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September 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Breast Cancer Awareness Organization Debuts Vicky, the Pink Firetruck

In memory of the three sisters that a former Bethesda career firefighter lost to breast cancer, the nonprofit, For 3 Sisters of Olney, converted an old fire truck to let those with breast cancer know they are not alone. The converted firetruck also will be used to convince women to get regular mammograms. The pink […]

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September 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Safely Use a Shared E-Scooter in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is sponsoring four free clinics for residents interested in learning to safely use an e-scooter. The clinics provide participants with the opportunity to take an e-scooter for a test ride. Safety tips and a review of basic scooter laws will also be covered. Participants must be 18 years and […]

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August 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Ride a Bike This Fall

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation sponsors six classes for residents interested in learning to ride a bicycle. The classes are for adults and will be taught by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA). The classes target adults who have never ridden a bicycle before or have not been on a bicycle in many years. […]

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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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October 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

COVID-19: 712 Nuevos Casos en Maryland, 131 en el Condado de Montgomery

El viernes por la mañana, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó 131 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery. Este es el mayor aumento diario desde el 7 de septiembre, cuando se registraron 140 nuevos casos. Desde el inicio de la pandemia, el recuento acumulativo de casos para el condado ha aumentado […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 712 New Maryland Cases, 131 in Montgomery County

Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 131 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This is the largest daily increase since Sept. 7 when 140 new cases were recorded. Since the start of the pandemic, the cumulative case count for the county has climbed to 22,810. The county had a rolling seven-day average of […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 2, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Oct. 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts a virtual meeting at 12:30 p.m. Friday on business and economic development amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Kelly Leonard, host for Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network, as well as Katheryn Hoerster, owner and operator […]

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October 1, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Crumbl Cookies Set To Open First Maryland Location in Rockville

Crumbl Cookies, a specialty cookie delivery company known on the West Coast, opens its first Maryland storefront in Rockville on Thursday, Oct. 1. The national bakery franchise is known for its rotating menu and features four gourmet cookies each week. Crumbl will also celebrate its opening with a Free Cookie Day for its customers on […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Council President Katz Hosting Business Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host his next business briefing Friday, Oct. 2 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. The virtual briefing will take place on Zoom. Katz will be accompanied by Kelly Leonard, host for Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network, as well as Katheryn Hoerster, owner and operator of Nothing Bundt Cakes […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Testing Clinics Available Week of Sept. 28

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 28. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing clinics are free, and no doctor’s order is required. Online appointments are encouraged but are not required. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health […]

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