September 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Several Injured in Collision Involving Metrobus, Multiple Cars

Several people were injured and some were hospitalized following a collision Sunday on Rockville Pike involving a Metrobus, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials shared. MCFRS responded to Rockville Pike and Congressional Lane around 12:20 p.m. to the rollover collision involving the bus and multiple vehicles, Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer wrote on Twitter. […]

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September 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Committee Meetings:  The Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee (PHED) and the Public Safety Committee (PS) meet Monday. The morning PHED meeting starts at 9:15 a.m. may be watched live here. Find the agenda and staff reports here. […]

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September 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Sept. 28 Voter Registration Drives on National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday, Sept. 28 is National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday first observed in 2012. The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) encourages residents to register to vote and to verify their voter registration information is current. BOE staff will be available at seven locations across the county to assist in registering individuals to […]

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September 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Man Charged With Neglect in Connection with Father’s Death

A Rockville man was arrested and charged with neglect of an adult that resulted in the man’s death. Gary D. Howes, 51, was charged after a body that is believed to be his father was found decomposing in the home they shared, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Howes could be released on […]

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September 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

September SBN: Socially Responsible Business Practices

Carrie Fox joins Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s September episode of Small Business Network.  The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. This is a virtual event. The presentation and discussion take place on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. and will be streamed live. […]

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September 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders Remember and Honor 11 County Residents Who Died 20 Years Ago on 9/11

20 years ago, 11 county residents died in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.  The Montgomery County community gathered Friday morning to remember those residents and the nearly 3,000 others who died.  11 benches around Courthouse Square Park in Rockville are dedicated to each resident. A backrest on each bench is engraved with words […]

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September 10, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 10, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 9/11 Community Remembrance:  Montgomery County will honor the 11 county residents who perished during Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with a service at Courthouse Square Park in Rockville scheduled for 11 a.m. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight […]

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September 9, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Remembering Montgomery County’s 9/11 Victims

On September 11, 2001, the county lost 11 of its citizens in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon. Some of them worked there. Two were at a random meeting. Two were on the plane that crashed into the building. You can find their names on benches and a plaque at the Rockville 9/11 Memorial. But […]

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September 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Shady Grove, Rockville Metro Stations Will Close Sept. 11-Dec. 4

Orignally posted July 12. The Shady Grove and Rockville Metro stations will close from Sept. 11-Dec. 4 for canopy improvements and other work, a statement from Montgomery County reminds residents. Metro will replace the platform canopy at the Rockville station, “where the concrete beam structures, original to construction in the 1980s, are deteriorating,” the county […]

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September 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg Event Remembers Racial Lynchings in Montgomery County

A discussion on the racial lynchings that took place more than a century ago in Montgomery County will be held on Sept. 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion in Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park. The Montgomery County Lynching Memorial Project, in partnership with the Gaithersburg Community Museum present “A Walk of Remembrance: Facing Hard […]

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