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Trash Collectors Strike, Deer Poachers Could Face Charges: Top Maryland News

Top headlines from Maryland Patch websites from the previous week.

Trash collectors are on strike in Montgomery County, asking for fair wages. Patch file photo.
Trash collectors are on strike in Montgomery County, asking for fair wages. Patch file photo.


Trash Collectors Strike for Fair Wages, Health Insurance

Trash collectors in Montgomery and Howard counties went on strike this week over fair wages and affordable health insurance. In Montgomery County, the strike involved workers from two of the county’s three contracted trash collection businesses. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.


Haunted Garden Allowed to Proceed for 2-Night Run

A popular haunted yard in Silver Spring was granted a two-night run this year, rather than the originally planned five night run, by a county judge. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.


Teens Could Face Charges in Alleged Deer Poaching

Three teens could face charges after they allegedly tried to kill a deer using a crossbow, The Cecil Daily reported. The incident occurred Monday at the Veteran’s Affairs Maryland Medical Center campus near Perryville. Read more on Bel Air Patch.


DNA Evidence Leads to Conviction in 2004 Rape Case

DNA evidence has led to the conviction of a Harford County man in the rape of an Edgewood woman nine years ago. Read more on Bel Air Patch.


Cyclist: Knowing Road Rules is a 'Two-Way Street'

Preventing wrecks between bikes and vehicles is a "two-way street," said one cyclist, and education on road laws is needed on both sides to keep roads safe for travel. Read more on Severna Park Patch.


CrunchDaddy's Business is Popping

Dan Bazis, a Columbia man who calls himself the CrunchDaddy, is going full-time into the gourmet popcorn industry. Read more on Columbia Patch.


Bowie Man Killed in Fiery Crash

Douglas Andrew Halloran, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-car collision in Crownsville Monday. Read more on Bowie Patch.


Main Street's "I Love Theatre" Shop to Close in December

What does it mean for the changing retail scene on Ellicott City's Historic Main Street?


Edgewater Burger King Cleared to Reopen After Temporary Water Violation Closure

High levels of coliform bacteria were found in the restaurant's well water. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.


1 in 6 Bay Babies in Need: Edgewater Teen Raises Awareness of Child Poverty

Girl Scout Siena Manoogian hopes to raise awareness of poverty in Anne Arundel County and to inspire others to help. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.


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