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Governor Hogan Urges Participation in National Night Out

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Governor Larry Hogan today encouraged Marylanders to participate in “National Night Out Against Crime,” which will take place in counties and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Aug. 4. National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event, held each year on the first Tuesday of August. “National Night Out represents a commitment from our […]

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All Things Local During the Farmers’ Market Week in Maryland (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan issued a statewide proclamation announcing Aug. 2 to 8 as Farmer’s Market Week in Maryland. During this week, residents are encouraged to visit farmers’ market in their neighborhoods to buy local products. There are 25 farmers’ markets all around Montgomery County. “Buying local supports our family farms, our local jobs and our […]

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Repairs Completed at the Site of Water Main Break in Silver Spring

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) completed repairs on the 16-inch water main in Silver Spring. All lanes have been reopened to traffic and will stay open through morning rush hour on Aug. 4. The 76-year-old pipe, on Colesville Road at Georgia Avenue, ruptured on July 29 and wasted approximately 5 million gallons, WSSC official said. WSSC crews […]

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Bethesda’s Own Katie Ledecky Smashes Another World Record! (VIDEO)

Katie Ledecky has done it again, smashing her own world record for the 1500 freestyle at FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.  The 18 year old Bethesda native had a time of 15 minutes 27.71 seconds on Monday morning which bested her former world-record time of 15:28.26 that she set at the 2014 Pan Pacific […]

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Starting Aug 3 – No Smoking and New Dog Rules for Gaithersburg Parks

The City of Gaithersburg have new park regulations starting August 3.  Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is now prohibited within a 25 foot radius of playgrounds.  Additionally, the Dog Exercise Area at Green Park will only be available to city residents with licensed dogs.  Fines for violating new regulations are $100. The Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council adopted new regulations affecting […]

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Speeding on N. Horners Ln in Rockville? You Will be Ticketed!

A new speed monitoring system on N. Horners Lane in Rockville kicks in August 3rd.  Drivers exceeding the 25 mph speed limit by 12 mph will be cited. The Rockville City Police Department deployed a speed monitoring system in the 500 block of N. Horners Lane to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in the city […]

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Community Celebration: Civic Building in Silver Spring Turns Five (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Civic Building is turning five, and to celebrate county officials are inviting the community to share stories, pictures, and arts at a special ceremony on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Reemberto Rodriguez, director of the Silver Spring Regional Center, invites the public to part of this event. “What […]

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Pepco Requests Customers Conserve Energy Monday

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Pepco is asking its customers to conserve energy on Monday, August 3 as an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. For Pepco’s Maryland customers, the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved Peak Energy Savings Credit. […]

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More Than 7,000 Gather at the Salvadoran Festival in Wheaton (PHOTOS)

The annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival celebrated Montgomery County’s Salvadoran community on Aug. 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Wheaton. The festival, in its sixth year, featured Salvadoran food, vendors, local dance groups and musical entertainment. More than 7,000 people, according to officials, danced at the sound of cumbia, salsa, merengue, Rock in Spanish, and reggaeton. […]

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Celebrate El Salvador, Eat a Pupusa and Get your Cholesterol Checked! (VIDEO)

The 6th annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival will celebrate Montgomery County and the Metro region’s Salvadoran community Sunday, August 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Wheaton Triangle, at the corner of Reedie Drive and Grandview Avenue, one block north of the Wheaton Metro Station. The festival will feature Salvadoran food, local craft vendors from […]

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