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  1. Puppy, kitten sales wona t be allowed at Montgomery County pet storesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    Sales of puppies and kittens won't be allowed at Montgomery County pet stores, under a new law passed Tuesday. The Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to prohibit the sale of puppies and kittens in retail pet stores to counteract the sale of animals bred in commercial operations - known as puppy mills or kitten mills.

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  2. Man will spend 30 days in prison for impersonating EMS personnelRead the original story

    Yesterday | Gazette.net

    A Frederick County man was ordered to spend 30 days in prison on Feb. 25 for impersonating Montgomery County emergency services personnel while driving to a fire in Rockville last year. Sentenced was Kevin Patrick Kraft, 44, of Knoxville, according to a release from the Office of the State's Attorney in Rockville.

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  3. Prominent Justice lawyer from Bethesda diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Gazette.net

    Robert L. Saloschin of Bethesda, who died Feb. 24 at age 95, was a naval officer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Robert L. Saloschin of Bethesda, who as a Department of Justice lawyer pioneered the Freedom of Information Act, died Tuesday of natural causes.

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  4. ElderSAFE is soundRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Gazette.net

    The county, citing a Maryland Department of Planning estimate, has said the number of residents at least 60 years old was expected to jump 74 percent from 2000 to 2020. The rest of the population was expected to increase 10 percent during that period.

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  5. Delta Alumnae Foundation offers grantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Delta Alumnae Foundation in Rockville is offering $1,500 grants to county nonprofits for service programs that help youth, low- and moderate-income families, or the elderly. Application information is at mcdaf.org .

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  6. Richard Montgomery gets 20th winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Gazette.net

    Richard Montgomery High School guard Daniel Alexander finally got a chance to exhale as he stepped out into the school's basement Friday night. The pressures of capturing a win for his teammates on senior night and guarding the county's leading scorer slowly melted away into a massive grin as Alexander was asked about what many will likely refer to as "The Shot" for the near future.

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  7. Government offices closed Tuesday in wake of snowstormRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Gazette.net

    Take it slow. Make sure your car is completely cleared off,” said Maryland State Highway Administration spokesman Charlie Gischlar via Twitter.

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  8. Keeping it briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Gazette.net

    Tom Fedor/The Gazette Coach Dave Murray addresses Poolesville High School football players practicing their skills for the summer passing league on Thursday afternoon, June 5, 2014 in Poolesville, MD. Springbrook High School has hired Rockville offensive coordinator Jason Lomax to become its next coach, Blue Devils Athletic Director Rob Wendel said.

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  9. Senior Connection to host volunteer open house and trainingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Gazette.net

    The Senior Connection, which links older adults to services and resources, has immediate openings for volunteers to provide essential services to Montgomery County seniors. Available opportunities include driving senior adults to medical appointments and assisting with grocery shopping.

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  10. New countywide Public Safety Training Academy breaks ground in GaithersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Gazette.net

    Community representatives from Gaithersburg/Montgomery Village neighborhood, Terry O'Grady representing the Montgomery Village Foundation, County Councilmember Sidney Katz, retired Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Michael Clemens, Acting Fire Chief Scott Goldstein, County Executive Ike Leggett, Police Chief Tom Manger, County Councilmembers Marc Elrich and Tom Hucker, and Department of General Services Director David Dise break ground at the new Public Safety Training Academy site. County officials and public safety officers came out to Gaithersburg on Feb. 11 to take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new, all-encompassing Public Safety Training Academy.

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  11. Rockville hosts free tax helpRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Gazette.net

    Tax day isn't until April 15, but Rockville is hosting free tax preparation for some families in the weeks leading up to the deadline. Montgomery County's Community Action Agency will be providing tax preparers certified by the Internal Revenue Service and volunteers to help low- and moderate-income families at Rockville City Hall.

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  12. Richard Montgomery Class of a 64 gives back to schoolRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Gazette.net

    Members of Richard Montgomery High School's Class of 1964 witnessed the beginning of a tumultuous decade when they were students. Now a donation from the class will give current students an idea of what Rockville and Richard Montgomery High were like a half-century ago.

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  13. Rockville Army Reserve unit pulled from plans to fight EbolaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Gazette.net

    Plans for members of an Army Reserve unit in Rockville to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa have been shelved. The 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Rockville learned Jan. 29 that it was “down ramped off the planned deployment that was supposed to take place in support of Operation United Assistance,” according to an email from Capt.

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  14. Montgomery County to expand human trafficking crackdownRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County has shut down dozens of businesses identified as fronts for human trafficking in the last five years. Now the county hopes better regulation of these so-called bodywork businesses will further clamp down on the problem.

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  15. Storage, moving company relocates to LaurelRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Gazette.net

    Metropolitan Moving & Storage has moved its office and storage facilities from Montgomery County to a larger space in Laurel, company representatives said. The company, which previously had an office in Rockville and a storage facility in Gaithersburg, has consolidated both locations and moved the business into a 40,000-square foot space nearly three times its original size, said co-owner Jonathan Neal.

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  16. Report: Keep Rockville city clerk under mayor and councilRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Gazette.net

    Rockville's new city clerk should continue to report to the mayor and council rather than the city manager, according to a report issued by a group of former city officials. The city has been operating with an acting clerk since former clerk and treasurer Douglas Barber left his job in August.

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  17. Realignment of Waters Road in Germantown helps complete redevelopment of the Martens propertyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Planning Board recently approved a new intersection at Germantown Road that is expected to make it easier for commuters and pedestrians to use the Germantown MARC railroad station. The board approved a plan on Thursday to realign Waters Road, which currently dead ends in a cul de sac, to form a 90-degree intersection with the west side of Germantown Road that would line up directly with the Bowman Mill Road intersection on the east side of Germantown Road leading to one of the large MARC parking lots.

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  18. Keeping it briefRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Gazette.net

    Bullis School boys basketball coach Bruce Kelley, in his 11th year with the Potomac school, was named a head coach for the 38th annual McDonald's All-American game on April 1 at the United Center in Chicago. Kelley will be the coach of the East team, which features 12 of the most highly recruited seniors in the country.

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  19. Flipping pinball back into the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Gazette.net

    In a world dominated by realistic, digital video games, a dedicated group of old-school gamers have kept the pinball world alive. On Saturday , two of those pinball aficionados from Montgomery County will join 14 other contestants from across Maryland to compete for the title of state champion and a chance to compete nationally in Las Vegas.

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  20. Volunteers fan out in wee hours to count homeless in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Gazette.net

    Case Manager Blair Moorhead surveys a homeless person at an emergency homeless shelter in Silver Spring run by Community Vision, a program of Interfaith Works, on Jan. 28. Nikki Stanaitis got up incredibly early Thursday morning to lead a group of volunteers who explored Metro stations, 24-hour restaurants and even woods in downtown Silver Spring and White Oak. The 4 a.m. sweep by volunteers was part of an annual effort to count and reach out to some of the more hardy homeless people who don't seek emergency shelter on even the coldest sub-freezing nights.

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