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November 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Here Are the Events Offered by Montgomery Parks for Veterans Day Weekend

Montgomery Parks has numerous family-friendly events planned for the Veterans Day weekend and a special discount for Veterans as well as active-duty military. Friday The Montgomery Parks offices and permits offices will be closed Nov. 10. The following parks are open: Brookside Gardens—10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Locust Grove Nature Center—9 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

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October 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Board of Public Works Expected to Vote on Funding for Historical School in Boyds

Maryland’s Board of Public Works is expected to approve a matching grant in the amount of $10,000 for the Boyds Negro School at its meeting scheduled for Nov. 1. The school, located at 19510 White Ground Road in Boyds, served as the only public school for African Americans in the area from 1895 to 1936. […]

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September 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Spirit Goalkeeper to Take Leave of Absence

The goalkeeper for the Washington Spirit is taking a medical leave of absence, according to a tweet she posted Wednesday. “It is with great difficulty that the Spirit and I have decided that I will take a medical leave of absence for the remainder of the season,” Stephanie Labbe said. The National Women’s Soccer League […]

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August 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown of five stories and events happening today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. PSC Hearing: The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to know what you think of Pepco’s proposed rate hike that would increase the average customer’s bill by $7.37 per month. A public hearing takes place tonight, beginning at 6:30 […]

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July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Organizations Partner to Host Bystander Intervention Training to Combat Hate

Hate-based incidents across the region is why a local group, Showing Up for Racial Justice Montgomery County Chapter, is teaming up with the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition and Impact Silver Spring, for a series of active bystander intervention trainings. “This was a request after a woman approached us,” Danielle Ring, SURJ member, said. “Her […]

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June 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, June 2 – June 4 (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 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

‘Bombs’ Found on Clarksburg Heights Trail

A pair of “drain-o bomb” devices were found along the Clarksburg Heights Trail, according to a statement from Montgomery Parks. The devices were found about 10:18 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, on the trail, which is in Little Seneca Greenway Stream Park, the statement said. The devices combine drain cleaner, water and aluminum in a plastic bottle. […]

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May 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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 18, 2017 | Michelle Queen

UPDATED Weekend Planner, May 19 – May 21 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion currently has two exhibits on display through this weekend, the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between. Admission is free; hours are posted, here. The Rockville Art League Juried Members’ Show is on exhibit at Glenview Mansion from […]

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May 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Teen Soccer Star Mallory Pugh Begins Training with the Washington Spirit (VIDEO)

Forward Mallory Pugh, who recently celebrated her 19th birthday, is now training with the Washington Spirit as she prepares to make her National Women’s Soccer League debut on Saturday night against FC Kansas City. At a news conference on Tuesday, Pugh said her new teammates have been extremely welcoming and she said there were smiles […]

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