oct. 30

November 5, 2021 | Gianna Gronowski

A picture of the exterior of the Walgreens pharmacy that got robbed on Saturday.

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Robbery Suspects Still at Large

Two suspects are still at large after an armed robbery Saturday at a Walgreens pharmacy along the 6900 block of Arlington Road in Bethesda. The Montgomery County Police Department Major Crimes Division released a statement November 3 detailing the crime as per its ongoing investigation. Officers from the 2nd District responded to the call at approximately […]

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October 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival Features John Edgar Wideman, Michael Dirda

Award-winning author John Edgar Wideman will receive the Award for Achievement in American Literature at the 25th annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival on Saturday. For the second year in a row, due to the pandemic, the festival will be streamed virtually from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival started in 1996, in honor of […]

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October 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Departamento de Transporte Ofrece Consejos de Seguridad para ‘Ser Visto en Halloween’

Los niños tienen más probabilidades de ser atropellados por un automóvil y perder la vida el 31 de octubre que cualquier otro día del año, según el Consejo Nacional de Seguridad. Es por eso que el Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT) ofrece consejos prácticos sobre cómo mantenerse a salvo, en su Programa […]

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October 29, 2021 | Collin Riviello

MCDOT Offers Tips to ‘Be Seen On Halloween’

Children are more likely to be hit by a car and killed on Oct. 31 than any other day of the year, according to the National Safety Council. That’s why Montgomery County Department of Transportation is offering trick-or-treaters tips on how to stay safe by handing out prizes and promoting it’s Safe Routes to School […]

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October 29, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Ghost Stories of Montgomery County

‘Tis the season for thrillers …and while it may not be “Halloween Part 13” or “The Maryland Lawnmower Massacre”, MyMCM has created its own version of the genre: “Ghost Stories.” In this less than full-length feature, the real star is Montgomery County. While she doesn’t believe in ghosts herself, Lottes confesses she really wrote her […]

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October 28, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

‘HalloWheaton’ Evento Gratis en la Nueva Plaza Marian Fryer el 30 de Octubre

El condado de Montgomery invita a sus residentes al evento gratuito “HalloWheaton” que se llevará a cabo en la nueva Plaza Marian Fryer, en el centro de Wheaton desde el mediodía hasta las 4:00 p.m. el sábado 30 de octubre. La Plaza Marian Fryer está ubicada en 2424 Reedie Drive en el distrito comercial del […]

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October 28, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Safe Rides Home for Halloween Revelers Offered By SoberRide

Statistically, 41% of U.S. highway deaths on Halloween involve drunk drivers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  If alcohol will be part of your Halloween festivities Saturday, rest assured that you can celebrate safely. A local nonprofit wants you to be aware of their SoberRide program which offers free Lyft rides home. 21-34 […]

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October 25, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Park Closures Due to Deer Population Management Program Begin this Week

Starting this week, Montgomery Parks is urging visitors to plan their visits around scheduled closures, according to an August announcement. The reason? Annual deer population management programming — which utilizes “carefully screened, qualified, and licensed recreational hunters”  to maintain the County’s ecological balance. According to the announcement, the deer population in Montgomery County exceeds both […]

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October 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

SBA Loans Available for Residents and Businesses Affected by the Remains of Hurricane IDA

Residents of the state of Maryland, including Montgomery County, as well as business owners, who were affected by disasters caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “Montgomery County encountered deadly consequences last month following rain and […]

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October 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Invites Public to Share Input for Superintendent Search

Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education announced that they have begun a national search for a new MCPS superintendent. The new superintendent would officially begin on July 1, 2022. The Board of Education will start reviewing a slate of candidates in January. The Board of Education is partnering with the search board Hazard, Young, Attea […]

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