August 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

White’s Ferry’s Future Discussed at Poolesville Town Hall

Montgomery and Loudoun County residents joined a town hall Wednesday in Poolesville to learn updates about the future of White’s Ferry. Since 1786, the ferry had transported commuters across the Potomac River between Montgomery County, near Poolesville, and Loudoun County, Virginia. In Dec. 2020, it shut down after more than 230 years of service following […]

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March 10, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin and Deirdre Byrne

‘Some People’s Heroes are Other People’s Villains’: Death of ‘Kane’ Brings Backs Good, Bad and ‘Complicated’ Memories

When news of Peter Deibler’s death became public Monday morning, it brought up positive and negative memories for fans and former coworkers. The popular Top 40 radio host and Montgomery County resident — who went by “Kane” on-air — spent much of his career at Hot 99.5 (WIHT), which is based in Rockville. Some of […]

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January 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

After White’s Ferry Shutdown, Leaders Hope for Resolution

After more than 230 years of operation, White’s Ferry announced on Dec. 28 that it would stop service effective immediately following a November court ruling in Virginia. Since 1786, the ferry transported commuters across the Potomac River between Montgomery County, near Poolesville, and Loudoun County, Virginia. MyMCM spoke with Kerri Cook, president of the Town […]

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November 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Los Tribunales de Maryland Posponen Todos los Juicios con Jurado Hasta 2021

El Poder Judicial de Maryland anunció que todos los juicios con jurado se pospondrán hasta 2021. La juez principal del Tribunal de Apelaciones de Maryland, Mary Ellen Barbera, ordenó que los tribunales retrocedan de la Fase 5 a la Fase 3 de reapertura a partir del lunes. La Fase 5, de corta duración, comenzó el […]

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November 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Courts Postpone All Jury Trials Until 2021 

On Thursday, the Maryland Judiciary announced that all jury trials will be postponed to 2021. Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera ordered that courts roll back from Phase 5 to Phase 3 of reopening beginning Monday. The short-lived Phase 5 began on Oct. 5; jury trials had resumed for the first time […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Circuit Court Prepares to Resume Jury Trials for First Time Since March

On Monday, Oct. 5 Maryland courts will enter Phase 5 of reopening. This means all courts will be fully operational and for circuit courts, it means jury trials are back on for the first time since March. The Montgomery County Circuit Court has many COVID-19 precautions in place like plexiglass and physical distancing. Some jurors […]

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July 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Charged with Assault of 6-Year-Old Girl Outside Silver Spring Elementary School

A man was arrested and charged with rape and assault of a 6-year-old girl in Silver Spring.  On the morning of July 3, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers were sent to Oak View Elementary School for a report of a sexual assault, according to court documents. The complainant was with the 6-year-old girl, and […]

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March 14, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Detendrá los Desalojos por un Período de 15 días

A medida que se propaga el coronavirus (COVID-19), el gobernador Larry Hogan decidió emitir una “Proclamación y Declaración de Estado de Emergencia y Existencia de Emergencia de Salud Catastrófica – COVID-19”, según el sexto tribunal de distrito de Maryland para el Memorándum del Condado de Montgomery. El brote internacional de COVID-19 representa un peligro inminente […]

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March 13, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery County Will Halt Evictions for a 15 Day Period

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads, Gov. Larry Hogan decided to issue a “Proclamation and Declaration of State of Emergency and Existence of Catastrophic Health Emergency – COVID-19,” according to the sixth district court of Maryland for Montgomery County Memorandum and Order. The international outbreak of COVID-19 poses an impending danger to the welfare of Montgomery […]

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June 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Taking Opioid Makers to Court

Rockville has become the latest jurisdiction to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors filing action in federal court in Baltimore on Monday. “I think it’s a wakeup call to the manufacturers and the distributors,” Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton said Tuesday. “This is how the stop smoking ban started. People woke up one day and said, ‘Look […]

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