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May 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Approach 7000, Maryland Cases Top 33,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics As of Monday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reports 6,909 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 147 cases from the 6,762 reported Sunday. The health department reports that 353 county residents have died form COVID-19 in Montgomery County. This is an increase of five deaths […]

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May 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 11. 1. Graduation Goes Virtual:  The Class of 2020 will celebrate graduation with a virtual ceremony in early June, MCPS announced Sunday. 2. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 10:45 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. 3. Municipal […]

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April 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Bus Stops Will Return to Sarbanes Transit Center

Several bus stops in Downtown Silver Spring that were closed due to Purple Line and Capital Crescent Trail construction will reopen on Saturday, according to a statement from Montgomery County.  Ride On and Metrobus stops around the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center that had to be relocated to the street will return to their original […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Arrested For Secretly Taking Lewd Photos, Videos of Women in Mall

Police have arrested a man for allegedly taking “upskirt” photos and videos of women in a Silver Spring mall, without their knowledge. According to police, 27-year-old Abdul Muhammad — of an unconfirmed address — faces four charges of using a camera “to conduct visual surveillance of the private area of victims without their consent.” He’s […]

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April 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL’s Next Speakers Series Talk Features Journalist Bob Levey

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPS) presents a conversation with award-winning journalist Bob Levey as part of their Contemporary Conversations. The series provides a forum for journalists, authors and speakers to discuss cultural and current issues. Former Washington Post columnist and TV-radio commentator Bob Levey will talk about his 37-year career covering all aspects of life […]

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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Schedules Public Hearings to Review Draft Comprehensive Master Plan

As part of Rockville 2040, the Rockville Planning Commission will hold information sessions and public hearings on the draft comprehensive plan. Rockville 2040, the city’s initiative to update the 2002 comprehensive master plan, began with a kickoff meeting May 2015. Since that time, the city held listening sessions, citywide forums, open houses and other meetings. […]

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January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Poolesville High, Eastern Middle Students Honored at Maryland State House

The Maryland State House honored 10 high school and middle school students from Poolesville High School and Eastern Middle School on Monday. The students were recognized for awards and honors they received at the 2018 National History Day competition in June 2018. Last year, over 3,000 students from around the world competed in the academic competition […]

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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, May 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Time: The Montgomery County Council continues work on the fiscal 2019 budget with a session that starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Third Floor Council Room. Here’s the agenda. 2. Meeting the Media: Council President Hans Riemer will meet reporters […]

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May 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, May 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes: Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen will be honored during this annual ceremony in Pikesville. Cohen was killed while assisting a motorist on I-270 last year. 2. Mother’s Day Restaurant Picks: Here’s 10 restaurants to celebrate Mother’s […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Officer Who Died in Line of Duty on I-270 to Be Honored

The officer who died in the line of duty on I-270 last year will be honored at the annual Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes Ceremony. Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen will be honored during the unveiling of a new memorial honoring members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal killed in the […]

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