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July 26, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Suspect Charged with Two Counts of Attempted Kidnapping in Olney

A 29-year-old is facing several charges after attempting to kidnap two women from a grocery store in Olney, according to a statement from Montgomery County Department of Police. MCPD confirmed to MyMCM that Kenon Leonard of Olney was charged with the kidnapping and assault of a 45-year old and 42-year-old at Harris Teeter on July […]

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July 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, July 16, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meets with U.S. Senator Cardin:  On Friday, July 16 at 10:30 a.m., the Council will meet virtually with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin. The meeting will be broadcast on County Cable Montgomery (Channels 6 and 996 on Comcast/RCN and […]

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July 12, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Takoma Park Youth Council Now Accepting Applications

The Takoma Park Youth Council — which works closely with the city council, mayor and city groups to advocate for Takoma Park’s young people — is now accepting applications for 2021-2022. The youth council was formed in 2017 as an advisory committee to the city council. It is intended to provide an opportunity for the youth of […]

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July 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Savor Bethesda Restaurant Week Continues Through July 18

“Savor Bethesda” Restaurant Week takes place from now through Sunday, July 18. Participating downtown Bethesda restaurants will offer specials and deals for $10, $20 or $35. All menu items are available for dine in and take-out. Take-out customers may also enjoy their meals at the Bethesda Streetery with locations on Norfolk, Cordell and Woodmont Avenues. […]

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June 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

County Animal Services Waives Fees for Cat Adoptions Throughout July

July may be the purrrfect time to adopt a feline friend in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood is waiving the fees for all its cats and kittens from July 1 through July 31. The initiative is part of MCASAC’s “Feline Freedom” campaign and is sponsored by the nonprofit […]

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June 23, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

County Board Of Appeals Seeks Applicants For New Appointee

The Montgomery County Council is accepting applicants to serve on its Board of Appeals, the five-member quasi-judicial panel which settles land zoning and development disputes. The open position can be filled by a Democrat, Republican or a voter not affiliated with any political party. Current board member Caryn Hines’ term expires in September, creating an […]

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July 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Update: Three Metrics Do Not Meet County Targets

Thursday Montgomery County released an update on the public health metrics used to guide the reopening of businesses and services. There have been 16,056 cases and 725 deaths in the county since the first three cases were confirmed in March. The county health department is tracking three categories of information including the number of COVID-19 […]

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July 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations Remain Above 400 for Third Day, Montgomery Cases Increase by 70

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 16,056 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 70 from the 15,986 cases reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 725 county residents have died from COVID-19. There were no new deaths in the last 24 hours. More Montgomery […]

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July 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Test Options: There will be a free COVID-19 testing clinic available in White Oak today. Although appointments are full for the Takoma Park location, there are other options available. Click here for more details. The clinics are free, and you do not need […]

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July 14, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPS Answering Community Questions About Fall Reopening During Virtual Meeting Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be hosting a virtual conversation on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. about the drafted plan for the district’s reopening. Community members will have the opportunity to learn more about the recovery plan and have their questions answered during the live session. With the drafted plan for schooling this […]

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