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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville’s Dawson’s Market Kicks off Week of Demonstrations, Samplings and Birthday Cake Sept. 25

Dawson’s Market, an independently owned natural foods market, is celebrating five years at their location in Rockville Town Square with a week of free activities, food demonstrations, raffles and an Oktoberfest event. The activities start Sept. 25 and continue daily to Sept. 30 inside and outside of Dawson’s Market at 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. Denizen’s […]

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September 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public Hearing on Possible Merger of Gas Utilities Set for Sept. 28

The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing  on Sept. 28 for a proposed merger of WGL Holdings, Inc., and AtlaGas, Ltd. WGL Holding, the parent company of Washington Gas, has more than 400,000 customers in Maryland and employs 1,500 people. If the commission agrees on the $4.5 billion transaction, Washington Gas will […]

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September 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 22 – 24

Here are some ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Sept. 22 Noon – 9 p.m, The Armenian Food Festival features traditional foods, music, handicrafts, and more, Scoorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Drive, Bethesda. 1 p.m. & 2 p.m., Interact Story Theatre presents The Legend of Pufferfish Pat for children and their families at Montgomery […]

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September 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Adventure Theatre’s New Season Opens with ‘How I Became a Pirate’ Sept. 22 (VIDEO)

Adventure Theatre’s new season kicks off with with How I Became a Pirate Friday, September 22. The show is recommended for all ages and runs from September 22 – October 22, with both weekend and weekday performances. Tickets are $19.50 and can be purchased online at the Adventure Theatre website, at the Box Office or […]

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September 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Construction Set to Begin for New Seneca Valley High School

Dozens of students, teachers and local leaders gathered at Seneca Valley High School to celebrate the groundbreaking of the future school. Once completed, the new school’s capacity will increase from 1,300 students to 2,400. The school’s increased capacity will provide an opportunity to address projected over-utilization of Clarksburg and Northwest high schools, according to the […]

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September 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: Stuff-a-Truck Donation Rally Will Benefit Hurricane Harvey Victims (VIDEO)

UPDATED 9.18.17 Top Dog Services’ staff have delivered a truck full of donations to Dickinson, Texas. @MittiMegan truck was unloaded today in Dickinson TX and they were blown away by the truckload of supplies pic.twitter.com/bgOCrgw50S — TOP DOG Services (@topdogservice) September 18, 2017 Original Post: In just a few days, weather permitting, two truck loads […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Career Readiness of MCPS Graduates, Violence in Charlottesville (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss whether the effectiveness of the public schools in preparing students for careers, whether Trump will work with Democrats to legalize ‘dreamers’, and the long-term implications of the August 12 protests in Charlottesville that turned violent, and more. […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Officials Announce Flu Vaccination Campaign

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in late October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times: Oct. 30 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove 9630 Gudelsky Drive Rockville For anyone […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Benefit Concert Raises More than $5,000 For Hurricane Victims

Thousands of dollars will be given to hurricane victims in Florida and Texas thanks to youth in the community. Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation held a Rock-n-Relief youth concert Sunday evening at the Strathmore and more than $5,000 was raised, according to a news release. The two-hour event was hosted by 93.9 WKYS radio personality, Angie […]

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September 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Churchill Bulldogs Over Gaithersburg Trojans, 42-13 (PHOTOS)

Friday night high school football saw the Gaithersburg Trojans take on the Churchill Bulldogs in Potomac at the Shepherd Stadium. Churchill put numbers on the board first with a touchdown. Gaithersburg scored with a sneak into the end zone to tie the game at 7-7.  Richardson ran the ball in for the Bulldogs to make […]

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