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Germantown, Maryland is located in Montgomery County. Zip codes in Germantown, MD include 20875, 20876, and 20874. The median home price in Germantown is $300,000 which is roughly $200/per square foot. More Germantown information.

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1 hr ago | Gazette.net

Officials to file modified application for White Oak hospital

Adventist HealthCare plans to file a modified certificate of need application soon as part of its bid to move the 252-bed Washington Adventist Hospital from Takoma Park to the White Oak area of Silver Spring, an executive said on Monday. If it gets the approval, the hospital plans to have services such as a behavioral unit with 40 psychiatric beds, a rehabilitation center and walk-in clinic at the Takoma Park campus, but not an emergency room, said Robert Jepson, vice president of business development at Washington Adventist parent Adventist HealthCare.

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5 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Andrews to fight change to his public financing bill

Any political contribution, even from nonresidents, could get matched by Montgomery County tax dollars under a proposed county public campaign financing bill. A change made by the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy committee Monday, matching contributions from non-county residents under the proposed public financing program goes against the intent of the bill, said Councilman Philip M. Andrews of Gaithersburg.

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9 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Germantowna s new Bioscience Education Center promises big things

Montgomery College's Germantown campus officially opened the brand new Bioscience Education Center on Sept. 10 with a dedication ceremony, reception and tours.

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10 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Choice Hotels and Fougler-Pratt build together

From left, Choice Hotels CEO Steve Joyce of McLean, Va. and Senior Vice President Michael Murphy of Reston, Va.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Police believe missing Clarksburg children are dead

Police say they believe two young children who've been missing in suburban Maryland for more than a week are dead, and they're pursuing a homicide case against their mother. Montgomery County police will continue to search parks and wooded areas in Clarksburg and Darnestown for 3-year-old Sarah Hoggle and 2-year-old Jacob Hoggle today, officials said during a morning news conference.

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Gazette.net

Students look to school board for help with walking, busing issues

Nicolas Holt-Barrett said he catches a Ride On bus to and from school in part to avoid crossing Md. 118 on foot to get to Northwest High School in Germantown.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Patch.com

Residents Asked to Look in Backyards for Missing Kids

A Montgomery County mother is under arrest but is refusing to tell police where her two young children are, while officers, including those with cadaver dogs, search for the missing youngsters. Montgomery County Police set up a command post at Darnestown Elementary Sunday as officers continue their around-the-clock search for Jacob and Sarah Hoggle.

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WJLA-TV Arlington

Md. schizophrenic mom claims missing children alive & safe; police still searching

A Clarksburg woman told investigators Saturday that her two children, who have been missing for about a week, are alive and safe, but she didn't tell authorities where they were. Authorities located the mother, 27-year-old Catherine Hoggle, late Friday night walking in the area of Century Rock Boulevard and Crystal Rock Drive in Germantown.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Catherine Hoggle

Catherine Hoggle, the Montgomery County woman who has been missing for days along with her two children, was found late Friday night, authorities said. A telephone tip at about 11:15 p.m. to the 911 center led officers to the woman, said Capt.

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Daily Mail

Missing paranoid schizophrenic mother FOUND alive but search...

Meet the future Mrs Navratilova, the beauty queen with a VERY ugly past: Her millionaire boyfriend was shot dead by a prostitute and her baby's tragic death is still unexplained Vikings star Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse after beating son, 4, with a switch - just months after football player mourned another son 'beaten to death by his ex's boyfriend' Mark Sanford reveals he's called off engagement to Argentinian 'soulmate' mistress for whom he divorced wife in scandal that ruined his White House dreams Father is outraged after fans from rival high school's soccer team make t-shirts featuring his son's MUGSHOT Medical director of Manhattan clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest steps down after he 'let an unauthorized doctor examine star' Boyfriend 'cooked ex's Pomeranian and fed it to her without her knowing before placing its hacked-off paws on her doorstep' 'It ... (more)

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBS Local

Concern Grows For Missing Toddlers, Md. Mom With Paranoid Schizophrenia

Concern grows as Montgomery County police continue to search for a missing Maryland mother- who is diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenia- and her two toddler-aged children. But on Thursday night, police responded to a possible sighting of Hoggle in Germantown.

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Gazette.net

City projects delayed by lack of funds

As Montgomery County officials and legislators work to secure more state school funding, they'll have support from Rockville's leaders. The city's mayor and council said Monday that advocating for capital school projects is one of their legislative priorities for the coming year.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Washington Post

'Nothing's going to stop me from keeping going'

Wendy Xiao was standing behind the counter at Cafe Hong Kong in Germantown, Md., this week when a man walked in. He handed her a flier with photographs of three missing people : a pretty woman flanked by two toddlers - a girl wearing a tank top and a boy with a toothy grin.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Gazette.net

New Holy Cross Germantown Hospital to host open house on Sept. 21

Doug Ryder , president of Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, converses with Roy J. Green of Damascus Community Bank before giving an address during the Greater Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Bennigan's on Sept. 3 in Clarksburg.

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Gazette.net

Germantown student creates study guide for magnet program hopefuls

Nina Todd said she struggled to find materials to help her study for a test that makes up part of the middle school magnet program application. Nina, now a 13-year-old ninth grader at Poolesville High School, wrote a study guide and a workbook this past spring to help fifth-graders get ready for Montgomery County Public Schools' test used to help determine which students make it into the system's middle school magnet programs.

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CBS Local

Police To File Charges Against Missing Md. Mom With Paranoid Schizophrenia

Montgomery County police say they intend to file criminal charges against a mother who slipped away from her husband following the disappearance of two of their children. Assistant Police Chief Russ Hamill also said Wednesday that 27-year-old Catherine Hoggle was captured briefly on video in downtown Germantown early Tuesday morning.

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Gazette.net

Study finds minorities, women win few county contracts

The study, conducted by Atlanta-based Griffin & Strong P.C. aimed to determine if a statistically significant disparity exists between the number of available minority, female and disabled-owned businesses and the number of county contracts those business procure. Montgomery County has a Minority, Female and Disabled-Owned Businesses Program, also known as MFD, that provides outreach and opportunities to historically marginalized groups.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Power Online

USTDA Supports Geothermal Power Plant In Colombia

Last week, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Empresas Pblicas de Medelln E.S.P. to evaluate the technical, economic and financial feasibility of constructing one or more geothermal power plants in Colombia's Nereidas Valley. EPM is a multi-sector utility founded in 1955 that is owned entirely by the Municipality of Medelln, the second largest city in Colombia.

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Gazette.net

American Legion Post 295 serving Gaithersburg-Germantown leases building near Germantown MARC station

Without its own place to meet for many years, American Legion Post 295, which serves the Germantown-Gaithersburg area, has finally found a spot to land. The post has leased the old Pumphrey-Mateny house bordering the main parking lot at the MARC station of Germantown Road .

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WTOP-FM Washington

Police seek missing Clarksburg woman, her two children

Catherine Hoggle, 27, and two of her children -- 2-year-old Jacob Hoggle and 3-year-old Sarah Hoggle -- disappeared over the last two days. Troy Turner, Catherine Hoggle's common-law husband, reported her and two of their three children missing at about 8 p.m. Monday.

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