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September 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Investigate August Theft From Vehicles in Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) released surveillance video of a suspect in theft from vehicles that occurred last month in Silver Spring. On Aug. 23, officers responded to Locksley Lane in the Colesville area around 11:30 a.m. for a report of theft from vehicles, police said in a release Tuesday. The victim said property […]

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August 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Monday’s COVID-19 Health Metrics Show Increase in Cases, Transmission Rate

145 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the county Monday bringing the cumulative total to 74,807. The number of patients being treated for COVID-19 in a hospital continues to climb. On Aug 1, 26 patients with COVID-19 were being treated in a hospital. This represents 2% of the inpatient hospital beds in the county. […]

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August 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 23. Mostly cloudy today with a high temperature of 90 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Back to School: In just one week on Aug. 30, Montgomery County Public Schools will greet students for the new school year.  Maryland requires numerous immunizations for students attending public […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Animal Services Hosts ‘Pocket Pet Palooza’

For two weeks, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will waive adoption fees for small animals. Following the success of July’s cat adoption event which led to a record-breaking 162 adoptions, the non-profit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW) will now sponsor “Pocket Pet Palooza.” The promotional event for small […]

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July 27, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Silver Spring Resident Wins $50,000 Scholarship from VaxU Lottery

A resident of Silver Spring was awarded a $50,000 VaxU lottery scholarship yesterday, July 26, according to the Maryland Higher Education Commission. This resident is the third Montgomery County VaxU scholarship winner out of six Marylanders. A resident from Potomac and a resident from Silver Spring were chosen in the first drawing on July 12.  […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 23 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday and cooler temperatures! Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 23. 1. Small Business Marketing Plan Workshop: The Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will hold a session to guide startups through the process to develop a marketing strategy. Workshop […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 22-25

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 22 – 25. One Act and More:  The Upcounty Theatre Company performs their first-ever One Act Plays festival featuring five plays, The Box, Trifles, Little Sal and Maria, Little Sal and Maria Scare Momma, and Cusumano.  Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24 at 8 […]

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July 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton TGIF Summer Concert Series Open Friday with The Nighthawks

The Wheaton outdoor summer concert series, Wheaton TGIF, is scheduled to begin July 12 with four concerts at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park. The free concerts take place at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of July and August. Concert attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets. The park is located at 11200 […]

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