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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

photo of holiday lights in Bethesda

Holiday Celebrations Around Montgomery County

The holiday season is here and there are numerous events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals, light displays and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 17: Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks at Rio Washingtonian Center, at 6 p.m. Join us on […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Chick-fil-A at Olney to Open on Dec. 7

The Chick-fil-A at Olney has announced an official opening date of Dec. 7. Chick-fil-A at Olney made the announcement through a post on the business’ Facebook page. We are pleased to announce our opening date as December 7th, 2017! We can't wait to serve you. For details on our First… Posted by Chick-fil-A at Olney […]

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November 8, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Sherwood High School Advances in State Volleyball Playoffs With Win Over Blair (PHOTOS)

The night began with Blair High School scoring six unanswered points on their way to taking the first game of the best three out of five Maryland State volleyball playoff match.  As the match progressed Sherwood gained the upper hand in a seesaw struggle to even the games at one a piece.  The Warriors winning […]

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November 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Annual Snow Summit: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will hold a press conference for its annual winter preparedness “snow show” to demonstrate the latest technologies they’re using to combat winter weather. 2. Blast in Bethesda: Weather permitting, single controlled blasts […]

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November 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 7 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. City of Gaithersburg Elections: Voters will cast their ballots for Mayor and Gaithersburg City Council today. Polls open up at 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. 2. Takoma Park City Elections: Voting will take place in Takoma Park’s Community Center from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Residents will […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of October, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Garfield Eats Crow: His […]

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November 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Things to Know for Nov. 6 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Booming in Bethesda: Weather permitting, single controlled blasts are planned to occur between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for the Md. 355/Rockville Pike Crossing Project near NSAB/Walter Reed, NIH and the Medical Center Metro Station in Bethesda. A warning siren will sound approximately five […]

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November 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 3 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Rockville Town Square Celebrating 10 Years : Join organizers for a night of celebrating from 6 to 9 p.m. 2. Tuskegee Airmen: Meet a member of the East Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen of WWII today at the Gwendolyn Coffield Community Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Road in […]

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November 2, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

UPDATE: MCPS schools observe an early release day for K-8 grades on Nov. 10. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers […]

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