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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio Desplaza a Residentes de Aspen Hill

Un incendio en Aspen Hill, el martes por la tarde, desplazó al menos a 16 personas de sus hogares, según el Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS). Las autoridades dijeron que el incendio ocurrió alrededor de las 3 p.m. en los condominios Grand Bel II en la cuadra 3900 de Bell […]

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Fire Caused by Improperly Discarded Cigarettes Displaces Aspen Hill Residents

A fire in Aspen Hill Tuesday afternoon displaced at least 16 people from their homes, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS). Officials said the fire happened around 3 p.m. at the Grand Bel II Condos in the 3900 block of Bell Pre Rd in Aspen Hill. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer […]

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March 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Coronavirus Cases Increase to 107

The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases has increased to 107, according to figures the state Department of Health released Tuesday morning. There were 68 cases on Saturday morning, which increased to 83 on Sunday and 93 on Monday. As of Tuesday morning, there are 349 confirmed cases in Maryland, up from 288 on Monday. […]

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March 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 24 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council is in session, but remotely, at 12:30 p.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. During the meeting Councilmember Nancy Navarro will introduce a resolution calling on the council to “exercise spending restraint” […]

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March 11, 2020 | Staff Writer

Public Comment Sought on Gaithersburg Police Department Accreditation

Accreditation assessment team invites public comment The City of Gaithersburg Police Department is seeking re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA or ‘Commission’). The CALEA team will be onsite on Monday, March 23, to examine all aspects of the Gaithersburg Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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March 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 22-March 24

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 22-24. Friday, March 22 Rockville International Night: The city of Rockville hosts a night of fun and entertainment to celebrate the difference cultures that make up the city. The evening will include dance performances and traditional clothing displays. Also, unique and traditional foods will […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Metro Expecting Large Crowds for Gun Safety Rally

Students and their families are expected to take to the streets of Washington D.C. to rally behind gun safety law reform and ending gun violence during the March For Our Lives rally this Saturday. To accommodate the expected crowds, Metro will run its rush hour services,  according to a news release.  Trains will begin running […]

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March 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

The March for Our Lives Rally is Saturday, March 24

Here’s What You Need to Know The March for Our Lives Rally to address gun violence in schools is expected to draw hundreds of thousands to downtown Washington Saturday, March 24. The rally will include a diverse program of student speakers, musical performances, guest speakers and video tributes from noon until 3 pm. According to the website […]

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March 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Releases Statement on March 14 Student Demonstrations

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith released a statement Monday regarding student demonstrations planned for March 14. Students from across the county are planning to join other school districts in the region for a student walkout in support of gun policy and reform.  This comes exactly one month following the deadly shooting at […]

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