Communities

October 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Mariana Cordier hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Linna Barnes, Henry Hailstock, Dr. Bruce Fowler, and Maria Maisto. Cordier and the panel discuss public financing for local elections with Linna Barnes, what to expect in the Nov. 6 General Election with Henry Hailstock, global warming with Dr. Bruce Fowler, and […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Receives Perfect Score for LGBTQ Support

For a second year in a row, the city of Rockville has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Municipal Equality Index. More than 500 cities from across the country, including 10 in Maryland, were rated by the HRC on their commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, […]

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October 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mega Millions Lottery Grows to $548 Million

Update: With no winner Tuesday night, the Friday night jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery has grown to $548 million, with a cash option of $309 million. Original Post: The two big lottery games have total prizes exceeding $750 million. The Powerball, which is drawn Wednesday night, has a jackpot of $282 million. And the […]

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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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