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March 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Double Dips on St. Patrick’s Day

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrated twice on Sunday. No, she didn’t win a gold medal or break a world record. Instead, the Bethesda native celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and her 22nd birthday. The five-time gold medalist and holder […]

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March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 15-March 17

The Gaithersburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place at Rio Washingtonian Center Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. Following The parade route begins at Rio Boulevard and Grand Corner and continues down Grand Corner to the Kohl’s. Following the parade there will be live entertainment at the lakefront plaza. The St. Patrick’s Outdoor Festival at the Rockville Town […]

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April 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Defense Attorney Waives Preliminary Hearing for 18-Year-Old Defendant Charged with Rape at Rockville High School (VIDEO)

In a Rockville District courtroom today, defense attorney David Hollenberg waived a preliminary hearing for Henry Sanchez, the 18-year-old defendant accused of raping a student at Rockville High School on March 16. Outside the courthouse, Hollenberg explained that the defense team is waiting for more discovery from prosecutors. “We understand the state’s attorney’s office will […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police Identify Resident Found in House After Explosion (VIDEOS)

UPDATED 4.20.17 3:30 p.m. Montgomery County police have identified the resident found in the Ashley Drive house following an explosion last Friday as 61-year-old Steven Beck. According to a police news release, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that Beck died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said a dog found near […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Washington Gas Delivered Update Letter to Customers Following Explosion

The Washington Gas company provided an update in the form of a letter to some of its Rockville customers on Friday following a house explosion on Ashley Drive. Brian Edwards, a spokesperson for Washington Gas, said the letter, dated March 17, was distributed to nearby neighbors and shared with the utility’s call center in case […]

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March 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Body Recovered from Exploded Rockville Home

Crews poring over the debris of a home that exploded near Rockville early Friday morning discovered the remains of an adult and a domestic animal, Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said at a news conference Saturday. The body, which was found sometime around noon, has been sent to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner […]

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March 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, March 17 – March 19 (VIDEOS)

We found a few St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend. Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and his band  O’Malley’s March perform at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club Friday at 8 p.m. Rockville Town Square is the place to be for an Irish Festival hosted by Finnnegan’s Wake Irish Pub Friday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a showcase […]

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March 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 17, in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here are five things to know today, March 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Irish Festival at Rockville Town Square from 3 – 8 p.m. today. 2. Music lover? Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley leads the Irish rock band O’Malley’s March at […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

SoberRide Offered on St. Patrick’s Day

Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day SoberRide program will be offering free rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. The free service is available from 4 p.m. Thursday, March 17 until 4 a.m. Friday, March 18. To receive a free cab ride home (up to a $30.00 fare), call […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Band Runa at BlackRock (VIDEO)

Irish band Runa will perform at BlackRock Center for the Arts Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $30 and may be purchased online at the BlackRock website. Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups”, Runa has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music, since their formation […]

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