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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Fireworks and Parades on Tap for Independence Day Celebrations in Montgomery County

Montgomery County recreation is again hosting the Germantown Glory and Mid-County Sparkles fireworks displays Tuesday evening. Both with feature live music prior to the fireworks. Here’s a rundown parades and fireworks displays around the county: Gaithersburg SummerFest: July 1, Live entertainment, activities, beer tasting, and classic car show begins at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. […]

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June 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

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MVA Announces Independence Day Closings

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will close all offices on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. All full-service Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also be closed. According to a news release, MVA’s ten self-service VEIP kiosks will remain open. MVA customers can also Skip the Trip and […]

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June 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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A Guide to 2017’s Summer Festivals, Concerts and More

It’s officially that time of the year where the days are longer, warmer and sunnier.   Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can soak up some sun while enjoying music, food, art and culture. Sandy Spring Community Day, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 24 at the Ross Body […]

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July 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

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

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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June 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Over 42 Million Americans Expected to Travel on 4th of July Weekend

Millions of Americans will be packing their bags and hitting the road this coming holiday weekend. AAA projects that more than 42 million Americans will travel Independence Day weekend, an increase of 1.3 percent compared to last year’s holiday. This year’s forecast is the second highest Fourth of July travel volume on record and the most since 2001. The […]

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June 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on Fourth of July in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Independence Day, Monday, July 4: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all county liquor stores are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Deliveries will be made on a normal schedule; but there will be no pickups. Recreation – the […]

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June 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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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July 2, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 3 – July 5 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, July 3 Montgomery Village celebrates July 4 a day early with their annual 5K Run and Parade. Visit Glen Echo Park for the Art Walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy strolling through the open studios, artists demonstrations and more. Downtown Live free […]

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July 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Autism Speaks 5K Held July 4th in Potomac

The 15th annual Autism Speaks 5K run and 1-mile walk took place on July 4th in Potomac. Each year, this event attracts thousands of participants from around the Washington D.C. area. According to organizers, this event has raised $3 million since it began in 2000, and that’s more than any other 5K in Autism Speaks […]

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