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March 26, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Montgomery County Establishes 24/7 Homeless Information Line

Trained specialists will share information about Montgomery County homeless services through a newly established, 24/7 information line. The resource, launched by the county’s Department of Health and Human Services, also allows callers to provide information about the location of individuals experiencing homelessness so community partners can offer support. “Launching an information line is vital to […]

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February 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Rockville Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED 2.28.17 Police have safely located Philip Richard Horner. Update: Philip Richard Horner has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing! case.https://t.co/GmVvzcYNlI pic.twitter.com/C31xeoWvHb — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) February 28, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Rockville area man. According to police, 62-year-old Philip Richard […]

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January 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog: Blizzard 2016

This is your source for the latest blizzard news from across Montgomery County. For more snow news, visit our MoCo Snow page. We hope you will contribute your updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #Snow. You can also follow us […]

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Help the Homeless: Shelter Prepares to House Over 200 Men During Winter Storm

UPDATED The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH) is prepared to house over 200 men at its emergency shelter during the snowstorm that is forecast to impact our area on Friday and Saturday. On Monday night, which was one of the coldest nights of the winter season, the shelter housed 189 men at its […]

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June 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Turtles Need a Good Home (VIDEO)

In this Pet of the Week segment, Kathi Stanhope introduces us to some turtles who need a good home. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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October 8, 2014 | Diana Belchase

Harlan Coben: Up All Night (VIDEO)

Harlan Coben is no nonsense. He’ll sit down for an interview, give it his all, but he’s not the kind of guy to schmooze or waste time. An air of mystery surrounds him like an invisible cloak. Fangirls flirt with him at conferences, but you can always tell, though he might be flattered, they’re wasting […]

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January 6, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Reaches Out to Homeless As Temperatures Drop

As temperatures drop to the single digits, workers with the Montgomery County Health and Human Services are hitting the streets to bring homeless individuals indoors. Montgomery County’s four homeless outreach programs are increasing efforts to educate homeless on the dangers of the cold weather. “Our outreach teams are meeting with clients and encouraging them to […]

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November 27, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Humane Society Needs Blankets, Etc.

It’s cold and the Montgomery County Humane Society is in need of blankets, towels, pillowcases and linens for animal bedding. Donations can be dropped at the shelter at 14645 Rothgeb Drive in Rockville. For more information, visit the Humane Society’s website at www.mchumane.org. Brrr! We need blankets & towels for animal bedding right meow! Plz […]

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May 25, 2013 | Staff Writer

Meet Porpoise the Cat (Video)

Kathi Stanhope introduces Porpoise, a female grey and white short-hair cat, as our Pet of the Week. Porpoise is affectionate and loves to sit in your lap. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more information, call 240.773.5967 or visit Montgomery County Humane Society.

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April 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Meet Mishka (Video)

Kathi Stanhope introduces Mishka, a calm, tricolor female cat. Mishka has been an indoor cat and needs a home willing to keep her indoors. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more information, call 240.773.5967 or visit Montgomery County Humane Society.

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