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April 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Disturbed by Takoma Park Shooting: ‘You Can’t Shoot People for Property Crimes’

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said he is very disturbed and concerned about Wednesday’s shooting in Takoma Park, in which police say an off-duty Pentagon Force Protection Agency officer shot and killed two people he said he saw trying to break into a car. Takoma Park Police identified the deceased as Dominique Williams, 32, of […]

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April 7, 2021 | Staff Writer

Two Suspects Die in Takoma Park Shooting Involving Off-Duty Pentagon Police Officer

Two suspects succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained during an incident involving an off-duty Pentagon Protection Force Agency Police Officer. Officers from the Takoma Park Police Department responded to multiple reports of shots fired in a parking lot area of the Takoma Overlook Condominiums early Wednesday morning. When authorities arrived at the condos located on the […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Giant Pharmacy Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines at All Montgomery County Locations

Giant Pharmacy is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents at all 152 in-store pharmacy locations in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Delaware and Maryland — including those in Montgomery County. “We’re honored to have the privilege of now being able to offer the vaccine at all 152 of our pharmacy locations to further assist in efforts […]

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March 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Feed the Fridge Program Launches Second Location

A second Feed the Fridge location launched Monday at the Takoma Park Community Center. The Feed the Fridge program aims to decrease food insecurity by providing free meals from high quality restaurants throughout the Washington, D.C. area, according to a press release. Medium Rare restaurant owner Mark Bucher first launched the program in Takoma Park […]

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March 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Highlights Local Parks for Women’s History Month

Montgomery Parks is highlighting five parks across the county to honor Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8. Each of the parks are named after local female leaders, scientists, farmers and educators. The five parks include Caroline Freeland Urban Park in Bethesda, Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park in Kensington, Lois Y. Green Conservation […]

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February 25, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Hispana Gana Concurso de Diseño en Wheaton

A principios de esta semana una mujer hispana del área fue anunciada como la ganadora del cartel anual del Festival y Desfile de Artes de Wheaton. Mirian Fuentes-Romero, residente de Takoma Park y estudiante del Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), fue seleccionada como ganadora, y su diseño se utilizará para el festival de septiembre […]

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February 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Local College Student Wins Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival Poster Contest

A local college student was announced as the winner of the annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival poster earlier this week. Mirian Fuentes-Romero, a Takoma Park resident and student at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), was selected as the winner and her design will be used for the September festival that highlights the […]

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February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Takoma Park Honors Hometown Hero Raskin with Yard Signs

Many Takoma Park residents are celebrating U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) as a hometown hero. Raskin became a household name serving as Lead Impeachment Manager earlier this month and tried prosecuting the case against former President Donald Trump for “Incitement of Insurrection.” Raskin was present for the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol […]

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February 22, 2021 | Staff Writer

Update: Three Local Business Owners Robbed; Police Believe Victims Were Followed Home

Update (Feb. 22): Montgomery County Police are investigating three separate robberies of local business owners. Last week, authorities released details of two robberies that involved other business owners. Police are now investigating the possibility that the same suspects also committed a third robbery on Thursday night. Detectives believe that the suspects followed the victims from […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Winter Storm Causes Delays and Closings Friday

The National Weather Service expects light freezing rain and snow to end Friday as the storm gradually moves out of the area but warns that untreated roads will remain icy and treacherous. There are numerous delays Friday morning. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan remains in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway […]

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