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Five Things to Know Today, August 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 20, in Montgomery County: 1. The town of Poolesville is pushing for a grocery store. 2. Master Chef Peter Chang is preparing to open his first Maryland restaurant in Rockville. 3. MCPS Superintendent Joshua Starr has taken the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS and […]

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Blaze Pizza Opening this Week at Montgomery Mall

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza will open its first Washington, D.C. area location this week at the Westfield Montgomery Mall at 7101 Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda. The 75-seat restaurant, with an urban design, features a 1,900+ square-foot dining room and outdoor patio. It is located near The Cheesecake Factory and Bobby’s Burger Palace. According to a news […]

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Master Chef Peter Chang to Open Rockville Restaurant

Federal Realty officials announced today that award-winning and acclaimed master chef Peter Chang will open a new restaurant at Rockville Town Square in early 2015. According to a news release, the 3,100 square foot restaurant will specialize in healthy and traditional Chinese cuisine and will be unique in concept from Chang’s other locations. “Peter Chang […]

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School Bus Safety (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials have produced a new public service announcement about school bus safety. Take a look:

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Five Things to Know Today, August 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 19, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools officials are preparing to welcome 154,000 students on August 25. You can watch a welcome message here. 2. The city of Gaithersburg will hold an artists reception tonight at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn and the Kentlands Mansion. […]

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Takoma Park Named Quarterfinalist for Energy Prize

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The City of Takoma Park was notified this month that it is advancing to the quarterfinalist round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP), a $5-million incentive competition to reduce America’s energy consumption. According to a news release issued by Georgetown University, Takoma Park has created a challenging and promising Sustainable Energy Action Plan that […]

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County Releases Holiday Schedule for Labor Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Labor Day on Monday, September 1: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – outdoor aquatic facilities will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Olney Indoor Swim Center will be open normal hours, […]

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Honoring Our Public Safety Heroes (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

For three years, I have been honored to cover the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s Public Safety awards ceremony. This is an annual event that takes place, traditionally, on the first day of the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the Heritage building and it’s designed for the local business community to thank our county’s first responders […]

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Bel Pre Woman Missing

UPDATED, 11:45 a.m., Aug. 18- Evi Yancey,  29, from the 4700 block of Bel Pre Road in Silver Spring, has been located safe and unharmed. Original Post- Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman missing from her Bel Pre Road home. According to police, 29-year-old Evi Yancey resides in a group […]

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Gaithersburg Leaders Schedule Executive Session to Discuss Potential New Police Station Site

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Gaithersburg city leaders plan to hold an executive session or closed door meeting at the Mayor and City Council meeting on Aug. 18 to discuss acquiring a piece of property as a potential new police station site. An announcement about the meeting is posted on the city’s online agenda. No details about the property or […]

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