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April 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

D.C. Man Charged for 19 Commercial Burglaries in Bethesda, Police Say

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives charged a Washington, D.C. man with committing 19 commercial burglaries in downtown Bethesda, 18 of them occurring between January and March, a police press release said. MCPD charged Patrick Stanley Nichols, 56, of Connecticut Avenue in Northwest D.C. for 18 commercial burglaries between Jan. 4 and March 24, police […]

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March 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Cherry Blossoms Bursting: County Artists Showcased in the D.C. Region

Montgomery County artists created five of the 26 cherry blossom statues on display that are scattered throughout the Greater Washington, D.C. area. The National Cherry Blossom Festival has gone virtual for the second year in a row to discourage crowds from heading to the Tidal Basin to view the beautiful pink blossoms. Art in Bloom […]

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February 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Weather Advisory Extended as Wintry Mix Continues 

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended its winter weather advisory for parts of Montgomery County to last until 9 a.m. Tuesday. NWS said additional snow accumulation of up to two inches and ice up to one-tenth of an inch is possible for northwest, central and southeast county, as well as Washington, D.C. and parts of […]

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November 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Tightens Restrictions: ‘We Are In A War Right Now And The Virus Is Winning’

Gov. Larry Hogan announced several new measures to tighten Maryland’s coronavirus restrictions at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. The news comes as coronavirus cases are surging across the country. Maryland has had 13 days with more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases; the state positivity rate is 6.85%, and the case rate is 49 cases per […]

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November 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Charged with Stabbing Two People at 7-Eleven in Silver Spring

A Washington, D.C. man has been charged with two counts of attempted second-degree murder after police say he stabbed two people in Silver Spring. According to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), detectives determined that on Monday night, Wayne Riley, 55, was trying to get into a storage area holding cigarettes at the 7-Eleven at […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled 6 Months in Advance

About seven months ago, the 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. was canceled due to COVID-19. On Tuesday the festival organization announced the cherry blossom parade is canceled for 2021, too. The cancellation comes almost six months ahead of the planned parade date, which was April 10, 2021. The festival is still […]

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July 22, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Washington NFL Team Hires Julie Donaldson as Senior Vice President of Media

NBC Sports Washington anchor Julie Donaldson was named Senior Vice President of Media and Content for Washington’s NFL team on Tuesday. Donaldson will replace Larry Michael, who abruptly retired from the organization last week amid sexual harassment allegations. Donaldson will oversee all of the team’s broadcasts, making her the franchise’s highest ranking female executive. She […]

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March 4, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Maryland Lawmakers Hope to Eliminate Jump to Daylight Saving Time

As families prepare to lose an hour of sleep and gain an hour of light, Maryland lawmakers hope to put a stop to Daylight Saving Time switches. Maryland legislators have proposed legislation to potentially eliminate the practice of Daylight Saving Time in the state of Maryland. Delegate Brian Crosby (D-29B) and Senator Justin Ready (R-5) […]

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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Metrorail Extends Hours for Nats Fans Attending Game 7 Watch Parties

Nationals fans attending the Game 7 watch party at Nationals Park or other locations can take Metro home thanks to support from Pepco. WMATA officials have announced that four stations will remain open Wednesday after the system’s regular 11:30 p.m. closing time to accommodate Nationals fans attending World Series Game 7 watch party events. Four […]

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July 22, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Changing Jobs? 4 Tips

If you’re changing jobs soon or you’re looking to do so, here are four things that you should be thinking about!

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