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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Coronavirus Update: 10 Nursing Homes with Cases, 6 Deaths

Montgomery County released a statement Thursday with an update on the spread of covid-19 in the County. At this time, there are six confirmed deaths due to the virus and multiple nursing homes have confirmed cases of covid-19. Deaths reported Thursday by the Maryland Department of Health included two men in their 70s, one man […]

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March 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Former DHS Acting Inspector General Indicted for Government Theft and Defrauding Scheme

The former acting inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), who lives in Sandy Spring, was indicted March 6 for his alleged theft of software and confidential databases from the U.S. government. Charles K. Edwards, 59, along with Murali Yamazula Venkata, 54, of Aldie, Virginia, were indicted by a federal grand jury in […]

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March 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Incendio en Sandy Spring Desplaza a Familia

Un incendio arrasó una casa de Sandy Spring el lunes alrededor de las 4:30 a.m. Los funcionarios de los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery dicen que había dos personas dentro de la vivienda en ese momento, pero salieron a tiempo y no sufrieron heridas. Alrededor de 75 bomberos respondieron al incendio […]

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March 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Early Morning Sandy Spring House Fire Displaces Family

A fire ravaged through a Sandy Spring home on Monday around 4:30 a.m. Officials with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services say there were two people inside at the time, but they got out in time and had no injuries. About 75 firefighters responded to the home on the 18500 block of Brooke Road near […]

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February 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Artists Invited to Apply for Sandy Spring Museum Collaborative on Migration

Each artist will be paired with a non-artist who is a recent refugee to the DC metro area. Together the artist and non-artist will create a work of art based on the non-artist’s story of migration to the United States. This collaboration will take place over the course of several months with work sessions held […]

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February 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 28 in Montgomery County

Cloudy skies and a bit warmer with a high of 46 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 28. 1. MCPS Early Release: Montgomery County Public Schools close early today, just in time for the weekend! 2. Census Jobs Information Sessions:  Learn about available Census 2020 jobs from 10 a.m. to […]

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February 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

A Walk Through the Underground Railroad Trail in Sandy Spring

The Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park in Sandy Spring is home to an Underground Railroad trail. The trail is a guide for the route enslaved African Americans in Montgomery County may have taken to reach freedom. That often meant walking all the way to Pennsylvania, which was the nearest free state for many years.

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January 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Electrical Fire at Sandy Spring Museum Causes $50,000 in Damage

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS)‌ responded to a fire in the attic of the Sandy Spring Museum Monday night. An automatic fire alarm called MCFRS around 7 p.m. (~7p 1/13) Bentley Rd & Rt108, Sandy Spring Museum, automatic alarm, @mcfrs FFs encounter smoke in bldg, locate fire in hallway/breezeway/ceiling, likely cause electrical […]

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December 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Light rain is expected today, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Fatality: A 9-year-old girl was struck and killed yesterday after getting off her school bus in Bethesda. 2. Police Officer Trial Update:  Officer Kevin Moris was […]

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December 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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