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MCPS Opens New School in Clarksburg on First Day of School Year (VIDEO)

As the bell rang to start the first day of the school year Monday, nearly 600 kids took their seats inside the Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg, the county’s newest school. The long-awaited school for the growing Clarksburg community became the county’s 202nd school when it opened to students Monday and Principal Sean McGee […]

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Requests to Use New Lakelands Field Roll In as Turf is Rolled Down

As workers roll out the turf at Lakelands Park, sports teams are rolling out the requests to play on the city’s first organic turf field. But, if you were thinking of getting a sports team on it this fall and you haven’t already reserved it- forget it. The city’s first organic turf  field that doesn’t officially […]

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Who is a Good Neighbor in Rockville?

Rockville is looking to recognize a few good neighbors. The City’s annual Good Neighbor Award recognizes the ongoing efforts of Rockville residents who are making exceptional contributions to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods, often without seeking or receiving recognition for their service. Consider nominating family members, friends or neighbors who have performed […]

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More Than 400 Backpacks Distributed at Rockville’s Back to School Jam

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The City of Rockville and a wide variety of community partners distributed more than 400 backpacks to children in need at the City’s 14th Annual Back to School Jam earlier this month. The school supplies were distributed for $2 per backpack at the event and in the days leading up to the start of the […]

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Lobster ME Opening at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

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Maryland is known for crabs, but lobster is clawing its way on the restaurant scene at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in North Bethesda. Las Vegas company Lobster Me is opening its third restaurant, the first on the East Coast at the mall. Lobster ME Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development Kristen Bailey talks about the […]

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Family of F. Wilson Wims Shares Thoughts on New Clarksburg School (Video)

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F. Wilson Wims’ daughters and cousin were on-hand as the doors opened to students at the new Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg. They talk about what the new school means to them and the community in this MyMCMedia Extra.

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Potomac Residents Fight to Keep Trees, Pepco Issues Statement (PHOTOS)

Some Potomac residents are asking a judge to stop Pepco from removing trees from their properties in the Potomac Crest neighborhood. According to online court records, a hearing was scheduled today at 9:30 a.m. to discuss an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order. A Pepco spokesperson emailed the following statement in regards to this […]

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ArcLight Cinemas Opening at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

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Movie-goers will soon have a new 16-screen theater to watch the latest films at the Westfield Montgomery Mall’s ArcLight Cinemas. ArcLight Cinemas’ Gretchen McCourt talks about the construction progress in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

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New Dining Terrace, Theater in Spotlight at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

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This is not your mother’s mall food court. The Westfield Montgomery Mall is showing off its soon-to-open dining terrace which features casual food options, mature trees, high ceilings and an airy environment, all part of a $90 million mall renovation project. Mall officials gave an inside peek Wednesday to the project that is bringing new restaurants, […]

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Glenview Art Gallery Exhibit of East Asian Brush Paintings

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Glenview Art Gallery will host a free juried exhibit by the Sumi-e Society featuring works using the East Asian brush technique and calligraphy Sept. 7 through Sept. 26. The gallery is located in the Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive in Rockville. The exhibit opens with a free reception on Sunday, […]

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