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February 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Woman Charged in Area Bank Robberies  

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives arrested Carisa Cline, 44, of Clopper Road in Gaithersburg, after police say she robbed two banks and attempted to rob another. According to an MCPD release, Cline is charged with one count of armed robbery and two counts of robbery. MCPD said on Jan. 28, officers responded to M&T […]

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January 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Proposes Direct Stimulus Payments as Part of New $1 Billion Relief Package

Gov. Larry Hogan introduced a $1 billion stimulus and tax relief package Monday that includes direct stimulus payments to qualifying Marylanders. The Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs and Families (RELIEF) Act must be passed by the state legislature before it can take effect. The 2021 legislative session begins Wednesday, and Hogan said he […]

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November 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

In Wake of Kleine’s Ethics Violations, Council Works to Change Rules for CAO 

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) committee recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit the county’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) from outside employment. This would be the only county employee held to this rule, said County Council Senior Legislative Attorney Robert Drummer during Monday’s committee meeting. The recommendation is related […]

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April 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Low-Income Residents Who Don’t Qualify for Benefits Will Get Check from County

Montgomery County will give out one-time checks to residents with incomes below 50 percent of the federal poverty level, who do not qualify for federal or state COVID-19 benefits.  The county Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is administering the Emergency Assistance Relief Payment (EARP) program, according to a statement from the county. A […]

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March 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Market Sells $50,000 Lottery Ticket

A Prince George’s County man won the lottery and became $50,000 richer. The Beltsville resident and father of two brides-to-be stopped by the Wayside Farm Market, located at 11790 Cherry Hill Road in Silver Spring, and bought his winning lottery ticket, a $10 50x The Cash scratch-off ticket. The unnamed winner knows how he will […]

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February 19, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A ‘Giant’ Surprise: Silver Spring Man Wins The Lottery

A Montgomery County man won the lottery and became $50,000 richer. The father of three and Silver Spring resident stopped by Hillandale Beer & Wine, located at 10117 New Hampshire Ave., to buy scratch-off tickets. He scratched the winning Gold Rush X50 ticket in the store and knew right away that he had won when […]

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July 30, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

3 Questions Before Making a Big Buy

This week, District Capital’s Shanna Due discusses the three questions you should consider before making a large purchase.

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February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bloomberg’s Wealthiest Towns List Includes Potomac, Travilah

Bloomberg News published its annual list ranking the wealthiest towns in the U.S. Wednesday. Both Potomac and Travilah rank on the list. Travilah, a census-designated place in Montgomery County, earned the 24th spot on the list (last year Travilah ranked 25th on the list). According to Bloomberg, the average household income in Travilah is $284,682. […]

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September 25, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: Basking in Happiness

“Shaping, shifting, molding, making: What people do when they discover their imagination. Spinning, curling, dipping, twirling: What people do when they discover their wings. Beaming, glowing, basking, shining: What people do when they discover love. Basking in heaven – The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com So there are a lot of things you need to do prior to […]

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August 28, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Reality at its Best

“For you, it’s never really been all about the cottage at the beach, a multimillion dollar bank account, or the adoration of fans, has it? Okay, sure, you could roll with it… Instead, it’s been about having a life that allows for the expression of your creativity and exchanging your rare and special gifts with […]

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