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June 10, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Great, NFL Veteran, Now CEO Shawn Springs

Shawn Springs is one of the best football players to ever come out of Montgomery County. After a decorated career at Springbrook as an All-Met football player and track star, Springs was an All-America at Ohio State and the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. A 13-year NFL career […]

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Woman Attacked by Black Bear in Frederick County

A 63-year-old woman was attacked by a black bear on Wednesday night in Frederick County, according to a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) official. The bear attack happened around 9 p.m. on Irongate Lane in Frederick, near Middleton, according to Harry Spiker, who is a state bear biologist. Spiker said this is the first time […]

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Moves Basketball Games From Friday to Thursday

A Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) official has announced that all Friday basketball games will be played on Thursday this week because of the weather forecast. The National Weather Service issued a Blizzard Watch for Montgomery County that begins Friday afternoon. MCPS Athletics Specialist Jeff Sullivan reports on his Twitter account that all the rescheduled […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

President Obama Awards Army Captain Flo Groberg the Medal of Honor (VIDEO)

At a White House ceremony today, President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Captain Flo Groberg, a former Walter Johnson High School graduate. You can watch the ceremony, below: ORIGINAL POST Captain Florent Groberg, a 2001 Walter Johnson High School graduate, will receive the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award, […]

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August 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fall Sports Begin at MCPS (PHOTOS)

It was a beautiful day for the first official day of practices and tryouts for student athletes at Montgomery County public high schools on Aug. 12th. One of the big improvements for the MCPS athletics program this year is the full implementation of the certified athletic trainer (ATC) program at all 25 high schools. “The […]

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July 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Train Collision

Montgomery County police and fire rescue units are on the scene of a collision involving a MARC train and a track maintenance vehicle in Silver Spring. According to MARC, service on the Brunswick Line is suspended with no estimated time of restoration. Police said Seminary Road is closed at Forest Glen Road. So far, no […]

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May 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on the future of the county’s Department of Economic Development and an update on the county’s truancy program. There are also reports from Montgomery County Public Schools, the City of Rockville, Montgomery College and more. You can watch the […]

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April 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day in the Life of Recreation in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

There are ample opportunities for recreation in Montgomery County and that’s one of the reasons that makes living here so wonderful. There’s so much to do. We received over 1,100 photos during our “Day of the Life of Montgomery County” event on April 22nd and many of those photos showed residents at play in our […]

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