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July 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Thousands Attend Montgomery County’s Fireworks Shows, Gaithersburg Fireworks Set for July 8

UPDATED Despite the overcast skies and some rain, thousands of Montgomery County residents enjoyed the fireworks on the Fourth of July in Kensington, Germantown and the city of Rockville. According to a county spokesperson, the crowd in Germantown was estimated at 12,000 people, and in Kensington the turnout was 9,000. The city of Rockville welcomed […]

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July 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Weather May Impact Montgomery County’s Fourth of July Celebrations

Montgomery County may be forced to reschedule their Independence Day firework displays this year due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service is predicting 1-2 inches of rain for the county, with possible breaks in the evening. The county’s fireworks displays in Germantown and Kensington may be delayed until Tuesday, July 5 and any changes […]

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July 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Celebrate the 4th of July in Montgomery County

Are you planning an Independence Day celebration? We have the details on where to see the fireworks around Montgomery County on July 4th. In Gaithersburg, you can celebrate our nation’s Independence Day at Bohrer Park. Festival activities begin at 5 p.m. and the fireworks are set to take part at about 9:30 p.m. Find out […]

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July 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the relocation of the Shady Grove bus depot, expansion of the police body worn camera program, the Quicken Loans National golf tournament, and more.

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June 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Metro Provides Travel Tips for July 4 (VIDEO)

Metro has released a video to help riders navigate the rail system on July 4th for Independence Day. Several hundred thousand passengers are expected to take Metrorail to attend the fireworks display on the National Mall. No SafeTrack or weekend track work is scheduled for Monday, July 4. Metrorail service will open at 7 a.m. and […]

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June 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Pepco – Exelon merger, the 6th annual World Elder Abuse Day workshop at Holiday Park Senior Center,  graduating inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Center, and more.

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June 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Changes 4th of July Venue from Fairgrounds to Bohrer Park (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, the city of Gaithersburg will celebrate the 4th of July at Bohrer Park instead of the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, which was the city’s traditional venue for this event. Gaithersburg Parks and Recreation and Culture Director Michele Potter said the idea behind changing the location is to draw more attention to the 60-acre […]

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May 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Live Streams Fireworks Test Via Periscope on Twitter (VIDEO)

Some lucky Gaithersburg residents got a sneak peek at this year’s 4th of July fireworks show on Wednesday night. That’s when a fireworks company tested seven shells from Bohrer Park, which is the new setting for this year’s holiday show. There were screams of “whoa” and “holy moly” as the fireworks illuminated up the sky. […]

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May 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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City of Gaithersburg to Test Shoot Fireworks (PHOTO)

UPDATED The skies of Gaithersburg will be sparkling with fireworks tonight. The City is scheduled to test shoot five fireworks and the shells will launch from Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. This is the new location for the City’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks on July 4th. You may remember in the past the […]

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May 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, May 25, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 25, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s National Senior Health and Fitness Day at White Oak Community Center. 2. The Rockville Planning Commission is scheduled to host a work session and on the agenda: Draft Bikeway Master plan. 3. Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra will be celebrating 70 years […]

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