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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Landon Wins Season Opener Against Whitman in Nonconference Play (PHOTOS)

Two Bethesda high school varsity football teams began their season with a nonconference match this afternoon. It was the Walt Whitman Vikings against the Landon Bears, the game was played at Landon’s Triplett Field at Bordley Stadium. The final score was 34-0, Landon. The Bears returned the kickoff with a touchdown run in the first […]

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September 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Ready for an Emergency: September is the start of Emergency Preparedness Month. A seminar on personal emergency preparedness runs from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave. 2. Vaccination Clinics: Montgomery County has several immunization […]

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August 31, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Labor Day Festivities Top Our Weekend Planner, Sept. 1 – 4

Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 47th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s  showcase of Irish music and dance. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and on Monday, the 50th rendition of their Labor […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Outdoor Film Festival Begins Friday in Silver Spring

The American Film Institute of Silver Spring kicks off its second, annual Silver Screens outdoor film festival this Friday at Veterans Plaza. The movie, Back to the Future Part II, begins at 8 p.m., rain or shine, and movie goers should bring their own seats. “Thanks to the generosity of our own American Film Institute, […]

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September 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Maryland State Troopers Cite Thousands of Motorists Over Labor Day Weekend

UPDATED Maryland State police officers issued 6,221 citations and 5,777 warnings to motorists traveling on state roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Of those stops, police said there were 110 driving under the influence arrests and over one thousand repair orders for defective vehicle equipment. In Montgomery County, Maryland State police officers sent out […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Extends Gym Hours of Senior Sneakers Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County recreation is extending the hours of the Senior Sneakers program, which provides access to community recreation center gyms while keeping the $50 annual program fee unchanged. This change will go into effect this month. Montgomery County Recreation’s Senior Sneaker program helps adults age 55 and older have access to quality exercise and weight […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Check Point Tonight in Honor of Officer Leotta

Montgomery County Police will conduct a sobriety check point tonight in partnership with officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Rockville Police Department, and Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department in memory of fallen Officer Noah Leotta. According to a news release, officers will be handing out cards that include a picture of Leotta, a message about […]

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September 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept.1, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Mosquito Control Program is scheduled to do a truck-mounted mosquito control spraying tonight in the Strawberry Knolls area of Gaithersburg. 2. The Maryland State Police Department announced that troopers plan to set up a sobriety checkpoint […]

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August 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Arrest Nine People at Sobriety Checkpoint in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police officers arrested nine people for driving under the influence (DUI) at a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night in the city of Gaithersburg. The checkpoint was set up from 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 27 at Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road. ‘ On Monday, the Maryland State Police Department announced […]

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September 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Construction work will close portions of the trails around the Croydon Creek Nature Center at 852 Avery Road in Rockville beginning today. 2. A street party commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina takes place from noon – 3 p.m. today […]

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