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Suspects wanted after checks stolen, deposited in fake account
Montgomery County Police are looking for two suspects in a mail theft and check fraud incident that occurred in August 2013.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach at Michaels
By Melinda Carstensen and Elizabeth Janney The national arts-and-crafts chain Michaels has reported a security breach that affected 3 million payment cards at its stores.
Opening Monday Near the Brookland Metro: &pizza
Local fast casual pizza chain &pizza is in major expansion mode across the region.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Gaithersburg students deliver meals to the homeless
Students Todd Budd, 16, Cordell Riggs, 14, Chris White, 18, and Marquise Chambers, 16, all of The Foundation School of Montgomery County, drop off a food donation for the Home Builders Care Assessment Center on Wednesday.
Police sting in Gaithersburg targets drivers who dona t yield to pedestrians
Montgomery County police took to the streets Wednesday for a sting operation to stop vehicles that don't yield to pedestrians.
Tavon Miles accused of killing Marc St. Aubin in March
Formal murder charges were brought Thursday against a Gaithersburg man who police accused of killing an Aspen Hill resident during an apparent robbery in March.
Leggetta s budget proposal includes more police officers in Germantown
Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger appeared Thursday at a hearing on police spending in the fiscal 2015 operating budget proposed by County Executive Isiah Leggett .
Kombucha Craze: Wildly Popular Despite Unproven Health Benefits
Mix some tea with a little sugar, a pinch of yeast, and some healthy bacteria in a jar and let it ferment in a warm, dark climate for a couple of weeks and you've got kombucha.
Job Openings in Bethesda, Silver Spring, Montgomery County
Here's a sampling of recent job postings in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Montgomery County: Administrative Assistant in Human Resources at The JBG Companies Medical Support Assistant at Defense Health Agency Materials Handler at National Gallery of Art Dog Walkers at Waggy Walkys Pet Care Guest Service Representative at ... (more)
Gaithersburg planning on 4.5 percent increase in budget spending
Next year's proposed fiscal budget is out and several members of the Gaithersburg City Council said they are pleased with the planned expenditures and revenues detailed in it.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Qiagen to depart old Digene HQ, expand two other Maryland campuses
Qiagen NV , the Dutch diagnostics technology company that bought Gaithersburg-based Digene for $1.6 billion in 2007, is preparing to clear out of Digene's old offices and move staff to an expanded Germantown headquarters.
Spiegel looks to capitalize on Gaithersburg council experience in Montgomery County Council race
When Montgomery County Councilman Philip M. Andrews of Gaithersburg announced that he would be leaving the council seat he has held since 1998 to run for County Executive, it set off a flurry of activity among politicians in the district to see who would fill the seat.
Montgomery budget process moves into home stretch
From public officials to schools advocates, to groups for seniors and people with mental illness or physical disabilities - many of the real people behind Montgomery County's nearly $5 billion proposed operating budget appeared before the County Council to advocate for their respective causes last week.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Qiagen shifting employees from Gaithersburg into expanded manufacturing space in Germantown
New manufacturing lines in a new addition to Qiagen Sciences in Germantown will enable the company to make products to test for latent tuberculosis there.
Corrina Winston, suspected mail thief, is arrested
Police call it a safe kind of theft, but it's sure hurting bank accounts across the Metro area.
The Washington Post
Coffee Drops Most in Three Weeks as Brazil Rains May Aid Crops
Coffee futures dropped the most in more than three weeks as a forecast for showers boosted prospects for crops damaged by the worst drought in decades in Brazil, the world's biggest grower and exporter.
Rockville leaders vote 3-2 to support current ethics disclosures
The Rockville City Council is taking a stand against any attempt to soften statewide ethics requirements for public officials, even though the Maryland General Assembly took no action this year.
Gaithersburg Neighborhood Grant Program to Accept Applications
From a news release: The City of Gaithersburg will begin accepting applications on Thursday, May 15, for funding under the Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Takeoff and Landing, From Inside the Cockpit
On Wednesday night of this week, Deb Fallows and I are doing a program at Washington's historic Sixth and I synagogue , in conversation with the Atlantic's editor-in-chief James Bennet.
FireMon Teams With Conquest Security to Deliver Cybersecurity...
This partnership reinforces FireMon's commitment to helping federal agencies meet DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation recommendations and provide agencies of all sizes with a broad range of acquisition options.