Communities

October 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Record Attendance At Pike & Rose Street Festival (PHOTOS)

North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose celebrated autumn with the fourth annual Piketoberfest street festival Sunday, Oct. 1. The festival drew a record number with more than 3,000 people attending. There was entertainment for the entire family including food from neighborhood restaurants, live music from AMP by Strathmore, lawn games, and Bavarian dance performances by the Foggy […]

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October 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Harvest Moon Festival Celebrated Downtown Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Hundreds gathered in Downtown Silver Spring Sunday for the fifth annual Harvest Moon Festival. The Harvest Moon is the full moon nearest to the start of fall or the autumnal equinox, according to the The Old Farmer’s Almanac. During this season, the moon will rise after sunset which causes bright moonlight early in the evening. Traditionally, […]

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October 1, 2017 | Mandi Wyndham

Cast your Vote for the Monty Viewers Choice Award

Each year we honor our many volunteers and celebrate excellence in community media at the Monty Awards. Please cast your vote for the best studio or field production in the viewers choice category.

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October 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland Sues EPA, NFL Anthem Protests (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the upcoming County Executive race, Maryland lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection over power plant emissions, recent controversy over NFL players kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem, the proposed Federal tax cut, and more. This […]

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October 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Unity Walk Will Bring Faith Communities Together

Faith communities from across Montgomery County are partnering with the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington and the County Executive’s Faith Community Advisory Council to host a resource fair and unity walk on Oct. 8. The resource fair will include voter-registration opportunities; basic human rights information; getting involved with programs welcoming refugees and immigrants; and a […]

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September 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

The Then & Wow! family festival at Glen Echo Park takes place Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This annual event revisits the history of Glen Echo when it was an amusement park and celebrates its revitalization as an arts center. The event features kiddie rides, arcade games, videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history. The […]

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September 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Elaine Apter, Kathy McCallum, Sonya Bruton, and Tony Spearman-Leach. Mooers and the panel discuss the Maryland League of Women Voters study on open primary elections with Elaine Apter, Every Mind (formerly Mental Health Association) celebrates 6o years of service with Kathy McCallum, […]

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September 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Preview (VIDEO)

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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September 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UMD Has New Scholarship Named After Former MCPL Director Parker Hamilton

UPDATED: University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies announced a new scholarship earlier this month to honor former Montgomery County Public Libraries director, Parker Hamilton. Starting next school year, students in the school’s Master of Library and Information Science program, who show a passion for diversity and inclusion in their academic program, will be eligible to […]

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September 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Crosswalks Unveiled in White Flint

UPDATED 9.28.17 County leaders and residents in White Flint celebrated a milestone in helping to ensure the safety of pedestrians Wednesday evening. That’s because new crosswalks, equipped with automatic walk signals, were unveiled during a ribbon cutting ceremony with Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, County Council President Roger Berliner, and the county’s Department of Transportation […]

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