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December 7, 2019 | Gaynelle Evans

‘My Perspective Was a Little Different When It Comes to Racism.’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked residents to join the conversation about racial equity. Here’s one of the experiences shared with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity.   Tell us […]

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December 7, 2019 | Gaynelle Evans

‘I know my rights.’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked residents to join the conversation about racial equity. Here’s one of the experiences shared with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity.   […]

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December 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Life Savers Honored During Awards Ceremony

The Emergency Medical and Integrated Healthcare Services Awards Ceremony was a chance to acknowledge the heroic actions of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel and community members for assisting in EMS calls. The event, held at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Wednesday, detailed 12 different incidents where people who had near-death experiences […]

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December 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Hucker Wants to Install Cameras to Catch Distracted Drivers

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker wants the Maryland General Assembly to pass a bill that would install road cameras to film and catch distracted drivers in the county.  Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher introduced the bill on Hucker’s behalf.  MC 24-20 would let the county put “distracted driving automated monitoring systems” on highways, and the systems would […]

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December 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Donated Stuffed Animals to Help Kids In Traumatic Situations

70 soft, snuggly animals will be provided to children at the Family Justice Center and to other children that Montgomery Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Montgomery County Police Department Officers interact with over the holidays thanks to a donation from Adventure Theatre MTC and patrons. The comforting toys will be used by both the Family Justice […]

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December 6, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Damascus Dominates Linganore in Maryland 3A State Title Game

Last year, Damascus came into the Maryland 3A state championship game riding a 53-game winning streak and having won three state titles in a row. Then something unexpected happened — they lost to Oakdale. With a chance to reclaim the championship trophy, the Swarmin’ Hornets left nothing to chance Thursday night routing Linganore (12-2) 38-0 […]

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December 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Missing Aspen Hill Girl Found, Police Say

Update, 11 a.m. Dec. 6: Asucenia Martinez-Benitez has been located safe and unharmed. Original post: Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in finding a missing Aspen Hill girl. Asucenia Martinez-Benitez, 13, of Arctic Avenue, was reported as missing by her family on Nov. 22. She has contacted her family since that time but […]

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December 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Among State Senate Changes, King to Become Majority Leader

State Sen. Nancy King, who was the chairwoman of the influential Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, said Thursday she will be appointed the Maryland Senate’s Majority Leader. “They promised me they were building the majority leader position into something good,” King said. King, a Democrat from Montgomery Village, was ousted from the budget committee when […]

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December 6, 2019 | Gaynelle Evans

‘You Don’t Belong Here Unless You Speak English.’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked residents to join the conversation about racial equity. Here’s one of the experiences shared with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity.   Tell […]

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December 6, 2019 | Gaynelle Evans

‘I Don’t Think Folks of Color Have to…Prove That Racism is Real.’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked residents to join the conversation about racial equity. Here’s one of the experiences shared with MCM. DESCRIBE A RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity.   Tell us about […]

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