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Silver Spring Library Opening Recap (VIDEO)

The grand opening of the new Silver Spring Library was a historic display of community participation. Lorna Virgili has the story: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. <strong>Related: </strong>

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Black Bear Spotted at Ridge Road Recreational Park in Germantown

It’s becoming a weekly occurrence in the Upcounty. A black bear was spotted running alongside a fence at Ridge Road Recreational Park on Monday in Montgomery County. Just last week, a black bear was spotted on Observation Drive in Germantown, and before that there were black bear sightings in Damascus and Poolesville. The photos of […]

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SHA Completes One-half of the $9.6 million MD 193 Bridge Replacement Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced it has completed one-half of the $9.6 million MD 193- University Boulevard- bridge replacement project in Silver Spring. According to a news release, crews finished the westbound side of the bridge, from University Boulevard over I-495, and are scheduled to shift all traffic onto the new […]

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Latin Flavors at a Long Branch Restaurant (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

In El Golfo’s kitchen, there is fresh guacamole, sizzling carne asada and crisp fried tortilla chips. The restaurant, located in Long Branch, is the home of Latin and Caribbean food that its El Salvadorean owner said provides a mix of unique flavors. “We felt that just having El Salvadorian food would not be as successful as combining […]

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Ribbon Cutting for Transformed County Parking Lot in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Take a look at the transformation of this former parking lot in Bethesda. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was at the grand opening of a condominium and apartment building that now sits where the county’s parking lot 31 used to be. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Vatican Releases Pope’s Schedule for U.S. Visit

The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis’ September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (WASHINGTON, DC) 4 p.m. Arrival from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (WASHINGTON, DC) 9:15 a.m. Meeting with President Obama at the White House 11:30 a.m. Midday Prayer with the bishops of the […]

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Wootton High School to Host Memorial For Alex Murk and Calvin Li Tonight

Wootton High School is hosting a memorial tonight for the two students who died in a fatal car crash last week. The memorial for Alex Murk and Calvin Li is planned for 7 – 9 p.m. tonight (June 30th) in the high school’s auditorium, according to a note posted on the school’s website. The media […]

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Olney Springs Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (PHOTO)

Did you know that June is National Homeownership Month? Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Council Vice President Nancy Floreen joined Elm Street Development, Montgomery Housing Partnership, HUD officials and members of the community on June 24th to cut the ribbon at Olney Springs. This new mixed-income, for-sale development is located in Olney and features […]

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Deadline for Bikeshare Assistance is Tuesday (VIDEO)

Low income residents who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to sign up for a free year of Capital Bikeshare membership that also includes free bike safety training, a helmet and route planning services. The deadline is June 30. To encourage residents to sign up for the “JARC” – Job Access Reverse Commute program, MCDOT’s Commuter […]

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Montgomery County Celebrates the Fourth (VIDEO)

photo of fireworks in with US flag in background

The Fourth of July is just around the corner and there are lots of places to go to see the fireworks in Montgomery County. The county’s Department of Recreation will host fireworks displays at the Maryland Soccerplex in the South Germantown Recreational Park and at Albert Einstein High School in Kensington. Find out more here.

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