the 5 p.m. event, which will include light refreshments and brief remarks from officials before County Executive Ike Leggett formally shuts the facility. The library is closing so […]

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April 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Patient Admitted with Ebola Virus Discharged from NIH Clinical Center

UPDATED April 9, 5:44 p.m. The American healthcare worker admitted to the NIH Clinical Center on March 13 with the Ebola virus was discharged today in good condition after having been successfully treated at the NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit. According to NIH officials, the individual is no longer contagious to the community. No […]

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March 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Public Safety Awards in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 41st annual Public Safety Awards Ceremony on March 13. Over 1,200 business, government and public safety leaders attended this event to thank the brave men and women who protect our community everyday. “Today we honor the great acts of courage, service, selflessness and kindness that truly exemplify […]

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

DOC Director Art Wallenstein Retires from Montgomery County

Arthur Wallenstein, the long-serving director of the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, retired on March 13. He has served as director since 1999. County officials said farewell to Wallenstein at an event attended by dozens on Friday evening at the Executive Office Building. Earlier in the day, Wallenstein attended the 41st annual Public […]

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