Communities

October 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Dawson’s, Parking, Rent Major Issues on Rockville Town Square

Residents had three main concerns about Rockville Town Square at a Tuesday night meeting: Fight to keep Dawson’s open. Do something about the parking. Examine what’s happening to rents that are forcing businesses out. A couple of hundred people packed into a meeting room at VisArts to share their thoughts about what’s happening to the […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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October 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Forum to Focus on Future of Rockville Town Square

After the recent closing of several businesses in Rockville’s Town Square, including the Mellow Mushroom, Dawson’s Market, and Apollo, City of Rockville officials are hosting a town hall meeting for residents to voice their concerns on Oct. 9. The meeting will be held in the Buchanan Room at VisArts Center and begins at  7 p.m. Find […]

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October 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Save the Date: World of Montgomery Festival Returns Oct. 21 in Rockville

The World of Montgomery Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. The festival, in its 10th year, celebrates the many diverse cultures of Montgomery County residents through traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities. Admission and activities are free. The featured countries in this year’s festival […]

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October 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

New Trail Opens Under Pepco Transmission Lines

A new trail for biking and walking connects the Muddy Branch Stream Valley to the South Germantown Recreational Park, following under Pepco transmission lines. A ribbon was cut Friday on the trail, which can be accessed on Colton Lane, not far from Darnestown Road. County Executive Ike Leggett said the trail was the result of […]

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October 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Charlotte Davis, Jane de Winter, Brad Stewart, and Stuart Rosenthal. Mooers and the panel discuss the Federal farm bill with Charlotte Davis the executive director of the Rural Maryland Council, the public school district is examining long-range facility planning approaches with Jane […]

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October 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Adventure Theatre to Reopen After Fire Caused More than $500K in Damages

Seven months after an electrical fire at Adventure Theatre caused more than $500,000 in damages and forced parts the building to close, staff are gearing up to reopen its doors on Oct. 15 in Glen Echo Park. “The morning of March 2 was devastating. Seeing our home in ruins,” said Leon Seemann, managing director of Adventure […]

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October 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 5 – Oct. 7

Glenstone Museum reopened Thursday, Oct. 4 following renovations to expand their exhibition space by 50,000 square feet. The museum is open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Reservations to visit the museum are booked through December of this year. Check back on Nov. 1 when […]

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October 3, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Join Police to Celebrate National Coffee With a Cop Day

Officers from across the country celebrated National Coffee With A Cop Day Wednesday, including officers from The Montgomery County Police Department.  Officers joined residents for conversation and coffee at various locations throughout Montgomery County. Here’s a recap of the day: We’re off! Come join us at Spring Mill Bread Co., 7300 Carroll Ave for #TPPDCoffeewithaCop […]

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October 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Comedian Dave Chappelle to Appear at Ben Jealous Rally in Silver Spring

Silver Spring-native Dave Chappelle is expected to join Democratic-candidate for Governor, Ben Jealous, in Silver Spring to encourage people to vote. Chappelle will join Jealous at McGinty’s Public House, located at 911 Ellsworth Drive in Silver Spring on Oct. 6. On Twitter, Jealous stated, ” My good friend Dave Chappelle is also going to be […]

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