memorial day weekend

May 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Hometown Holidays Music Fest in Rockville Begins May 27 (VIDEO)

Hometown Holidays Music Fest in Rockville is set to kick off on May 27 in the streets of Rockville Town Center.  This year’s music fest will feature more than 25 local, regional and national performing artists on four stages across six city blocks, according to a news release. In addition to music, Hometown Holidays will […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 26, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Commencements: Two schools hold graduation ceremonies today: Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville, will hold its graduation ceremony at 9 a.m. at the school. Stephen Knolls School, Silver Spring, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, also […]

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May 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Make Over 8,400 Traffic Stops over Holiday Weekend, Arrest More Than 90 Drivers

Maryland State Police troopers were involved in extra patrols and focused enforcement initiatives throughout the Memorial Day holiday weekend, making more than 8,400 traffic stops and arresting more than 90 impaired drivers. From May 27th through May 30th, troopers stopped 8,443 vehicles and issued 5,793 traffic citations, 4,831 warnings and 798 safety equipment repair orders. […]

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May 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Travel Down I-270 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers escorted hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists down I-270 south on Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon. During the ride, dozens of passersby stood on highway overpasses and waved their American flags in honor of the riders below them. Motorcyclists headed to #RollingThunder on I270South near Montrose Rd. #Rockvilke @mymcmedia […]

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are five things to know today, May 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Some county employees are working from home today after a bed bug infestation was confirmed at the Department of Health and Human Services administrative offices at 401 Hungerford Drive earlier this month. A meeting to discuss employees’ concerns about bed bugs is […]

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May 21, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Rockville’s Annual Hometown Holidays Festival Planned for Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

The City of Rockville will host its annual Hometown Holidays festival from May 28 to May 30. Rockville 11’s Kathy Dantzler has more in this video. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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May 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Troopers Tout Stats From Memorial Day Weekend Patrols

The Maryland State Police Department stepped up its traffic enforcement efforts over the three-day Memorial Day weekend to keep Maryland roads safe. According to police, traffic enforcement initiatives were conducted statewide during this unofficial start to the summer travel season. During this Memorial Day weekend, troopers made numerous traffic stops focused on impaired or distracted […]

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May 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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County Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer swim season. In Montgomery County, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday, May 23rd. The outdoor pools include: –Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little Falls Parkway and Hillandale Road; –Germantown Outdoor Pool, 301.601.1690, 18905 Kingsview Road; –Long Branch Pool, 301.431.5700, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver […]

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May 22, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, May 22, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily look at the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Starting today through the Memorial Day holiday the Flags for Our Heroes display will be up at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. 2. It’s a long weekend and we have a long list of ideas for activities […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

AAA Travel Tip: Thursday’s Traffic Tie-Ups Worse of Holiday Weekend

Thursday is the worse day for trying to get out of town to enjoy the long holiday weekend, according to a new report. According to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, the worst departure time is the Thursday before the long Memorial Day holiday weekend. AAA Mid-Atlantic is forecasting that 826,900 persons from this […]

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