Communities

August 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County Leaders to Discuss Eviction Protection for Tenants

Montgomery County leaders are inviting residents to learn more about legislation underway that aims to protect tenants from certain evictions. “Right now in the state of Maryland,  tenants can be given notification 60 days before their lease ends that the landlord will not renew,” said Matt Losak, executive director for the Montgomery County Renters Alliance, […]

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August 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Fair Opens in Gaithersburg

The Montgomery County Fair opened Friday. Details about the fair can be found here.  

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August 9, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Coming Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 10 through Aug. 18, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests. Make sure to come with an empty belly to have room for turkey legs, pupusas, fried mac ‘n’ […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Olney’s National Night Out

Olney held its 25th annual National Night Out on Tuesday.  

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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August 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Manage Your Damn Money #50: Love and Money Again

Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge co-host the latest episode of Manage Your Damn Money (MYDM) with conversations about money management. The show includes stories to help viewers gain more confidence in what they know or should know about personal finances. Would you date someone who is isn’t well established financially? Would you be okay if your woman was […]

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August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Donation Drive for School Supplies Will Benefit Rockville Youth

The start of school year is approaching and the city of Rockville is working to make sure students are prepared. To ensure that every child has a backpack full of necessary school supplies, city leaders are asking the community to donate school materials. School supplies will be accepted at donation sites the week of Aug. 15-22. […]

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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police and Communities to Come Together for National Night Out Against Crime

Block parties, cookouts, safety demonstrations, seminars, and visits from emergency personnel will bring residents and law enforcement officials together to campaign for safe neighborhoods. National Night Out is an annual event celebrated by millions of people across the United States that focuses on enhancing the relationship between law enforcement and communities. Here’s how to celebrate […]

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August 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Recreation Receives Eight NACo Awards

Montgomery County Recreation received eight awards for its programs. The awards, presented by the National Association of Counties (NACo), recognizes the efforts by local jurisdictions that promote responsible, responsive and effective county government, according to a news release. “Montgomery County Recreation is honored to receive eight NACo awards in the parks and recreation category—more than any […]

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August 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Glen Echo Accepting Applications for 2019 Gallery Exhibits

The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is inviting individual artists and art groups to submit applications to exhibit at one of its three art galleries located in the historic Glen Echo Park. The galleries include the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery, and Park View Gallery. All three galleries serve the artists and […]

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