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June 5, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Several Protests Scheduled Across Montgomery County This Weekend

Severals protests are scheduled this weekend in Montgomery County as nationwide protests calling for racial equality and justice for George Floyd continue to emerge nationwide. On Friday, Montgomery County residents took to Twitter, sharing flyers and tweets to spread awareness about upcoming protests. Mocoprotest, a county-based protest group has compiled a public document that lists […]

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June 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Rol del Gobierno Local Durante la Crisis

La Concejal del condado de Montgomery Nancy Navarro, quien representa el Distrito 4, explica en detalle el rol del gobierno local desde el inicio de la pandemia COVID-19, lo que se ha logrado desde el Concejo y lo que está por venir para seguir apoyando a las comunidades, sobretodo las más vulnerables durante la crisis […]

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June 5, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Several MARC Train, Commuter Bus Lines to Reopen June 8

The Maryland Transit Administration will restart operations for several MARC train and Commuter Bus lines beginning June 8, the department announced Thursday. Beginning Monday, Commuter Bus will begin operating on the “S” schedule, with the exception of Route 201, which will continue operating only odd numbered trips. MARC Train will return to regular “R” schedules, […]

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June 5, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Rockville’s Sister City in Taiwan Donates 10,000 Surgical Masks

Yilan City, Rockville’s Taiwanese sister city, donated 10,000 surgical face masks Friday to help the city combat COVID-19. The masks were donated by TECRO, an office tasked with developing relationships between Taiwan and the U.S., which oversees 11 offices nationwide. The equipment was presented in a donation ceremony and press conference held outside Rockville City […]

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June 5, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Aspen Hill Man Charged With Rape, Assault

A 38-year old Aspen Hill man has been charged with second-degree rape and second-degree assault in the sexual assault of a woman on May 25. Orlando Constantino Coffield, a resident of Postgate Terrace in Aspen Hill, was arrested on June 2 in Ocean City by Montgomery County police officers and is currently being held without […]

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June 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Protester: ‘We’re Not Doing This to Wreak Havoc’

Black Lives Matter protesters took part in a car protest on Thursday in White Oak. Cars lined up at the White Oak Community Recreation Center and drove to the police station on Milestone Drive. It ended at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Nationwide protests began after a video went viral of Minneapolis Police […]

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June 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Details Surrounding MCPD Involved Shooting in Potomac Still Not Released

It has been almost three months since a Potomac man was fatally shot by a member of the Montgomery County Police Department Tactical Unit, but many details surrounding the case still have not been made public. Since the March 12 death police-involved shooting of 21-year-old Duncan Lemp in his bedroom, the name of the officer […]

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June 5, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Rockville Mayor, Council Condemn Death of George Floyd

The Rockville City Mayor and Council issued a joint statement Monday unanimously condemning the death of George Floyd. “In Rockville — we celebrate our diversity and we stand for inclusion,” said Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton, at the opening of Monday’s meeting.”We take great pride that our city is safe for all people — and that […]

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June 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Increase by 208, State Cases Pass 56,000

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 12,434 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 208 cases from the 12,226 reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 606 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of ten deaths since Thursday, according to […]

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June 5, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘It Hurts, And I’ll Tell You Why’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Craig Rice shared this experience 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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