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July 1, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Actualización: Miembro de la Familia Enfrenta Cargos por Provocar Incendio

Actualización (martes, 7:45 p.m.): Pete Piringer tuiteó el martes que un hombre adulto ha sido arrestado en relación con el incendio de la casa de White Oak. Piringer le dijo a MyMCMedia que el hombre estaba relacionado con la familia que vivía en la casa. El hombre enfrenta cargos por incendio premeditado de primer grado, […]

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June 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Family Member Faces Arson Charges for White Oak Townhouse Fire

Update (7:45 p.m.): Pete Piringer tweeted Tuesday that an adult male has been arrested in connection to the White Oak townhouse fire. Piringer told MyMCMedia the man was related to the family that lived in the townhouse. The man faces charges for first degree arson, reckless endangerment, first degree malicious burning, and other charges are […]

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June 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Lanzan Fondo de Seguridad Alimentaria en Montgomery

El sábado, el concejal Will Jawando anunció en Silver Spring el lanzamiento del Fondo de Seguridad Alimentaria del Condado de Montgomery. El fondo es una asociación entre el condado y Greater Washington Community Foundation. El objetivo del fondo es conectar más alimentos a más personas. El Concejo del Condado asignó $10.3 millones de dólares al […]

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June 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Leaders Say Donations Are Essential for Montgomery County Food Security Fund

On Saturday, Councilmember Will Jawando announced in Silver Spring the launch of the Montgomery County Food Security Fund. The fund is a partnership between the county and the Greater Washington Community Foundation. The goal of the fund is to connect more food to more people. The County Council allocated $10.3 million to the fund, but it […]

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June 26, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Family Displaced After Candle Causes House Fire in Silver Spring

A family of four is displaced after an unattended candle left in a kitchen caused an overnight house fire in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to the incident around midnight Friday near the 10400 block of Haywood Drive, near Evans Drive in Plyers Mill Estates. Overnite @MontgomeryCoMD plyers Mill Estates, off […]

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June 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Charged with Firearm Possssion

A Silver Spring man was arrested and charged with firearm-related offenses on June 10. Officers from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Alcohol Initiatives Unit have charged Frederick Bangura, 21, with possession of a loaded handgun in a vehicle and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. While on patrol at 12:53 a.m. […]

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June 20, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Opens Roads to Pedestrians in Aspen Hill, Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation announced Friday that it would transform roadways in Aspen Hill and Silver Spring into “neighborhood greenways” to provide additional outdoor space for pedestrians and cyclists amid the pandemic. The announcement is the latest county initiative to open up roadways and streets to accommodate social distancing measures. @MCDOTNow Director Chris […]

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June 18, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Girls’ Night Out Charity Battles Food Insecurity with Free Food Distribution Saturday

Girls’ Night Out by Shawn Yancy is holding a free food distribution in Silver Spring on Saturday at 4 p.m. The giveaway, which is taking place at Oakland Terrace Elementary School at 2720 Plyers Mill Road, is aimed at combating food insecurity brought on by the current economic crisis. Two hundred nutrition-packed meals—prepared by RSVP […]

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June 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Confederate Cemetery Marker in Silver Spring Vandalized

A large grave marker located at the burial site of 17 Confederate soldiers in Silver Spring was vandalized over the weekend. During the night of June 14, unknown assailants spray painted over a cemetery marker on the Grace Episcopal Church grounds in Silver Spring that dates back to 1864. According to Interim Rev. Rich Kukowski, […]

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June 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Part of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring To Close for Outdoor Dining

At 5 p.m. Friday, the northbound right lane of Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring will be closed to make room for expanded dining. The closure is temporary and is expected to last through at least June 21. Council Vice President Tom Hucker worked with the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Silver Spring Urban […]

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