Silver Spring Floral Designer Wins $2M Lotto Ticket

A Silver Spring woman who won $2 million on a scratch-off says she is so happy that she can now pay off her bills. The 54-year-old winner, who purchased her ticket at Long Branch Beer & Wine, told Maryland Lottery officials...

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Two Pet Food Makers Voluntarily Recall Dry Dog Food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced the voluntary recall of two dry dog food brands that may contain an excess of vitamin D. Elevated levels of Vitamin D have been found in dry dog food with the brand name of...

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Montgomery County Honors Veterans

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, a day to honor those who currently serve or have served in the military. Veterans Day falls on Sunday, with the federal holiday set for Monday, Nov. 12. Numerous...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 9 – Nov. 11

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Holiday Market. More than a dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore. The popular holiday bazaar is back...

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Kick off Holiday Shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market. More than sixteen dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can...

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What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County...

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Winter Weather: The public schools are opening two hours late as the region braces for a wintry mix of snow, sleet and ice during the morning commute. MCPS will make an announcement by 7 a.m. if they decide to close schools. 2. […]

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November 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Floral Designer Wins $2M Lotto Ticket

A Silver Spring woman who won $2 million on a scratch-off says she is so happy that she can now pay off her bills. The 54-year-old winner, who purchased her ticket at Long Branch Beer & Wine, told Maryland Lottery officials that she selected the store because she felt it was lucky and knew it […]

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November 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert until noon today. 2. Community Meeting Regarding Acorn Park: M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks will be presenting the recommended plan to the Historic Preservation Commission for a design consultation on Acorn Park. The […]

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November 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Two Pet Food Makers Voluntarily Recall Dry Dog Food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced the voluntary recall of two dry dog food brands that may contain an excess of vitamin D. Elevated levels of Vitamin D have been found in dry dog food with the brand name of Nutricsa and Natural Life Pet Products, both sold by Nutrisca, of Saint Louis, […]

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November 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 13, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public Schools students get an early release day. For more information, visit the MCPS website. 2. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets starting at 9:30 a.m. The agenda includes a briefing on pedestrian […]

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November 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

From Tragedy to Triumph: Vietnam War Veteran on Overcoming Invisible Wounds

Certain dates remain engraved in your memory forever. For Wayne Miller, that date is July 4, 1969. While many back home were celebrating the American holiday, it was a day Miller thought would mark dependency on others for the rest of his life. Miller had graduated from Albert Einstein High School in 1968 and had […]

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November 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know About Veterans Day

We celebrate Veterans Day on Sunday — Nov. 11 — a date that marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Here are a few things you might not know about Veterans Day: 1. For Living Veterans: The holiday officially recognizes living veterans of all wars. Originally called Armistice Day, the date […]

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November 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Honors Veterans

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, a day to honor those who currently serve or have served in the military. Veterans Day falls on Sunday, with the federal holiday set for Monday, Nov. 12. Numerous ceremonies and events are planned in Montgomery County in recognition of our Veterans. Here are some events in […]

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November 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: Fifty-five percent of registered voters in Montgomery County cast ballots during the general election, Nov. 6; The final episode of One on One with County Executive Ike Leggett; Officials participate in the beginning […]

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November 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 9 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Show Your Gratitude: Stop by the Marilyn J. Praisner library in Burtonsville to write a letter to or draw a picture for deployed troops, veterans, new recruits, and first responders. The library will have all the supplies and will send […]

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