October 23, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

North Pole Quarantine: Macy’s Announces Santa Will Not Visit Department Stores

For the first time in nearly 160 years, Santa Claus won’t be coming to town… well, more specifically, he won’t be stopping by at Macy’s department stores, including the Bethesda, Gaithersburg and Wheaton locations. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Macy’s announced it will instead host a “virtual experience” -to preserve the safety of customers and […]

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August 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Trial Set for MCPD Officer Charged in Aspen Hill Arrest Incident

A trial date for the Montgomery County Police Officer who has been charged for aggressively kneeing a man during an arrest on July 3 at a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill has been set. Officials with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office say Officer Kevin Moris had a scheduling hearing on Friday. The trial is set […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville House Fire Causes $600,000 in Damages, Two People Displaced (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters battled a house fire on Tuesday night in the 1700 block of Pasture Brook Way in Rockville. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said when firefighters arrived at the scene, around 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 20, there were flames throughout the house. According to Piringer, the occupants of the house safely […]

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December 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival

Drive Thru Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights (VIDEO)

Take a drive through Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in this video, below: The Winter Lights Festival is now open thru Dec. 31. The festival will be closed on Dec. 25.

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January 11, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of December, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Thief and the […]

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December 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Inauguration Day for County Executive Isiah Leggett and members of the Montgomery County Council. You can watch the ceremony live at 11:15 a.m. on Montgomery Channel 21 today. 2. The County Executive’s Ball takes place tonight at the Bethesda North Marriott […]

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December 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Update for Dec. 5

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee will hold a worksession at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 5, to discuss the the County’s Compliance Check Program regarding establishments that sell alcohol. A report shows that in Fiscal Year 2013, 72-percent of the establishments turned away youth under the age of 21, marking a slight increase in […]

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