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‘Ugly Consequences’ in Montgomery County

West Montgomery seeks to stem incidents of illegal deforestation that some say is on the rise.

A member of West Montgomery County Citizens Association noticed forest clearing on a lot in the Glen Hills area of Potomac, and reported the incident to County regulators.

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Bees, Birds, Photographers Flock to Fields of Sunflowers

Fields of sunflowers will be in full bloom this week off River Road in Poolesville.

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Trailer in Potomac Library Parking Lot So You Can Get Involved

Montgomery County Executive Elrich Requests additional time for residents to respond to Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Toll Lanes Study for I-495 and I-270.

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, in a letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Greg Slater, said that the community needs more time to review and respond to the complex and lengthy Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) for the proposed managed lanes project for I-495 and I-270.

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Church Damaged By Flood in Potomac

Historic Scotland AME Zion Church hopes to rebuild for the future.

Driving by Scotland AME Zion Church on Seven Locks Road, the building looks pretty much the same as it has for the last 50 years.

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Your Discards, Their Treasure

Handheld devices keep older people in contact with healthcare providers, family and friends.

On a recent summer morning, a group of college students gathered to sort and sanitize handheld devices ranging from smartphones to tablets.