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December 20, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: The Beginning of a New Journey

“Soon the New Year starts, so now is a great time to: Wipe the slate clean. Focus upon what you really want. Chart your course. Or is that a bit old school? Feels tiring? Ugh! How about an adventurous alternative: Give thanks that your life is exactly as it is. Decide that 2018 will be […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Officials Announce Flu Vaccination Campaign

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in late October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times: Oct. 30 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove 9630 Gudelsky Drive Rockville For anyone […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the lessons learned from the Flower Branch Apartments tragedy one year ago. There are also reports on the Zika virus, the upcoming solar eclipse and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Provides Free Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats on Aug. 20 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is offering rabies vaccination clinics on Aug. 20 and Sept. 17. The vaccinations are free with the purchase of a Montgomery County pet license. Maryland law requires that all dogs, cats, and ferrets over the age of four months be regularly vaccinated against rabies. Also by […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of teen receiving immunization

Free Immunizations for Seventh Graders at Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring Health Centers

Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents of incoming seventh graders to be sure their students show proof of vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they provide documentation […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Get Real Health Opens New Offices in Rockville (PHOTOS)

Get Real Health, an award-winning, healthcare technology company, has expanded its corporate offices at 51 Monroe Street in the city of Rockville. Local leaders, including Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Nancy Floreen and Sidney Katz attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new offices Tuesday. Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce CEO Gigi […]

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July 6, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Keeping Your Cool

“You’re simply the best. You blow my mind. We’re all in total awe. How you hold together under pressure. How you face up to your challenges. And your rebound ability totally rocks. You’re driven, persistent, and strong. Playful, silly, fun. Compassionate, sympathetic, understanding. You’re just plain unstoppable. And you always have time for others. What […]

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July 1, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Experience the Kingdom and Glory

“I didn’t give you the power, the glory, and the Kingdom so that you could just “eke” by, be selfless, and make sacrifices. I didn’t give you dominion over all things so that just a few of your dreams might come true. I gave you these things so that you could have, do, and be […]

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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Meeting the press: County Council President Roger Berliner holds his weekly meeting with reporters at 11:30 a.m. 2. Staying active: The Active Aging Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave., […]

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May 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

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

Here are five things to know today, May 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Fallen heroes: Montgomery County police continues its annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg. 2. Council meets Metro: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority meets the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation Committee […]

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