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90-Year-Old Retired Physicist Leads Popular Dance Class at Riderwood in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Do you like to dance? Dr. Martin Swetnick does. A retired physicist, this Silver Spring resident leads a popular, Latin dance class for seniors at the Riderwood community every Monday morning. It’s a one hour workout, featuring the salsa, mambo, rumba, samba and cha-cha-cha. His students say they look forward to the class all week […]

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Mikulski, Cardin Applaud Resolution Honoring Life of Mattie Stepanek

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U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) applauded Senate passage of a resolution they introduced honoring the life and legacy of Marylander Mattie Stepanek. Mattie passed away 10 years ago from a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy and would have been 24-years-old on July 17, 2014. He was a New York Times […]

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Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Sign Unveiled in Brookeville (Video & Photos)

There is a new sign in Brookeville that designates the small town as part of the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail. U.S. Representative John Sarbanes, State Senator Karen Montgomery, State Delegate Craig Zucker, National Park Service officials and other community members –some in period costumes–took part in the July 22nd celebration outside the Brookeville Academy […]

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Kentlands Market Square Parking Changes in the Works

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Gaithersburg city officials are changing the parking rules in Kentlands Market Square after some complaints were received about the enforcement of 30-minute and 60-minute parking spaces along three streets in the downtown district. At the July 21 City Council meeting, Economic Development Director Tom Lonergan reported that staff is recommending changes to the street parking […]

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Celebrating Brookeville’s History

Local dignitaries, residents, business owners and community leaders will gather on July 22 at 3 p.m. to officially dedicate and celebrate the Town of Brookeville as part of the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail. The event, set to take place at the Brookeville Academy at 5 High Street in Brookeville, will include brief remarks from […]

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Gaithersburg Aquatic Center to Reopen on July 21 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED The City of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department (MCRD) have completed interior improvements to the Gaithersburg Aquatic Center swimming pool complex, located at 2 Teachers Way, and the facility will reopen at 5:15 p.m. on July 21. Facility enhancements include new lockers, new pool plaster and […]

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Cashkey Program Discontinued

Beginning July 21, the Montgomery County Division of Parking Management (DPM) will no longer sell new CashKeys or load additional value onto CashKeys. The manufacturer (Duncan Solutions) has just informed Montgomery County officials that the CashKey system is being permanently discontinued. The manufacturer is no longer producing the key and no longer supporting the system’s […]

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Cathy Stevens Guest on Montgomery Al Dia (Video)

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Cathy Stevens, executive director of MCAEL, was a recent guest on the county’s Spanish language radio show. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Visit the County’s YouTube Channel here to view the entire episode.

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Gaithersburg Summer Camps Openings

Parents take note: there are still a few openings in some city of Gaithersburg camps. Offered for elementary and middle school participants at several locations throughout the city, these camps offer an action-packed summer with sports, team challenges, games, special events, arts and crafts, field trips, swimming and more. Designed for children between the ages […]

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Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton on Her Goals for the City (Video)

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Susan Kenedy recently interviewed Rockville’s Mayor Bridget Newton to talk about her new role as the city’s top leader. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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