September 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Walmart Cuts Back on Guns and Ammunition

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon sent a memo to employees this week announcing cutbacks to gun sales and ammunition in stores. “We’ve also been listening to a lot of people inside and outside our company as we think about the role we can play in helping to make the country safer. It’s clear to us that […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest One of Their Own for Theft

A Montgomery County police officer faces theft charges, according to a police statement released Monday. Officer Jose A. Barahona, 25, was charged Sunday, according to online court records. On Feb. 2, a loss prevention employee at the Walmart at 20910 Frederick Road, Germantown, told a county police officer that Barahona had stolen items from the […]

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April 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hazardous Materials Incident in Germantown

First responders were dispatched to the Walmart at the Milestone Shopping Center for a hazardous materials incident, according to a tweet by Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. 20900blk Frederick Rd, Walmart, initially report of sick person, 1st responders discover odor, Hazmat assisting, EMS evaluating several ppl — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) […]

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November 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Holiday Present Guide: 2015’s 10 Most Popular Gift Cards

It’s that time of year again, holiday season is in full swing and the stress of buying gifts for loved ones might be weighing on some consumers. An easy solution to that problem may be gift cards. CardHub reports that gift cards are one of the most sought after type of present for a ninth […]

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March 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council Takes Straw Vote on Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council took a straw vote on the Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan amendment after some spirited discussion on March 24. Formal action is scheduled for March 31. You can watch a recap of this discussion and vote here: According to a county official, the area being addressed covers about 14 acres west […]

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August 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, August 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Walmart has scrapped plans for an Aspen Hill store. 2. At the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, local leaders promote what a future rapid transit vehicle might look like. 3. Montgomery County police need your help to find a missing 12-year-old girl in […]

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August 12, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Walmart Not Coming To Aspen Hill

Walmart has scrapped its plans to build a store in Aspen Hill. The company had been looking to open a 118,000-square-foot store with expanded grocery offerings at the site that would have employed 300 people. “I can confirm that Walmart has decided not to move forward with the Aspen Hill project,” said Walmart spokesman William […]

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May 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Should Walmart Come to Aspen Hill? (Video)

“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken and the panel discuss Walmart opening a store in Aspen Hill. Guest Susan Heltemes comments. The next show of 21 This Week airs on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and then again at 8:30 p.m. on Channel 21. Don’t miss it! View this entire episode of 21 This Week on […]

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