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February 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Charges Could Be Dropped for Hoggle, Judge To Make Decision

Charges could possibly be dropped for Catherine Hoggle, the mother who was charged with the murder of her two children. Sarah and Jacob Hoggle were last seen with their mother Catherine, before they vanished in 2014. A competency status hearing was held on Tuesday. This comes after Hoggle’s Attorney David Felsen, filed a motion to […]

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February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus Sexual Assault Victims File Lawsuits Against School Board, Administrators, Coaches

Four students who said they “were victims of vicious sexual assaults” in Damascus High School football locker rooms during 2017 to 2019 filed suit Thursday against the Montgomery County Board of Education and several Damascus school officials and coaches. The 33-page and 31-page lawsuits detail the sexual assault incidents as well as an environment in […]

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November 22, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Eight Adoptions Confirmed in Celebration of National Adoption Month

Judges confirmed the adoptions of eight children today in a ceremony at the Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. The event was a celebration of National Adoption Month.  Children and their families took their turns behind the judges’ desk, where the judge confirmed their petitions for adoption and name changes.  Associate Judge Cynthia Callahan said […]

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November 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Appoints Judge in Montgomery County District Court

Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Victor Del Pino to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after interviewing submissions from the judicial nominating committee. Victor Del Pino is currently a partner with the firm of McGann, Del Pino, and Hughes LLC. He has been with the Rockville firm since […]

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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s Winter Storm Causes Closings in Montgomery County

The winter storm expected today is causing closings of many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, The Universities at Shady Grove, and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are all closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees should follow their agency’s policies. Maryland […]

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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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