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June 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líder Afro-Latino Habla sobre las Manifestaciones Desatadas Tras la Muerte de George Floyd

Manifestaciones violentas y pacíficas se han dado por todo Estados Unidos en respuesta a la muerte de George Floyd, quien murió la semana pasada en Minneapolis después de que el agente de policía Derek Chavin lo inmovilizara en el suelo durante varios minutos. Un video que capturó el incidente se volvió viral y provocó desató […]

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June 1, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

MCPD Officer Kneels in Solidarity at Peaceful Protest in Germantown

Several dozen protesters gathered in Germantown on Sunday marching peacefully for several hours. The organized march was in response to the death of George Floyd who died last week in Minneapolis after being pinned to the ground by police officer Derek Chavin who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for several minutes. A video capturing […]

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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden to Rally Virtually With Maryland Democrats Ahead of Primary

Ahead of Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Election, the Maryland Democratic Party has organized a virtual rally at 3 p.m. Sunday and they are bringing in some big names in the Democratic Party. The virtual event is called “Dems@Distance” and will feature appearances from the presumptive Democratic primary nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as […]

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May 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

What to Expect at the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival. The coronavirus can’t stop the city’s book worms and writers from coming together, even if they won’t be gathering in Bohrer Park. Mayor Jud Ashman discusses what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival launches Saturday and there there will be activities […]

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July 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Starting about 10 p.m., and weather permitting, Montgomery County police and Maryland State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint. This enforcement is a component of Montgomery County law enforcement’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint will not be disclosed in advance. Police officers remind motorists […]

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July 2, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Release Video of Eyeglass Store Robbery Suspects

Police have released a video of three suspects in a string of robberies at an eyeglass store in Cloverly. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. According to police, the three robberies occurred on May 22, 31, and June 25 at the I Care Doctor store at 15426 New Hampshire Avenue. Each […]

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May 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Police Department and the city of Gaithersburg are conducting a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening. This enforcement is a component of a continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint has not been disclosed. It starts about 10 p.m., weather permitting. Officers […]

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May 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 31 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commencements: Four schools hold graduation ceremonies today. Damascus High School will hold its ceremony at 9 a.m. at the school. Magruder High School will graduate the Class of 2019 at 10 a.m. at DAR Constitution Hall. […]

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May 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 31 – June 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 31- June 2. Late for Supper concert: Gaithersburg’s Backyard Concert Series returns with Late for Supper. The band members include Dan Bourdeaux (bass, guitar, vocals), Vadim Levi (keyboards), Phillip Hough (guitar, percussion, vocals), Lindsay Hough (guitar, bass, vocals), and Chris Compton (drums, guitar, bass, vocals). […]

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May 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five County Libraries Announce Extended Summer Hours

Longer Summer Weekend Evening Hours for Five Branches The county library system is extending the weekend evening hours at five branches from May 31 through Aug. 24. The five branches will be open Friday evenings and Saturdays during the summer. The extended weekend hours began in 2016 at the Rockville Memorial Library. Funding was added […]

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