October 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Walt Whitman High School Student Assaulted Female at Churchill, Brandished Knife at Others

A 17-year-old Walt Whitman High School student was taken into custody Wednesday after he assaulted a female student at Churchill High School in Potomac and brandished a knife at others who tried to intervene, according to Montgomery County Police (MCPD). Police Public Information Director Shiera Goff sent the following statement to MyMCM: “On scene investigation […]

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October 7, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Dr. Collins Announces Retirement as Director of NIH

Dr. Francis Collins will step down from his position as Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda by the end of the year. Originally nominated by former President Barack Obama, Collins has led the NIH since 2009. “It has been an incredible privilege to lead this great agency for more than a […]

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October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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October 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Investigate Graffiti in Several Locations Including Walter Johnson High School

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating graffiti at five locations near Old Georgetown Road as a “biased incident,” Police Spokesperson Casandra Tressler told MyMCM Tuesday. The locations include Walter Johnson High School, the Georgetown Square Shopping Center, two churches and a museum, Tressler said. Investigators are reviewing surveillance footage and trying to find […]

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October 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Elrich Seeks Residents’ Input During Series of Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of budget forums on the county’s next operating budget – Fiscal Year 23.  Residents are invited to attend the forums in person or view them virtually via the internet. The purpose of the forums is to gather input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year.  […]

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October 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Zinnia Restaurant:  Zinnia, new tavern and garden restaurant in Silver Spring, opens for diners today. The restaurant is located in the long time Mrs. K’s Toll House, which did not reopen after Maryland’s state of emergency ordered businesses closed […]

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September 30, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 30, In Montgomery County

It is Thursday, Sept. 30 and here are five things to know today in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Info: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released updated guidance on COVID-19 vaccine booster shots and third doses. Click here to learn more about who is eligible. 💉 Got questions about COVID-19 booster shots, […]

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September 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 24, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 24 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Book Festival:  The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival continues through Sept 27. Events will take place in person and virtually. The full schedule can be viewed here. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight singer/songwriter Eric Scott performs […]

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September 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Breast Cancer Awareness Organization Debuts Vicky, the Pink Firetruck

In memory of the three sisters that a former Bethesda career firefighter lost to breast cancer, the nonprofit, For 3 Sisters of Olney, converted an old fire truck to let those with breast cancer know they are not alone. The converted firetruck also will be used to convince women to get regular mammograms. The pink […]

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September 20, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Call Your Mother Adds Second Store in County

Call Your Mother, an award-winning Jewish deli, is now open for business in North Bethesda. The bagel and homemade deli shop opened its fifth location on Sept. 20 at Pike & Rose located at 11807 Grand Park Ave. in North Bethesda. “We are excited to bring our food and good vibes to the Pike and […]

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