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October 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 22 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Small Business Town Hall:  The series of biweekly town halls to keep businesses informed continues today from noon-1 p.m. Judy Costello, a special projects manager for the County Executive will be joined by Kelly Groff, Cory Van Horn, both […]

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October 20, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Game Time Moved, Precautions in Place for Quince Orchard-Northwest Football Game

The game time for most anticipated high school football game of the season, Quince Orchard at Northwest, has been moved from 6:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Friday it was announced Wednesday afternoon in “an abundance of caution for everyone’s safety and for the smooth operations of the entire event” according to a letter sent […]

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October 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Semana Nacional de Seguridad en los Autobuses Escolares

  El condado de Montgomery está honrando la Semana Nacional de Seguridad en los Autobuses Escolares (del 18 al 22 de octubre) al promover su programa en línea: Rutas Seguras a la Escuela. El programa intenta hacer que caminar y andar en bicicleta sea más seguro y más atractivo para los estudiantes al enfocarse en […]

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October 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Halloween Happenings in the County: Haunted Houses, Forests and More

There are plenty of places in or near Montgomery County to have some spooky Halloween fun. Here’s a list of some haunted forests and houses, live theatre and movies for the scariest time of the year. Haunted Forests and Houses Field of Screams Maryland Features a hike through the Super Trail and a visit to […]

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October 18, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

County Humane Society Accepting Entries for ‘Howl-o-ween’ Pet Costume Contest

The Montgomery County Humane Society is accepting entries for the 2021 Howl-o-ween pet costume contest now through Friday, Oct. 22 at midnight. Pet costume contests have been a holiday mainstay at the humane society for many years, according to Director of Marketing and Community Outreach Lisa Carrier-Baker. The humane society started accepting virtual submissions in […]

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October 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Sentenced to 42 Years for Involvement in Double Murder

Noah Barnett of Silver Spring was sentenced Oct. 8 to 42 years in prison for his role as an accessory after the fact to first degree murder in the execution style deaths of two men. In January 2020, Barnett, 21, pled guilty to the deaths of 23-year-old Jordan Radway of Laurel and 24-year-old Christian Roberts […]

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October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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October 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Flu Vaccination Clinics This Fall

Montgomery County health officials urge all residents to get vaccinated against influenza and will hold clinics for adults and children in October and November, they said in a statement. Seasonal flu vaccinations are available through private health providers, as well as retail locations throughout the county. Visit the CVS, Giant, Harris Teeter, RiteAid, Safeway, Walgreens and Walmart websites for details. Flu season […]

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September 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Grants Available for Non-Profits to Improve Security Against Hate Crimes

Montgomery County has approved $700,000 to support nonprofits that have experienced or are at high risk of experiencing hate crimes. These grants are available to help with the costs of security personnel or other security planning measures for non-profit organizations located in Montgomery County. The funds are administered by the Office of Emergency Management and […]

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July 27, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Silver Spring Woman Embezzled $1.5 Million

Eleanor Milligan, 61, of Silver Spring was convicted in U.S. District Court of embezzling $1.5 million dollars from an employer.  Over a period of six and a half years, from 2009 to 2016, she manipulated the payroll of a D.C.-based business. Using the identities of fellow employees, she made payments to herself. Milligan was convicted […]

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