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October 23, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Hillandale Starbucks Burglarized; Suspect in Custody

A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday after police were notified of a burglary at the Starbucks in the Hillandale Shopping Center off New Hampshire Avenue. Police say Matias Concha, of Leisure World Boulevard, was observed by an officer walking in the area with items in his hands. In a press release, police added that “the […]

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October 23, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County Expands ‘Shared Streets Program,’ Totaling 6.4 Miles

Beginning Oct. 23, two portions of Woodland Drive in Silver Spring will be adapted for Montgomery County’s “Shared Streets Program.” The Shared Streets Program began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing additional room for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-vehicular users. This program subsequently limits vehicular traffic to local traffic only, meaning residents, service providers, […]

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October 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Nears Cumulative Total of 25,000 Coronavirus Cases

Maryland, Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 712 new statewide coronavirus cases since Thursday, 105 of which are in Montgomery County. Overall, 14.75% of Maryland’s new coronavirus cases are in Montgomery County. The state’s cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic is 138,691. Montgomery County’s cumulative case […]

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October 22, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Dolcezza Remains Open For The Holiday Season

Dolcezza, a gelato and coffee shop, will remain open on Bethesda Row this holiday season. The news was announced this Tuesday, Oct. 20, to Dolcezza lovers who will miss the store when it closes soon. On their website, Dolcezza said their Bethesda and four D.C. locations will be closing during the month of October due […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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September 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

photo of Great Uncle Harvey by Gabi Mendick at Sandy Spring Museum Makers Among Us Exhibit

Sandy Spring Museum to Reopen Friday, Oct. 9

Sandy Spring Museum Reopens With Makers Among Us Art Exhibit Sandy Spring Museum will reopen on Friday, Oct. 9 after the pandemic closed the museum to visitors for six months. The museum reopens with the art exhibit “Makers Among Us” featuring the works of emerging visual artists. The exhibit will be on display Fridays from […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Food Distribution Scheduled for Fridays Through October

A group of nonprofits, businesses and churches are distributing food every Friday from now through October in Bethesda. Anyone in need may participate at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad which is located at 5020 Battery Lane. Participants in cars should enter the fire station from the Battery Lane entrance and remain in their car. The […]

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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 23 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Oct. 23. Game 2 of the 2019 World Series will air at 8:07 p.m. on Fox. The Washington Nationals are playing at the Houston Astros. Go Nats! In the meantime, here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Melting Bullet Casings to Make Bells: Montgomery College’s fall 2019 artist-in-residence, Stephanie Mercedes, has […]

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October 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery College’s Unique Art Exhibit Turns Bullet Casings into Bells

Montgomery College is presenting a unique art exhibit at the Sarah Silberman Art Gallery of the Rockville Campus from Oct. 23 through 31. Stephanie Mercedes, Montgomery College’s artist-in-residence in the Rockville and Germantown Art Department, guided art students in a project melting bullet casings to make school bells. Each bell size correlates to the number […]

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October 21, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Manna Food Center Celebrates Grand Openings, Announces Community Food Rescue Events

Manna Food Center, Montgomery County’s largest food assistance organization, celebrated the grand openings of its new marketplace on Saturday and its warehouse on Sunday with continuous efforts to stop hunger in Montgomery County. The market’s grand opening featured a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours and a community block party in Silver Spring. Notable guests […]

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