Flags Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and...

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Gaithersburg Woman Wins $100,000 With One Scratch-off Play

A Gaithersburg woman claimed a $100,000 scratch-off prize at Maryland Lottery headquarters recently. The Gaithersburg resident decided to play just one $10 scratch-off while shopping last week. As luck would have it, she won the...

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End of Summer Pool Parties a Real Treat For Dogs

The last few weekends of summer – which officially ends September 22nd – are popular for end-of-season dog swims at community pools. Wheaton-Glenmont Outdoor Pool in Silver Spring held their annual Pooch Pool Party on...

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Friendship Picnic in Wheaton: Fun, Food and Free For All

The seventh annual Montgomery County Friendship Picnic will be held on Sunday, September 22 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Wheaton Regional Park, located at 2000 Shorefield Road. The picnic brings together people of diverse cultures...

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Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This September

If you are looking to attend some fun events, this is the right time of year. Several festivals are coming up this September in Montgomery County. Here is a list of some of our favorite festivals where you, your family and...

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End of Summer Means Back to School

Those familiar yellow school buses are lined up and ready to go for the first day of school for MCPS on Tuesday. Bethesda School Bus Depot September 2, 2019...

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September 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Lo que le entristece a la ex-Delegada Maricé Morales

Maricé Morales, abogada y ex-Delegada de Maryland, la latina más joven en servir a nivel estatal en el país, y la primera mujer latina en representar el Distrito 19, nos cuenta su historia dentro de la política, comparte sus sentimientos ante la situación migratoria actual y envía un claro mensaje a los jóvenes. Disponible Ahora […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Ten Things to Know for Sunday’s FutureFest in Downtown Silver Spring

FutureFest comes to the Silver Spring Civic Building this Sunday. Here are 10 things to know about the family festival. 1. What is FutureFest? FutureFest is one of the DC region’s largest family festivals where kids can spark their imagination and families can celebrate their collective power to invent the future. FutureFest, presented by KID […]

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September 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Katie Ledecky Fully Focused on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

At the ripe old age of 15, Katie Ledecky stood atop the highest podium during the medal ceremony at the 2012 London Olympic Games proudly listening to the national anthem after winning her first gold medal. Now 22, Ledecky has five Olympic golds and will be trying to add to her collection next summer at […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: County Executive Marc Elrich issues a statement for Hispanic Heritage Month. Over 3,500 county residents showed up for the grand opening of the Wheaton Library and Recreation Complex. The Office of Emergency Management and […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 13 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday and cooler temperatures! Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Sept 13. 1. Friday the 13th: A rare full moon will appear in the night sky tonight. The last time the U.S. saw a full moon on Friday the 13th was […]

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September 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Sept. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, September 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Board of Education Meeting: Policy Management Committee to meet at 3:00 p.m. Click here to view the agenda. 2. Rockville State of City Address: Hear from Rockville City Mayor Bridget Newton and City Manager Rob DiSpirito about the current state of […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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September 11, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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Hoy, 11 de Septiembre, Las Banderas Ondean a Media Asta

El presidente Donald Trump ordenó que la bandera de los Estados Unidos y la bandera del estado de Maryland ondearan a media asta, el miércoles 11 de septiembre de 2019, desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer. Esto es en memoria a los ataques terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001, y como respeto y memoria […]

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September 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Flags Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist […]

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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, September 11. Today we remember the victims and fallen heroes who lost their lives in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Kensington Annual 9/11 Remembrance: Join the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. Here’s […]

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