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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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kentlands Boulevard Construction Set for Next Week

The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will conduct crosswalk maintenance on Kentlands Boulevard from Great Seneca Highway to Booth Street, a city statement said. The work will consist of removal and replacement of deteriorated pavement and restriping of the crosswalks. Construction is anticipated to begin during the week of Aug. 20 to 24, […]

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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August 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Detective: Kentlands Graffiti Likely the Work of Silver Spring Street Gang

The gang responsible for the graffiti found on a fence in Kentlands is likely the Schuyler Road Crew, according to a Montgomery County police detective. “They are a neighborhood gang or a hybrid group,” said Detective Sgt. C.J. Bullock of the Criminal Street Gang Unit in an email to MyMCMedia. A neighborhood gang is formed […]

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August 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Wednesday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The agenda includes discussion of implementing the Stone Street Corridor recommendations. Click here for the agenda. 2. Taiwan Contemporary Art: An exhibition — “What do you […]

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July 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Seventh Grade Immunization Clinics Continue: As the 2018-2019 school year approaches, Montgomery County is offering free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the locations throughout the County until August. Click here for a list of times and schedules. […]

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July 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Call Kentlands Graffiti Gang Related

A Gaithersburg police spokesman said Monday that graffiti spray-painted on a fence in Kentlands is gang related. Officer Dan Lane said the “SRC” marking in the graffiti pointed to a gang in Silver Spring. However, he said there was no evidence to believe that there are gang-related activities — that is, robberies or assaults — […]

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July 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, July 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Turf War: Because it has so little land, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School is considering artificial turf for its football field. The Montgomery County Board of Education takes up the proposal at its meeting, which starts at 5:30 p.m. at […]

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July 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, July 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Korean War Veterans Armistice Day 65th Anniversary: Mission BBQ will honor Korean War veterans with a free sandwich at all locations of the barbecue restaurant.  On July 27 in 1953, multiple nations signed an armistice suspending all hostilities and created the Demilitarized […]

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July 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ashman Offers Update on Graffiti Incident

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman was asked if he had any new information on the graffiti spray-painted on a fence in the Kentlands earlier this week. The graffiti included the phrase, “revolucion o muerto” (“revolution or death” in Spanish) and odd symbols. Here’s what Ashman said:

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