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March 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

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IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline to May 17

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are extending the deadline to file 2020 federal income taxes from April 15 to May 17. The IRS said in a statement that it will provide further guidance on the extension in the coming days. The guidance is likely to be related to tax law changes issued in […]

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November 10, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Police Arrest Armed Bank Robber; ‘BB Gun Believed To Be Weapon’

The Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD) Major Crimes Division arrested and charged a Rockville man who they say committed three armed bank robberies. Noel Omar Lorenzo, 41, of Freeland Road was arrested at his residence just after 11 a.m. on Nov. 4. Police arrested Lorenzo on a criminal warrant, charging him “with three counts […]

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November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Investigators Search For Suspect In Possible Bias-Based Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police Fourth District Investigative Section are investigating what they believe to be a bias-based armed robbery. Investigators say they responded to a gym at the 11000 block of Veirs Mill Road, where the victim stated that the suspect approached him while in the locker room. “The suspect made […]

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October 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Thursday’s Montgomery COVID-19 Numbers: 89 New Cases, One Death

Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 89 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. The cumulative case count for the county now stands at 24,015 since the first confirmed case in March. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.41% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s […]

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October 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County to Host Forum Detailing Outdoor Dining Requirements During Cold Weather

Restaurants that wish to offer outdoor seating during the colder months are invited to forum that will include information about using heaters and tents safely. The Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services is sponsoring the 1 p.m. Oct. 15 forum. Registration is required to obtain the link to the virtual forum. Because the county is […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 2, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

MCDOT Celebrates ‘Walktober’, Promoting Pedestrian Health, Safety

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has partnered with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to host “Walktober,” an event series that strolls on throughout October to help promote the State’s official exercise: walking. According to a press release, the event series coincides with the “celebration of the sixth annual […]

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September 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. It runs through October 15 each year and is a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions, culture and history of the Latin American community in the United States. During the month-long celebration, many activities take place such as festivals, art shows, conferences, community meetings, and […]

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September 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

El Mes de la Herencia Hispana empieza el 15 de Septiembre hasta el 15 de Octubre cada año. Es un periodo para reconocer y celebrar las contribuciones, cultura e historia de la comunidad Latinoamericana. Durante este mes se celebra a escala nacional con festivales, muestras de arte, conferencias, reuniones comunitarias, y mucho más; sin embargo, […]

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July 8, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for 2020 Class

The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the Class of 2020. Nominees will be selected for the Hall of Fame by the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. This will be the second class of inductees for the MoCo Sports Hall of Fame. Last year’s inaugural class featured […]

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