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December 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 17, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Listening Tour Continues: County Executive Marc Elrich continues his series of listening sessions at Churchill High School, 11300 Gainsborough Road, Potomac. The session starts at 7:30 p.m. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg, Poolesville and the Upcountry Citizens Advisory Board meet. Gaithersburg’s Mayor […]

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December 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Bethesda Church Providing Sanctuary for El Salvador Mother

Rosa Gutierrez Lopez remains at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, finding sanctuary from federal agents who want to deport her to her native El Salvador. “We are approaching it both as an act of faith and as an act of faithful resistance,” said the Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, senior minister at the church. […]

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December 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Home Security Cameras Capture Burglars in the Act

Montgomery County police Thursday released a video of a man taking a package from the front door of a Germantown home. The video came from a home security system. The culprit is the latest in a string of burglars who have been caught on camera. Here’s the story. Here’s the story. Here’s the story. Police […]

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December 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Bob Levey on the Dangers of Journalism

Former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey came to the Montgomery Community Media studios to talk politics, among other things. One of the topics he touched upon was the dangers reporters face covering the news today. Have a listen:

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December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 14 – Dec. 16

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal shows for this weekend. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the VisArts Handmade Holiday sale on Dec. 15 and […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Address Committee for Montgomery at Legislative Breakfast

Maryland and Montgomery County officials spoke at the Committee for Montgomery’s 2018 Annual Legislative Breakfast. The Committee for Montgomery consists of county leaders who promote policies to increase opportunities for county residents. More specifically, they support education policies and promote economic and infrastructure development that would benefit the county. At the breakfast, Senator Chris Van […]

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December 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talk Podcast #2: Bob Levey

In this edition of Montgomery Talk, former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey talks about local journalism, his time at the Washington Post, politics and his new book. Senior News Editor Doug Tallman hosts.

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December 12, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Stanley Cup’s Tour of D.C. Area Makes Stop at Gaithersburg High

The Stanley Cup made a stop at Gaithersburg High School on Wednesday where members of the BROTHERS program got to pose with the trophy.

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Santa Rides Through County For Good Claus

Santa Claus left his sleigh in the North Pole garage and rode through Montgomery County on his Harley motorcycle. No, Rudolph didn’t guide Santa on this trip; instead the Montgomery County Police Officers spent the day as Santa’s elves, escorting him to 10 stops in Montgomery County. Throughout the day, Santa and the officers visited […]

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December 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

County Starting ‘Savings Plan’ in January to Cover Shortfall

Montgomery County will start a savings plan in January of about 1.5 percent to balance its books, county officials said Tuesday. In closing out fiscal 2018, which ended June 30, the county’s projections on expenditures and revenues were off by about $40 million. Although small in comparison to the county’s overall $5.4 billion spending plan. […]

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