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Montrose Discovery Preschool Open House

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The Montrose Discovery Preschool will hold an open house today from 5 to 7 p.m. If your child will be attending preschool next fall, bring your 3- to 5-year-old for a tour and meet the experienced teachers and staff. The school is located at 451 Congressional Lane in Rockville. During the open house, your child […]

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Rockville’s Hometown Holidays to Feature Over 30 Bands

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Hometown Holidays is a three-day street festival in Rockville Town Center celebrating the beginning of summer over the Memorial Day weekend. Two days of music, food and family fun are followed by Rockville’s Memorial Day Ceremony and parade on Monday, May 26. The music entertainment features national, regional and local performers playing a broad spectrum […]

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Carroll Knolls Park Opening Celebration Set for April 26

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Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission will unveil its newest park, Carroll Knolls Local Park at a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration at 11 a.m .on Saturday, April 26. Carroll Knolls Local Park, the former site of the Montgomery College of Art and Design, was acquired by Montgomery Parks in […]

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Bethesda Ranks #4 in Best Cities for New College Grads

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Bethesda was named the fourth top best city for new college graduates in 2014 by the website this week. The website ranks small to mid-sized cities based on a number of aspects including walkability, cultural amenities, transportation, urban planning, and sustainability. The article “Top 10 Best Cities for New College Grads 2014″ has […]

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Baha’i Faith Community Celebrates Ridvan in Montgomery County

It’s the season of prayer, music and celebration for the local Baha’i faith community as they honor the holiest days of their year during the Festival of Ridvan. Ridvan, which means paradise in both Arabic and Persian, is a period of 12 days that mark the holiest days of the Baha’i year. On the first, ninth […]

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Mayor Orders City Flag to Half Staff

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By order of Mayor Sidney Katz, the City of Gaithersburg flag will fly at half-staff on April 22 in honor of Tommy Mason, a former city of Gaithersburg employee who passed away on April 19. “Tommy was a gentle, caring and giving person,” said Mayor Katz. “It was obvious that he loved what he did. […]

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Non-Profit Brings Printed Word to the Visually Impaired (Video)

The Metropolitan Washington Ear is celebrating 40 years of bringing the written word to the visually impaired in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how the Silver Spring-based non-profit and its volunteers are working to support the blind community. Freddie Peaco went completely blind from Glaucoma when she was […]

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1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt Brings Hundreds to Silver Spring (Photos)

Hundreds of residents took to the streets in Silver Spring on April 19 for their shot at finding some one-of-a-kind prizes in the first annual Easter Egg hunt organized by Silver Spring, Inc. Between 1,100 and 1,400 eggs area hidden throughout Silver Spring primarily in local businesses which donated prizes in an effort to introduce participants […]

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RBBA Celebrates 60 Years of Baseball (Video)

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The Rockville Baseball Association is celebrating 60 years of youth baseball in Rockville. Rockville 11′s Morgan Lash reports. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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First Silver Spring Easter Egg Hunt Connects Local Artists, Businesses

It’s not your average Easter Egg hunt. And that’s the goal for Silver Spring Inc., as the organization gears up for what they hope is a cultural event that connects local businesses and artists with the community. Between 1,100 and 1,400 eggs area hidden throughout Silver Spring for the first annual free hunt that runs […]

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