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May 25, 2017

Five Things to Know for May 25 in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 25, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Trone at business breakfast: David Trone, the founder of Total Wine & More, is scheduled to headline the sold-out Small Business Network breakfast at Montgomery Community Media’s studios. Trone is a likely political candidate in the 2018 elections. The topic […]

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May 24, 2017

County Program That Gives Teens Second Chances Celebrates 20 Years

Teen Court, a program aimed at giving teens second chances in the judicial system, is celebrating 20 years of service in the community. The program was created in March of 1997  for first or second time juvenile offenders who have pleaded guilty to committing misdemeanor offenses. As a result of the guilty plea, respondents appear […]

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May 24, 2017

Weekend Planner, May 26 – May 29 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s current exhibition, Drawing for Art, is on display from now through June 6. This exhibit has a twist, buy a ticket for a drawing on June 6 and go home with an original piece of artwork. The Rockville Art League […]

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May 24, 2017

Cancer Survivor To Be Honored by Humana During National Senior Games (VIDEO)

One local resident is being honored for overcoming significant health issues through swimming. Kate Fisken, who happens to be 75-years-old, is preparing to compete in Humana’s 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham Alabama. She will join more than 10,000 adults over the age of 50 but for Kate, the real victory, is overcoming a devastating […]

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May 24, 2017

logo for VASAP - Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program

County Seeking Volunteers to Work With Sexual Assault Victims

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services are seeking volunteers to assist victims of sexual assault and their families through its Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP), according to a news release. VASAP volunteers provide 24-hour crisis counseling and companion services in throughout county hospitals and police stations for victims. Requirements to […]

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May 24, 2017

Westside at Shady Grove Developers Announce New Retailers and More

In just a few months, the first retailers at Westside at Shady Grove Metro will open their doors in the new transit community located on Crabbs Branch Way and adjacent to the Shady Grove Metro. The new shops will be located in The Daley, a mixed-use building co-developed by EYA and Bozzuto, that is opening its […]

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May 24, 2017

Purple Line Transit Partners Plan to Meet the Public

Purple Line Transit Partners, the companies that have won a contract to build and operate the Purple Line, is holding a meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Montgomery Blair High School. The Purple Line will be a 16-mile light rail link between Bethesda and New Carrollton, stopping at 21 stations, including Silver […]

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May 24, 2017

County Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend

Summer time is nearly here and Memorial Day weekend marks the official start to the summer swim season. In addition to Montgomery County’s four indoor aquatic centers, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday, May 27th. Here’s a list of the seven outdoor pools in Montgomery County: Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little Falls Parkway […]

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May 24, 2017

Woman Sells iPhone and Gets Funny Money in Return (VIDEO)

  Capt. Mark Plazinski describes “safe exchange zones,” which were set up to prevent robberies when buyers and sellers meet for online sales. A woman thought she was getting $450 for her iPhone 6. What she got was some worthless paper, and she had to pay $50 for the privilege. Montgomery County police say the woman, […]

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May 24, 2017

The Real Housewives of Potomac 2: Episode 7 The Bare Naked Ladies

After a week hiatus, this episode got down to the nitty-gritty with the RHOP. The ladies are baring their souls, baring their teeth and barely hanging on. Mo’ Money acts like a real estate mo’gul prattling on about her four houses. But for those who are counting, the new mansion in Potomac makes it five. […]

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