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February 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Tom Thomson, Crystal Townsend, Stuart Rosenthal, and Fred Evans. Mooers and the panel discuss events planned to celebrate Library Lovers Month with Friends of the Library’s with Tom Thomson, grants available through the Healthcare Initiative Foundation with Crystal Townsend, the February edition of The […]

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January 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Launches New Scholarship for Kids to Attend Summer Camps

Montgomery Parks has launched a new scholarship aimed to help send children to summer camp. The Marye Wells-Harley Dream Camp Scholarship, named in honor of the former Montgomery Planning Board Commissioner, will be awarded to children ages 6 to 14 based on financial need, according to a news release. “Summer camp is so important to […]

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January 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPL Holds Comic Convention in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Fans both young and old are met some of their favorite characters during Montgomery County Public Libraries in Silver Spring Second Annual Comic Convention. “Comic Conventions in general are just booming across the U.S. and so we wanted to partake,” Dana Alsup, librarian for MCPL, said. So what exactly are Comic Cons? They are events to […]

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January 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week: Montgomery County’s Bid for Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss why Montgomery County is being considered by Amazon for its second headquarters, Maryland Delegate David Moon’s recent legislation to remove a tax break for private country clubs, and the Federal budget crisis. This week’s panel of political […]

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January 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

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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January 26, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Groundbreaking for New Six-Mile Trail

Montgomery Park officials held a groundbreaking ceremony early Thursday to celebrate the start of construction for a new trail coming to Montgomery County that will connect the Muddy Branch Stream Valley to South Germantown Recreational Park. Pepco Trail is a six-mile, natural surface, multi-use trail that is being created and maintained through a collaboration between […]

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January 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Woodturning is a Hands-on Endeavor

It’s no secret that arts and crafts classes have vanished from many public schools across the U.S. Yet some local artisans would love to see more young people involved in activities that require hands on work. Ellen Davis, the president of the Montgomery County Woodturners Association and Phil Brown, Lifetime Impact Award recipient explain why. […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 26-28: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan. 26-28. Friday, Jan. 26  Off the Grid Opening Reception This art exhibit features contemporary fiber and textile-based artwork by Montgomery County artists Judy Kirpich, Hillary Steel, Floris Flam, Elizabeth Packard, and Karen Schulz. Jan. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week In Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Robert Goldman, Ana Martinez, Christine Hong, and José Luis Diaz. Mooers and the panel discuss affordable housing in the county with Montgomery Housing Partnership’s Robert Goldman, the work of CASA with Ana Martinez, Interfaith Works programs to provide shelter and services to homeless […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Hampshire Avenue “Illustrates How Diverse County Really Is,” Planning Experts Say

Inside the beltway on Maryland’s State Route 650 is a road known to many as the “Gateway to Heaven” also known as New Hampshire Avenue. And notably so. There are dozens of religious organizations located on this one corridor and experts believe this one street reveals something special about the county. “It is one street […]

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