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Gaithersburg Creative Tot Time Preschool Open House

Parents and their preschool children may explore Creative Tot Time preschool at an open house Wednesday, Aug. 5 at Casey Community Center. Creative Tot Time is a preschool for children ages three to five-year old offered by the city of Gaithersburg. The program provides a unique environment for children to explore music, story time, arts […]

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Five Things to Know Today, August 4, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. FINA World Championships: Katie Ledecky sets a new world record for the 1500 freestyle at FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. 2. National Night Out Against Crime: Law enforcement officials invite the community to participate at the annual National Night Out, held each […]

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Starting Aug 3 – No Smoking and New Dog Rules for Gaithersburg Parks

The City of Gaithersburg have new park regulations starting August 3.  Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is now prohibited within a 25 foot radius of playgrounds.  Additionally, the Dog Exercise Area at Green Park will only be available to city residents with licensed dogs.  Fines for violating new regulations are $100. The Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council adopted new regulations affecting […]

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Five Things to Know Today, August 3, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Summit on Violence: Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger will attend the National Summit on Violence in America today at the Newseum in D.C. Strategies to reduce violence across the nation.  2. Confederate Statue: Find out the latest on the Confederate statue in […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 31, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Death Investigation: The Montgomery County Police Department is scheduled to hold a news conference at 11 a.m. today about the events that led to a fiery, fatal crash in Gaithersburg last month. A five-year-old child was killed in that crash at […]

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How Do Bats Enter Your Home? (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Animal Control Director Lisa Holland says it’s important to have window screens and to keep your windows and doors shut at dusk when area bats are often feeding. Take a look: According to Holland, service calls for bats in local residences is not unusual. She said her department has […]

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Animal Control Director Demonstrates How to Catch a Bat (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Animal Control Director Lisa Holland demonstrates the equipment her staff uses to catch a bat. According to Holland, bat calls for service are not unusual. She says her office has responded to 37 such calls so far this year. Related:

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Mikulski, Cardin and Van Hollen Announce Federal Funds to Recruit Firefighters in MoCo

U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, together with U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen announced this week that the Gaithersburg – Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department (GWGVFD) will receive $278,736 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) program. “I know how important this funding […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 27, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Silver Spring Transit Center: Metro bus drivers are scheduled to begin training at the Silver Spring Transit Center today. 2. Graffiti in Silver Spring: Graffiti is on the rise in Silver Spring and, if you see it, county officials want you […]

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MCPS Pilots New Summer Program for Gifted Learners (VIDEO)

A new program is providing some Montgomery County Public Schools students the opportunity to stay engaged in accelerated learning during the summer. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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