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August 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

State Crews Spray for Mosquitoes in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The state of Maryland used a truck to help eradicate mosquitoes in two areas of Montgomery County last week. Montgomery County Health and Human Services spokesperson Mary Anderson said the spraying took place in a section of Gaithersburg and in a section of Wheaton. According to Anderson, residents in the spray area received reverse 9-1-1 […]

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the investigation into the fatal explosion and fire at an apartment complex in Silver Spring. There are also reports on mosquito spraying in Montgomery County, upcoming immunization clinics just in time for back to school, new teachers in Montgomery County, the […]

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August 23, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Kay Apartment Communities Answers MCM Questions About Displaced Families

The August 10 natural gas explosion in Silver Spring continues to impact some of the families forced out of their homes. However, Kay Apartment Communities has answered questions MCM submitted about the placement of residents who were left homeless. Clark Melillo, President of Kay Apartment Communities, reports that a total of 24 units were destroyed […]

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August 22, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Displaced Silver Spring Families Receiving Housing Assistance

More than two dozen families left homeless by the August 10 explosion and fire in Silver Spring now have other places to live. Montgomery County and State agencies have been working with nonprofit organizations and officials at Kay Apartment Communities to find housing for approximately 55 households. Mary Anderson, spokeswoman for the county’s Department of […]

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August 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

How to Help Residents Affected by Silver Spring Apartment Complex Explosion (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is working with nonprofits to assist residents who have been displaced after the tragic explosion that happened at the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Spokesperson Mary Anderson talks about how residents can help by donating to local nonprofit groups. Anderson said that approximately 90 […]

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May 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County to Begin Issuing Birth Certificates on June 1

For the first time ever, Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will begin issuing birth certificates next week at the Dennis Avenue Heath Center in Silver Spring. Up until now, the county did not issue birth certificates, although it did provide death certificates. Montgomery County Spokesperson Mary Anderson said the county now […]

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June 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Childlink is a Free County Service for Parents

Need information and answers about children from birth to five years old? ChildLink is a free County service provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, Early Childhood Services, which provides information, resources and referrals to residents with young children. ChildLink staff offer assistance to parents to help find services and resources in the […]

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May 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

Health Department to Send Letters to Those at Risk for TB Exposure at Rockville High

Students at Rockville High School should expect to get a letter today that will let them know whether they should be tested for exposure to tuberculosis. On Tuesday, students at the school were informed of an active case of TB confirmed at the high school. Montgomery County Department of Heath and Human Services Spokesperson Mary Anderson […]

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March 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

Search Underway for Dog Who Bit First Grader Outside Flower Hill School

A Rockville mom is looking for the dog who bit her son as he arrived at Flower Hill Elementary School in Gaithersburg March 9, to make sure her son was not exposed to rabies. Rakiya Grant says her six-year-old first grader was outside the front of the school on March 9 when a medium-sized brown, […]

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February 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Shelters and Motels House Area’s Homeless from Extreme Cold

Montgomery County officials are working to make sure any homeless individuals find shelter from this weekend’s extremely cold weather. At this time of year, Health and Human Services Spokesperson Mary Anderson said the county’s emergency shelters are packed and overflow areas are opened to accommodate additional people who may need a warm place to stay. […]

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