July 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

One Suspect Arrested, Two Wanted for Wheaton Home Improvement Scam

One suspect was arrested for involvement in a home improvement scam that occurred in May in Wheaton. Two suspects remain at large. In May, the 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit of the Montgomery County Department of Police (MCDP) began to investigate a home improvement scam that happened on May 4. A 63-year-old resident of Horde […]

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May 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Commemorates National Mental Health Awareness Month in May

During the pandemic, mental health issues and drug overdoses rose as did calls for help to Montgomery County’s mobile crisis team. Dr. Raymond Crowel, director of the county’s Department of Health and Human Services, told members of the Montgomery County Council May 19 as part of a presentation for this month’s Mental Health Awareness month […]

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April 27, 2021 | Rachel Clair

If You’re a Fan of the 80’s, the Heat Is On This Week

Summer does not officially begin until June 20 but folks in the DMV will get a sneak preview this week. Ready or not, temperatures will climb into the 8o’s Tuesday through Thursday. Quite a departure from late last week when temps dipped into the 30’s. D.C.-area forecast: Spring sunshine with summer warmth the next few […]

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May 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, County DHHS Director Offers Advice for Pandemic

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Dr. Raymond Crowel, director of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), offers his advice on coping with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Crowel teaches residents about a specific method of relaxation and meditation called box breathing. He reminds us of two resources you can call […]

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August 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Identify Credit Card Fraud Suspect

Montgomery County detectives continue to investigate at least three reports of wallet thefts and subsequent fraudulent use of the victims’ credit cards at stores in the county. Police released surveillance photos of a man who used stolen credit cards. According to police, between the months of March and May, at least three victims reported that […]

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May 4, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

May Senior Moment Update

May is Older Americans Month! This year’s theme is Connect, Create and Contribute. For more information about Older Americans Month, visit the Administration for Community Living online at ACL.Gov/oam. For information about resources for older adults in Montgomery County , visit MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov/Senior online, OR Call Aging and Disability Services at 240-777-3000.

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Public Art in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg unveiled a new sculpture of former Mayor Ed Bohrer at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm earlier this year. Find out more about the city’s public art in this report, below:

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May 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert: Dry Cleaning May be Picked up From Wheaton Dry Cleaners

Consumers attempting to pick up their clothing at Super Cleaners in Silver Spring may be surprised to find the business has been evicted. Arrangements have been made to ensure consumers have the opportunity to retrieve their clothing. According to a news release from Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP), anyone with clothing at the […]

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May 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Provides Free Deck Inspections in May (VIDEO)

Do you have a deck in your backyard that has not been inspected for quite some time? May is Building Safety Month and the Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services is offering free deck inspections. County homeowners should call MC 311 to request a deck inspection.

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May 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Victims’ Rights Foundation to Host Prayer Vigil for Shooting Victims

The Victims’ Rights Foundation has scheduled a prayer vigil tonight to honor the victims in last week’s shootings in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. Greg Wims, founder and president of the Victims’ Rights Foundation, said he plans to announce a new fund for the victims at tonight’s vigil. According to Wims, the funds will be […]

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