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Police and residents of a Montgomery County apartment complex held hostage for more than a decade by drug dealers and related violence, celebrated the success of a two-year-old program to end the open-air drug sales.
Damascus, the vintage dairy town on the northernmost edge of Montgomery County, is a place where people still talk in four-digit phone numbers. The Jimmie Cone still draws lines of ice cream lovers each summer. Judges still pin blue ribbons on goats, roses and rhubarb pies at the town fair each fall.
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A woman accidentally was shot in the head with an arrow Tuesday evening in Damascus.
As one of the few dry communities in Maryland, Damascus may be known for its farms and its football team, but not for its night life. That could change, however; a bill passed Thursday in the House of Delegates would allow sit-down restaurants in Damascus to serve wine and beer.
A bill passed by the House of Delegates could allow currently dry Damascus to start selling alcohol, but the bill isn't met without opposition.