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Rockville Receives Seven Beautification Awards

The City of Rockville’s Recreation and Parks Department was recently recognized with seven awards as part of the 28th annual Keep Montgomery County Beautiful awards. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation sponsors the Keep Montgomery County Beautiful program. The program recognizes community groups, businesses, public institutions and other organizations that undertake landscaping projects to enhance […]

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Celebrate American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

The third annual American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Social Powwow is scheduled to take place on Nov. 8 from 4  to 10 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. The event is the result of a partnership between the city of Gaithersburg’s Multicultural Affairs Committee and Indian Health Service Headquarters’ Employee’s Association. […]

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Senior Connection Gets New Director

Timothy Shaw is the new executive director for Senior Connections, the organization announced recently. Shaw replaces retiring Executive Director and Founder, Sue Dollins. “I cannot begin to express how pleased I am that the Board of Directors found Timothy,” Dollins said in a release. “His wealth of knowledge, background and personality are what The Senior […]

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Tammy Darvish Named County Philanthropist of the Year

Darcars Automotive Group Vice President Tammy Darvish has been named the Montgomery County Philanthropist of the Year. She will receive the award tonight at the county’s Annual Celebration of Giving event taking place at the AFI Silver Theatre & Fillmore in Silver Spring. Darvish is recognized for her efforts to support many causes, including homelessness. […]

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Thefts in Poolesville Grating on Nerves

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A heavy-lifting thief stole four storm grates and a manhole weighing hundreds of pounds in Poolesville this week. According to Town Manager Wade Yost, over the past few days, four- 150-pound storm grates and one- 200-pound manhole cover were stolen from streets in the town’s Westerly neighborhood. Yost said the town has filed a police […]

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Annual Diwali Celebration in Montgomery County

Members of the Indian American community in Montgomery County celebrated on Oct. 28 Diwali- one of India’s most important national holiday. Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships hosted the county’s Diwali celebration from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. “It’s the celebration of good over evil taking us from […]

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Cameroon Economic and Cultural Forum in Silver Spring

The Cameroon Royal Council, an organization that promotes Cameroon’s culture and contributes to philanthropic projects in Cameroon, is hosting the first Cameroon Economic Development and Cultural Forum on November 1 at 6 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center in Silver Spring. The purpose of the forum is to inform residents, entrepreneurs and local investors […]

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Rachel Carson E.S. PTA Sets Meeting to Discuss School Capacity

The Rachel Carson Elementary School PTA has a meeting planned for Nov. 5 and top on the discussion list likely will be a recently-released proposal from Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr that names redistricting as a possible solution to crowding issues at the Gaithersburg school. RCES PTA President Angelo Whitten told MyMCMedia Tuesday that the PTA […]

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Rockville Documentary-Makers Looking for Participants

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The production of “Our Town–Rockville,” a Maryland Public Television documentary, is giving community members a chance to join the Mayor and Council to tell Rockville’s story. The latest in MPT’s series of 60-minute programs will illustrate what makes Rockville a special place to live and work, through original film footage and commentary from area residents, […]

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KID Museum Opens to the Public (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

There’s a new kid on the block: KID Museum, a new children’s museum in Montgomery County. More than 1,300 people turned out to the grand opening celebration of the KID Museum on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Davis Library in Bethesda. From mini drawing robots made out of household items such as plastic cups, markers, and […]

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