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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday Weather Delays and Closings in Montgomery County

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Wednesday. The winter storm and extreme cold are resulting in delays at many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will open three hours late Wednesday morning. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework because of the weather conditions. […]

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December 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Attorney Appointed Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge

Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Rockville attorney Christopher Curtis Fogleman to serve on the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Fogleman has worked with the firm of Gleason, Flynn, Emig, Fogleman & McAfee, Chtd. for the past 30 years where he has been a partner since 1996, according to information provided by the governor’s office. His practice areas […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

What’s Open and Closed on the National Day of Mourning?

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in the United States. Therefore, the federal government will close to honor the 41st president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94. Coinciding with this declaration, Governor Larry Hogan also announced that Maryland State Government will close to honor President […]

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December 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Center Offers Supervised Visitation, Monitored Exchanges for Families with Court Orders

A new center in Montgomery County allows families with a county court order for shared custody and child visitation to transfer a child between the residential and visiting parent free of charge. Funded by the County’s Department of Health and Human Services, The Safe Passage Center enables children to remain close to both parents regardless […]

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August 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ceremony of Remembrance to Memorialize Lives Lost to Drug Addiction to be Held on Aug. 31

In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, residents are invited to attend a ceremony of remembrance on Aug. 31 to memorialize lives lost to drug addiction. Family members and friends will remember loved ones and light candles in their honor, according to a news release. Surviving Our Ultimate Loss (S.O.U.L) in partnership with Montgomery County […]

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August 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Debelius Rides into Retirement (VIDEO)

Judge John Debelius retired as administrative judge for Montgomery County. Over a career that spanned 16 years, Debelius oversaw the construction of the new courthouse as well as a number of cases. MyMCMedia talked to several people who knew the judge, and all had a high opinion of him. Here’s what he had to say […]

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July 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Trial Date Set for Three Defendants in Homicide Case

Judge John DeBelius set a trial date of Jan. 2, 2018, for the three defendants indicted in the case of two Northwest High School students who were shot to death on the eve of their high school graduation in Montgomery Village. A grand jury indicted Edgar Garcia Gaona, Roger Garcia and Jose Canales-Yanez on murder […]

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July 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Tordil Gets Life Without Possibility of Parole Plus 3 Life Sentences (VIDEO)

Eulalio Tordil — the man charged in four Montgomery County shootings, two fatal — was sentenced Friday to life without the possibility of parole for one killing, and consecutive life sentences for the other three offenses. “This was a man who left behind notes that indicated he intended to commit suicide by cop. … He […]

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June 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Appoints Judges in Montgomery County Circuit Court

Magistrate James A. Bonifant and Kevin G. Hessler were appointed to the Montgomery County Circuit Court by Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday. Hogan made the appointments after reviewing submissions from the county’s judicial nominating commission. Bonifant has been practicing law for more than 33 years, and now serves as the family division magistrate for the […]

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December 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Congressman-elect Jamie Raskin is the keynote speaker at today’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media studios. 2. Wheaton Officers along with  Blake High School football players are scheduled to play against Silver Spring Officers and Paint Branch High School football players in a […]

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