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October 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 19 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know Oct. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Forum and Resource Fair: Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a Senior Forum at the Twinbrook Recreation Center, located at 12900 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. 2. MCM Football Coverage: MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Oct. 19 Walter […]

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October 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Thursday, Oct. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Small Business Network:  Honest Tea co-founder and Bethesda resident Seth Goldman is the featured guest at today’s small business networking session facilitated by Kelly Leonard. Doors open at 8 a.m. 2. Schools Briefing: Public schools Superintendent Jack Smith meets with the media today to […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fiber Artist Installs Two Works of Public Art in Takoma Park

If you drive past Takoma Park’s Ward Sinclair Plaza at the intersection of Laurel and Carroll Avenues, don’t be surprised by the 17-foot-long octopus attacking the downtown clock tower. The city of Takoma Park recently commissioned fiber artist Stacy Cantrell to crochet the huge octopus in the city’s colors of orange, yellow, green, and blue. With […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Hoyles Mill Conservation Park Closed: The park in Boyds is closed today for the county’s annual deer population management operation. 2. Lunch with the Mayor: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart invites residents to a monthly lunch featuring restaurants located in the Takoma Langley Crossroads area. […]

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October 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Police Investigating Sex Assault

Takoma Park police are investigating a sexual assault that took place Saturday in the 7700 block of Carroll Avenue, a police statement said. A 46-year-old woman was passing out brochures near Carroll and Flower avenues when she was approached by and assaulted by a man, police said. He grabbed her and made physical sexual advances […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 7 in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 7 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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September 24, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Sept. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Busy Committee Day: Montgomery County Council committees have a full day of briefings. The Public Safety Committee, at 9:30 a.m., hears from corrections officials on how the county prevents jail suicides. Also at 9:30 a.m., the planning committee discusses […]

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September 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Parking Day: Seventeen metered parking spaces will be transformed today into park-like spots in Bethesda and Silver Spring. 2. Lunch with the Mayor: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart invites residents to a monthly lunch featuring restaurants located in the Takoma Langley […]

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September 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

ALDI Grocery Chain Hosting Job Fairs at Montgomery County Locations

The ALDI grocery store chain will hold a job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at each of its Montgomery County locations, including stores in Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville, Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Job openings include store associates, shift managers and manager trainees. Store associate, $12 to $13.50 per hour (depending on location), plus a pay increase after […]

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September 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Murder Trial Continues: Tyler Tessier, accused of killing his girlfriend Laura Wallen, will face his second day of court. 2. Emergency Preparedness Fair: The community is invited to attend the fourth annual emergency preparedness fair at the Johns Hopkins […]

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