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March 29, 2017

Weekend Planner, March 31 – April 2 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: The opening reception for the Glenview Mansion’s new exhibit takes place Sunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. The exhibit features the work of four artists, including Jennifer Kahn Barlow, Sara Leibman, Coriolana Simon, and Barbara Bell. Brooklyn-based singer Castriota performs in the mansion’s living room […]

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March 29, 2017

County Ranks Highest in Health Ratings in Maryland

Montgomery County was ranked as the healthiest county in Maryland, a county statement said Wednesday. The ranking, completed by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, compared counties within each state on more than 30 factors including education, jobs, housing, exercise and commuting times. According to the 2017 ranking, […]

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March 29, 2017

Penguin Rush Hour Mural Returns to Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county leaders for the unveiling of the Penguin Rush Hour Mural in downtown Silver Spring. For many commuters in Downtown Silver Spring, the 100-foot mural painted on 25 plywood panels by Artist Sally Callmer, was a part of everyday travel. It was taken down in 2006 and stored […]

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March 29, 2017

Refugee Benefit Concert to Take Place on April 10 in Silver Spring

Musicians from The Refugee Orchestra Project and the Gourmet Symphony are collaborating for a concert to benefit refugees on April 10 at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. The concert will showcase, through music, “the positive impact those have come to this country seeking safety and a better life have had on American culture and society,” […]

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March 29, 2017

UPDATED: Police Investigate Phone Threats at Two Schools, Four Schools Shelter in Place Students

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two phone threats that were made to Argyle Middle and East Silver Spring Elementary schools earlier today. According to police spokesperson Lucille Baur, the first call was received around 9:30 a.m. at Argyle Middle School and included some kind of reference to the Connecticut Avenue area. Montgomery County Public […]

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March 29, 2017

YouTube- For Your Future

  Many people use YouTube to look up information on how to do DIY projects, fix things, recipes etc. There was a time when to figure out how to do anything you had to go to the library and search encyclopedias, or go to the book store to buy a book with information on cars, bikes […]

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March 29, 2017

Gaithersburg Man an ‘Everyday’ Hero for Saving Student’s Life (VIDEO)

A Gaithersburg man received an “Everyday Citizen Hero” award from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services for his quick-thinking and calm composure for applying CPR and using an automatic electronic defibrillator to save a man who had a heart attack. Kevin Owens, 47, said he was leading a cycling class at the Rockville Life Time […]

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March 29, 2017

Five Public Hearings Scheduled on Fiscal 2018 Budget Proposal

  Five public hearings on County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed fiscal 2018 budget have been scheduled from April 4 through April 6, a Montgomery County Council statement said Wednesday. More than 150 people are expected to express views about specific items and the general structure of the budget. Leggett presented his recommended operating budget to […]

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March 29, 2017

Five Things to Know Today, March 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg’s “Council in the Community” meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Watkins Mill Elementary School. Among the presentations will be crime prevention programs, code enforcement, public works projects and services, community and youth services, and recreational opportunities. 2. The second public […]

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March 29, 2017

Street Beat: Lane Closure Planned for Portion of Rockville Pike, April 5 – 7, in Bethesda

There will be lane closures on a portion of Rockville Pike next week while crews from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation install a construction entrance for the Multimodal Crossing Project, a pedestrian underpass beneath the road, at the Medical Center Metro station in Bethesda. According to county officials, one right lane and the road […]

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