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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 9, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today, and 11 sites this weekend. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2. COVID-19 […]

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April 2, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

MCPS Offers a Range of Summer Programs for Students

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will offer various summer programs for elementary, middle and high school students. Programs will be offered at all local schools virtually and in person at no cost. Registration will open Monday, May 3 for all students. Programs for high school students will begin Monday, June 28. However, programs for middle […]

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April 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

Tilden Middle School Building Demolished to Make Way for New Woodward High School

Demolition of the Tilden Middle School, also known as Woodward High School, is expected to be completed by the end of April. The work began in the end of February, according to Shiho Shibasaki, Montgomery County Public School architect, school facilities. The building is being removed to allow for a new facility, which will at […]

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April 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestro de Secundaria es Arrestado por Posesión de Pornografía Infantil

Kevin Bremerman, de 35 años y residente de Damascus, fue arrestado y acusado de 10 cargos por posesión de pornografía infantil. Bremerman es maestro en la escuela secundaria Roberto Clemente en Germantown, pero el Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) enfatizó que estas ofensas no involucran a estudiantes, y señaló en un comunicado […]

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April 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Middle School Teacher Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Kevin Bremerman, 35, of Damascus Park Terrace in Damascus, was arrested and charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography. He is a middle school teacher at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown, but Montgomery County Police Department stressed that these offenses do not involve students. However, MCPD wrote in a news release, “investigators are […]

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March 31, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County, Schools, MCPD Officers Sued in School Incident Captured on Police Video

The mother of an East Silver Spring Elementary School student who had fled his school and was then subjected to a barrage of verbal abuse from two Montgomery County police officers as school staff stood by, filed a civil lawsuit, requesting $275,000 for each of 13 counts. The suit asks for $75,000 in compensatory damages […]

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March 30, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

29 Montgomery Public Schools Report at Least One COVID-19 Case During March

So far during the month of March, 29 schools have reported at least one incident in which someone within the school community either tested positive or was assumed to be positive for COVID-19. Walt Whitman High School reported five cases, which is the most of any school. The majority of schools reported only one case. […]

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March 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Video de la Policía del Condado y el Personal Escolar con Niño de 5 Años Toma Atención Nacional

El video de 51 minutos de la cámara de la policía que mostraba vívidamente a dos oficiales de la Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) reprendiendo verbalmente y esposando a un niño de kínder, de cinco años, de la Escuela Primaria East Silver Spring, que salió corriendo del edificio escolar, se ha vuelto viral, creando […]

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March 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘A Lot of Adults in the Room’: Video of County Police, School Staff Interaction with Kindergartener Goes National

The 51 minute police camera video that vividly showed two Montgomery County Police (MCPD) officers verbally berating and handcuffing a five-year-old East Silver Spring Elementary School kindergartner who ran from the school building — has gone viral — creating a storm of outrage on social media that spread far beyond the county borders. The video […]

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March 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Approves Limited Number of Spectators at Sporting Events

The Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed on Friday to allow two spectators for each athlete, up to a maximum of 50 people, at sporting events as long as those spectators are in an area with a barrier between them and the athletes and coaches. The new recommendations take effect on April 2 at 5 p.m. […]

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