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August 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 17-19

This is the last weekend to enjoy the  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. It’s also the last weekend to purchase selected items tax free during Maryland’s Tax Free Week which ends Aug. 18. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 17-19: Friday, Aug. 17  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair This […]

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 15-week academy plans a graduation on or about Dec. 18. Participants are required to attend 12 […]

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August 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Military Day at the Fair: Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is offering free admission for active military in uniform or with a valid military id. The Monster Trucks are back today with rides from noon to 5 p.m. and a show […]

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August 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot Comes to Bethesda to Tout Maryland’s Tax-Free Week

Comptroller Peter Franchot was in Bethesda on Monday to highlight the state’s tax-free week. Consumers can purchase clothing and footwear that cost less than $100 without paying the Maryland’s 6 percent sales tax. Franchot held a news conference at Sassanova on Bethesda Row. Here are the highlights:

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins Five Medals at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. After her final race at the Pan Pacific swimming championships held in Tokyo, Katie Ledecky increased her medal count by five. She won three gold medals in the individual 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle races, a bronze […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Monday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday from noon to 10 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A flash flood watch is in effect from Noon […]

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August 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Keeping Up With Katie: Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins 2 Medals Thursday at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky won two medals in the first day of the Pan Pacific swimming championships Thursday, in Tokyo. In her first race, Ledecky set a meet record with a time of 8:09.13 in the women’s 800-meter freestyle and takes home […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Images of Burglary Suspect

Bethesda police district detectives have released surveillance images from a July 19 burglary in Bethesda in hopes someone recognizes the culprit. About 3 p.m. Thursday, July 19, a man had his wallet and keys stolen from an unsecured area of the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd., Rockville, police said. About 3:40 p.m. that […]

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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Welcome to the U.S.: The Citizenship Preparation Program is a free program that will help  prepare applicants for U.S. Citizenship for the test interview and exam. The Montgomery College program occurs throughout the year, including at 6 p.m. Here […]

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August 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Monday: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meets starting at 7:30 p.m. One of the items on the agenda is discussion of a proposed pedestrian bridge at Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard. 2. The Heat is On: It’s […]

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