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September 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Jury Selection Continues in Tessier Trial

Jury selection is expected to be complete Thursday morning in the trial of Tyler Tessier, accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend, Laura Wallen, a year ago. On Wednesday, about 30 potential jurors walked one at a time to the judge’s bench for one-on-one questions. Static from a sound system kept their responses from being heard […]

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September 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Murder Trial Continues: Tyler Tessier, accused of killing his girlfriend Laura Wallen, will face his second day of court. 2. Emergency Preparedness Fair: The community is invited to attend the fourth annual emergency preparedness fair at the Johns Hopkins […]

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September 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 4

Many of Silver Spring and Takoma Park’s top restaurants will be joining efforts Sept. 4 – 9 for “Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week.” Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around the county to dine in Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom […]

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August 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Back to School: Montgomery College to Distribute Free Groceries

Starting this September, Montgomery College officials will begin distributing groceries to students and community members free of charge. In a partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank,  Montgomery College provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods on campus as a part of its mobile market program. The free events kick-off as early as Sept. 5.  For […]

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September 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Summer’s Over: It’s the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools. And motorists should remember the fine has increased for passing a stopped school bus. 2. Good Eats in Silver Spring and Takoma Park: It’s restaurant week in Silver […]

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July 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

First Look Inside Silver Creek Middle School (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The start of the 2017-18 school year is weeks away and construction is in full swing at Silver Creek Middle School  in Kensington. In just a few weeks, hundreds of sixth and seventh grade students will fill the hallways of this new school. This $42 million dollar project will help to alleviate over-crowding at Westland […]

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February 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Adopts Updated School Calendar

The Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday night to adopt an updated calendar for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The first day of school will be Sept. 5, 2017, for students and the last day of school will be June 12, 2018. According to a news release, the Board of Education originally adopted […]

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November 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Students Will Start School After Labor Day Next Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools students will start school after Labor Day next year. That’s the latest from school board members who approved the start and end dates for the 2017-2018 school year calendar at a board meeting on Tuesday. According to the calendar, students will report to class on Sept. 5 and the last day […]

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September 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County

Happy Labor Day! Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County’s offices, schools and libraries are closed today. Find out what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County, here. 2. The Town of Kensington is hosting its 49th annual Labor Day Parade and Festival beginning at 10 […]

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September 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

What’s Open and What’s Not on Labor Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Labor Day on Sept. 5: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all County liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All stores with Monday deliveries will get their morning deliveries at the normal time. Recreation – […]

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