Gaithersburg

October 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 16, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Pedal to the Metal: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on its agenda is consideration of a bicycle master plan. Staff reports are only a click away with this agenda. 2. Voter Deadline: Today is the deadline to […]

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October 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 15, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Who’s a Good Doggy? Adoption fees are waived through Oct. 25 at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road. Open at noon, except Wednesdays. 2. SMOB meeting: Student Member of the Board Ananya […]

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October 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Manna Food Center Kicks Off Its First Community Food Rescue Week

A recent study by the United States Department of Agriculture found that Americans waste about one pound of food per day. That equals more than 230 pounds per year and Manna Food Center is trying to change that. Manna, one of the largest food bank centers in Montgomery County, has kicked off its inaugural community […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 12 – Oct. 14

The Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery and Studio Tours is a unique opportunity to take a self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries located on farms or barns in the scenic countryside. The tour includes 15 destinations that represent more than 50 fine visual, sculptural, textile and beverage (beer, wine and tea) artists. The popular Oktoberfest […]

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October 12, 2018 | Laura Rowles

New Drug Addiction Treatment Center Opens in Gaithersburg, Maryland

A new drug treatment center has opened in Gaithersburg to help addicted individuals stop compulsive drug seeking and use. The Gaithersburg-Germantown  & Clarksburg Chambers of Commerce (GGCC) supported The Freedom Center and celebrated the grand opening of their new location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, October 11. They are located at 202 […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Street Beat: Gaithersburg Street Resurfacing on West Deer Park Road

The city of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will be conducting street resurfacing on West Deer Park Road, from Muddy Branch Road to Fairbanks Drive. The work will consist of sealing cracks and micro-surfacing of existing pavement as needed as well as removal and replacement of deteriorated curb and sidewalk. The curb and sidewalk sealing and pavement […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: County Council approves a measure to help local breweries and wineries increase their incomes; Montgomery County Public Schools participate in Walk to School Day activities; County Executive Ike Leggett cuts the ribbon of […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Hoyles Mill Conservation Park Closed: The park in Boyds is closed today for the county’s annual deer population management operation. 2. Lunch with the Mayor: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart invites residents to a monthly lunch featuring restaurants located in the Takoma Langley Crossroads area. […]

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October 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Walk to School Day: Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, and Dr. Jack Smith, superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools will celebrate Walk to School Day at Gaithersburg Elementary School. 2. Coffee with a Cop: Officers from Montgomery County Police Department’s […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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