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June 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Continue to Investigate 2017 Sandy Spring Death

Investigators continue to look into the suspicious death of a woman who died in a car fire more than a year ago. Andrea Mion Hawvermale, 56, of the 1300 block Excaliber Lane, Sandy Spring, died June 17, 2017, died from smoke inhalation and thermal injuries, according to an autopsy by the the Office of the […]

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June 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Over 40 Free Events at 21st Heritage Days

The Heritage Days are returning this year to celebrate local culture, history and nature in Montgomery County. This countywide festival is organized by Heritage Montgomery, which was created in 2003 by State officials and county leaders “to raise the profile of the area’s heritage, ensuring that residents and visitors alike understand and value the county’s past,” […]

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May 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ten Summer Festivals in Montgomery County

After too much winter and too little spring, summer is finally here! The towns of Montgomery County are welcoming the season with festivals over the months of May and June. Beallsville  MudFest, 12 -4 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Woodstock Equestrian Special Park will feature Mud Holes, Mud Slides, Mud Pies, music, food and drinks. Pre-register here. Town of Chevy Chase Centennial […]

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May 4, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Sherwood Defeats Quince Orchard 3-1 in Closely Contested 4A Softball

Sandy Spring, Maryland Sherwood High School Wednesday May 2, 2018 The summer like day began with two softball teams flashing solid defense to keep the game scoreless as the first inning ended.  Sherwood scored two runs in the second inning to quickly break that early deadlock.  In the third inning Quince Orchard’s first baseman #11 […]

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April 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

A Guide to 2018’s Spring Festivals, Concerts, and More

Updated: Flowers, art, music and more, here’s a list of some activities this spring: Kenwood Cherry Blossoms and Spring Flowers, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 10 at the Shops at Sumner Place, 4611 Sangamore Road in Bethesda.  Residents have the chance to view cherry blossoms and spring flowers on  the streets through the Kenwood neighborhood. There […]

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April 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 23 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know for Monday, April 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Awards Night: The Montgomery County Volunteer Center hands out its Montgomery Serves Awards at 6:30 p.m. at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. 2. Another Day Older …: The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations Committee is examining the debt service in County Executive […]

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April 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 20 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know for Friday, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Countryside Artisans Spring Tour: Spend a day in the country on a free, self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries through scenic Montgomery County. April 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. 2. Local Writers Showcase: The […]

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March 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 29 in Montgomery County: 1. River Road intersection: The State Highway Administration hosts an open house tonight at Walt Whitman High School to share proposed upgrades to an intersection near the school. 2. Sister Cities Annual meeting: The Montgomery Sister Cities board presents a panel discussion […]

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March 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Captain John Feissner Retires After 34 Years with Fire Department

After serving more than 30 years with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, Captain John Feissner is retiring at the end of March. “It’s been wonderful,” he said. “I’ve been very blessed to witness a lot of changes over my tenure with the fire service.” One change in particular Feissner noted is the growth of […]

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March 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, March 27 in Montgomery County: 1. Health Fair: Free health screenings for glucose, BMI and blood pressure will be available in the Student Union at Montgomery College Germantown Campus. 2. Cone with a Cop: Montgomery County Police department’s fourth district will host “cone with a cop,” from noon to 4 .p.m […]

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