September 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders, Residents Gather in Rockville to Remember Victims of Lynching 

The Montgomery County community gathered Sunday in Rockville to memorialize two Black men who were lynched in the late 1800s. John Diggs-Dorsey was lynched in 1880 and Sidney Randolph in 1896, according to Montgomery History documents. Diggs-Dorsey was accused of assault in 1880 and was in jail when a white mob took him and lynched […]

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September 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Remembrance Walk, Soil Collection Ceremony Memorialize Two Victims Lynched in Rockville 

In the late 1800s, two Black men were lynched in the Rockville area. On Sunday, leaders and residents joined a remembrance walk and soil collection ceremony to memorialize John Diggs-Dorsey and Sidney Randolph. According to Montgomery History, Diggs-Dorsey was accused of assault in 1880 and jailed, when a mob captured him and lynched him. Randolph […]

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March 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County Recycles More Than 200,000 Pounds of Food Waste

Montgomery County has collected more than 200,000 pounds of food scraps and recycled them into a material that helps the soil by improving drainage, water retention and aeration. The result is less food waste being tossed into general trash as well as compost for sale. The Montgomery County Commercial Food Scraps Recycling Partnership Program, which […]

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