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Montgomery County campaign finance bill loses steam
As the Montgomery County Council heads on its monthlong August recess, a bill to establish public campaign financing remains unfinished, and some members are questioning what problems, if any, the reform bill solves.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Immigrant becomes citizen at 100
Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes, a Germantown, Maryland, resident originally from Nicaragua, became an American citizen on July 30, 2014, her 100th birthday.
Target Becomes an Authorized Distributor for Allworx Products
Distributing of Germantown, Md., a nationwide distributor of advanced technologies, including voice over IP solutions and datacom products is now authorized to offer the complete line of This is good news for the distributor.
One-time Germantown man sentenced for conspiring to commit sex trafficking by force
Jean Claude Roy, 32, who at one time lived on Brittania Circle in Germantown, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for conspiring to commit sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, according to a recent release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Baltimore.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Image of the Day: Marching To the Polls
Ayjah Herman, 6, of Charlotte, center, holds a "Moral Monday" placard towards the stage where several speakers had gathered to sing hymnal songs to the crowd, accompanied by her friend Anya Lewin, 6, of Germantown, Maryland., left, and her grandfather, Dale Herman of Durham, on July 28 in CCB Plaza in Durham.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Deal Reached to Extend Program for Brain-Damaged Vets
Congressional negotiators agreed Monday to extend a government program that funds assisted-living homes for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries, including dozens of troops wounded by roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Allworx Signs Agreement with Target Distributing
Allworx, a Windstream company and award-winning developer of Internet Protocol phone and network systems, has appointed Target Distributing of Germantown, Md., as an authorized distributor of the complete line of Allworx products.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Washington Post
Montgomery gives go-ahead to major school system technology initiative
Montgomery County's Board of Education has given the go-ahead for the purchase of 40,000 laptops and tablets for students in Maryland's largest school system as part of a major technology initiative.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Concorde Fire plays PDA Harkes for McGuire Cup
Georgia's Concorde Fire Elite and New Jersey's PDA Harkes will play Saturday for the McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sports, at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, Md.
Pick your own fruits and vegetables this weekend during countya s county annual farm tour
Volunteers from Pepco, Marcus James, 17, of Woodbridge, Va., and Dorinda Thomas of Boyds weed the museum garden at the Button Farm Living History Center in Germantown.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Montgomery Co. Man Sentenced To 20 Years After Sex Trafficking Conspiracy
BALTIMORE - - U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced 32 year-old Jean Claude Roy of Germantown, Maryland, to 20 years in prison.
Girl, 13, Receives Public Safety Award For Alerting 911 About Officer's House Fire
GERMANTOWN, Md. -A fire that claimed the life of an off-duty officer's dog could have been worse if not for the alertness of a 13-year-old girl.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Montgomery council grapples with low voter turnout
Only 16 percent of Montgomery County's registered voters turned out to vote in the June 24 primary election and a council-appointed task force has been studying ways to both boost participation and uphold voting rights.
a Holy Cross Germantown Hospital adding close to 600 employees, moving closer to opening
A rendering of an aerial view of the new Holy Cross Germantown Hospital campus being constructed near Montgomery College.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Liberia for 10th World Amputee Cup
Emotions that gripped thousands at the just ended FIFA Brazil World Cup were felt by the world.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Suit Prompts Resignation of Md. Youth Soccer President
The president and secretary of the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association have resigned as part of a temporary resolution to a lawsuit filed by the association's board accusing them of trying to usurp the organization.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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Affordable Germantown senior housing development in final approvals stage
Phase two of the Churchill Senior Living development on Father Hurley Boulevard in Germantown could break ground soon, if all final agreements are met between the developer, Oakwood Properties, and the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Dogs can be man's best running friends, but listen to your pooch
Running with your dog can be good - for both of you - but not all dogs are made for long runs.