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December 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Blast: Weather permitting, the Montgomery County Department of  Transportation will conduct single controlled blasts beneath Rockville Pike (MD 355) near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda between […]

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December 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Board of Education Meeting: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith will discuss the framework of his Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget recommendations. The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Open session will begin at […]

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December 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

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 November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Squad Struggles by Jake […]

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December 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, Dec. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Government Stuff: Council President Roger Berliner, who gives up the “President” mantle on Tuesday, holds his last meeting with the media at 11:30 a.m. The council’s planning commission discusses regulations on vacant buildings at 2 p.m. Also at 2 p.m, the […]

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December 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Hoggle Case: It’s been over three years since siblings Sarah (7) and Jacob (5) Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in Sept. of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, was charged with their murder in September. A status hearing is scheduled for a […]

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November 30, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Looking to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree? Here are Four Tree Farms

If cutting your own Christmas tree is part of your holiday tradition, here are four options in our area to consider. Gaver Farm Location 5501 Detrick Road, Mt. Airy Days & Hours November 24 – December 23 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Contact phone: 301.865.3515 email: gaverfarm@gmail.com website: gaverfarm.com Products/Services/Trees Cut your own […]

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November 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rocklands Farm Releases Statement On Shutting Down White Nationalist Conference

Rocklands Farm Winery & Market in Poolesville released a statement on their Facebook page Monday explaining why they shut down a private event at their farm Sunday afternoon. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that about 100 people attended Sunday’s conference organized by the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist Think Tank led by Richard Spencer. […]

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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 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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