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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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Holiday Celebrations Around Montgomery County

The holiday season is here and there are numerous events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals, light displays and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 17: Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks at Rio Washingtonian Center, at 6 p.m. Join us on […]

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November 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Strathmore Mansion Hosts Museum Shop Holiday Market on Veterans Day Weekend

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 so that you can get your holiday shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 28th year and it takes place […]

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October 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, October 27-29

If your plans this weekend include a Halloween celebration with liquid spirits, remember the Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s SoberRide provides free or discounted rides home on Saturday night. Check out the post Halloween Happenings Around Town for a list of events in Montgomery County. Friday “Sent & Received” Artwork by service members, veterans and military caregivers that […]

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October 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

15 Years Later: Residents Remember D.C. Sniper Shootings (VIDEO)

The memorial dedicated to the 10 people murdered in one of the region’s most notorious crime sprees, known to many as the D.C. Sniper Attacks, is being renovated at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. “I don’t think anyone has really forgotten it,” Marguerite Danowski of Colesville, said. “Every once in while the word sniper comes up […]

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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat Wave: It’s going to be another hot day in Montgomery County. Here are some tips to keep cool. 2. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is the preferred Bus Rapid […]

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June 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 9 – June 11 (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Blues Festival kicks off Sunday, June 11 at El Golfo Restaurant, continues Monday through Friday with nightly performances at Veterans Plaza, and culminates in a day of entertainment on two-stages Saturday, June 17. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion hosts two new exhibits […]

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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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April 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Picture Perfect Weekend at Brookside Gardens (PHOTOS)

It was a busy weekend at Brookside Gardens, where thousands of visitors stopped by to take photographs of the spring flowers and gardens. Parks Spokesperson Melissa Chotiner said the information desk counted about 1,837 people on Easter Sunday and she said the actual number was probably double that because the staff only counts from 9 […]

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March 31, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Calendar for April

April 1: Season Kick-off – Youth Flag Football League Mid County Community Recreation Center 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906 240.777.6870 10 a.m. We will also host a free optional Football Combine for any registrant.     April 1:  Summer Camp Registration Montgomery County Recreation offers a wide variety of exciting summer programs throughout […]

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November 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Watch County Report This Week for coverage of the Stand Up for the Montgomery Way rally, an update on taser use by the Montgomery County Police Department, and more:

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