Sept. 11

September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Adds Plaque Honoring Shanksville Victims for 9/11 Memorial

It’s been 18 years since the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, killed 2,977 people. For Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD), the tragedy is especially personal because it was one of the fire departments to respond to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon. In 2009, Steven Semler—KVFD’s past president and now life member—was instrumental in beginning […]

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September 11, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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Hoy, 11 de Septiembre, Las Banderas Ondean a Media Asta

El presidente Donald Trump ordenó que la bandera de los Estados Unidos y la bandera del estado de Maryland ondearan a media asta, el miércoles 11 de septiembre de 2019, desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer. Esto es en memoria a los ataques terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001, y como respeto y memoria […]

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September 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Flags Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist […]

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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, September 11. Today we remember the victims and fallen heroes who lost their lives in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Kensington Annual 9/11 Remembrance: Join the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. Here’s […]

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September 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Closes Natural Service Trails Due to Rain

Montgomery County Parks announced the closure of all natural surface trails in local parks Monday. The recent rain has left trails wet and muddy. The trails are not safe according to park officials. The trails are closed until further notice. Montgomery Parks maintains more than 170 miles of natural surface trails in Montgomery County. This is […]

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September 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: Rockville City Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton will join the Rockville City Council for a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 at the Memorial at Courthouse Square Park today at 9 a.m. […]

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September 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

City of Rockville to Host Remembrance Ceremony to Mark 9/11 Anniversary

Rockville City Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton will join the Rockville City Council for a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 at the Memorial at Courthouse Square Park in Rockville Tuesday. The ceremony, which is free and open for the public to attend, will include remarks by Mayor Newton and […]

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September 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

I-495 and I-270 Managed Lanes Study on Montgomery County Council’s Agenda

Alleviating traffic-congestion, a legal defense fund for residents facing deportation proceedings, and affordable housing are just some issues that the Montgomery County Council will take up when they reconvene after a nearly two-month hiatus next week. After Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to add four express toll lanes to the Beltway and I-270, the Maryland Department […]

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July 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council to Take Up Small Cell Antennas Again

The Montgomery County Council will again take up small cell antennas, the antennas that are needed for the next wave of cell phone technology. The antennas have been controversial among residents who don’t want to see the antennas in their neighborhoods. In his address to reporters on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer said […]

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September 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner Meets with Reporters (VIDEO)

Montgomery County County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday and on the agenda were: the Purple Line, new developments in Metro funding, the Pepco rate increase, the minimum wage, Amazon’s new headquarters and the likelihood of Congress helping DREAMers. You can watch the briefing in its entirety, below:  

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