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January 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen, Cardin Introduce Bill to Award Officer Goodman Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) are among a bipartisan group of senators introducing a bill to award Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal. In addition to Van Hollen and Cardin, the bill is co-introduced by U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). NEW: […]

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December 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cyclist Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Black Lives Matter Supporters on Capital Crescent Trail

Anthony Brennan, III, the Kensington man who was filmed in a physical confrontation with a group of young adults in June, pleaded guilty to three charges of second-degree assault on Wednesday. Brennan, 61,  will be sentenced Feb. 2, 2021, said Ramon Korionoff, spokesperson for the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. This summer, a video of […]

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December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Completes Degree from Stanford

With no competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympic gold swimmer Katie Ledecky dove head first into her schoolwork. The Bethesda native enrolled in a full load of classes in the spring, summer and fall, making the most of her time out of the water. In November, Ledecky graduated from Stanford with an undergraduate degree in psychology. […]

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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Library Card Holders Now Have Access to Washington Post Digital

The perks of owning a library card are endless. Montgomery County Public Libraries announced on social media that cardholders now can access a digital subscription of the Washington Post. Cardholders can sign up at the following link: mcpl.link/WashingtonPost. The Washington Post will allow cardholders to have digital access for a 7 day trial. MCPL explained […]

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October 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Governor Hogan Casts His Presidential Write-In Vote for Ronald Reagan

Gov. Larry Hogan voted for Ronald Reagan by-mail last week, The Washington Post reported Friday. Hogan wrote-in the late president’s name because he wanted to make a statement, according to The Post. This isn’t his first write-in either, as Hogan voted for his late father in 2016. Larry Hogan Sr. passed away in 2017. Evidently […]

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August 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Gov. Hogan Names Keiffer Mitchell As Acting Chief of Staff

Gov. Larry Hogan on Aug. 17 named Chief Legislative Officer Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr. as acting chief of staff following the resignation of Roy McGrath. “Keiffer is a widely respected leader who has served our administration with distinction since day one. He has a proven track record for bringing people together and working across the […]

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July 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

74% de los Nuevos Pacientes de Covid-19 en Montgomery son Hispanos

Según reportó el periódico The Washington Post en un artículo, los datos más recientes muestran que los 200,000 residentes hispanos del condado de Montgomery representan más de dos tercios de las nuevas infecciones, a pesar de que son sólo una quinta parte de la población del condado. Los defensores atribuyen la disparidad en parte a […]

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July 6, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

White’s Ferry Confederate Statue Now in Storage

White’s Ferry, the only cable ferry service that carries people and transportation across the Potomac River, has placed a confederate statue that was on their property, in storage, according to an article in The Washington Post. The statue was moved from the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville to White’s Ferry back in 2017. A Confederate […]

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February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus Sexual Assault Victims File Lawsuits Against School Board, Administrators, Coaches

Four students who said they “were victims of vicious sexual assaults” in Damascus High School football locker rooms during 2017 to 2019 filed suit Thursday against the Montgomery County Board of Education and several Damascus school officials and coaches. The 33-page and 31-page lawsuits detail the sexual assault incidents as well as an environment in […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trio of Ex-Good Counsel Teammates Ready for NFL Divisional Round

One local high school — Our Lady of Good Counsel — will be watching the NFL playoffs a little more intently than most. The Olney school has three alumni playing this weekend in the NFL’s divisional round. And they all played together on the same 2011 team. Stefon Diggs ’12 (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at […]

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