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April 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Maryland National Guardswoman

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Staff Sgt. Dinora Flores of the Maryland National Guard, who died Tuesday, April 2. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset on the day of Flores’ interment. Flores, a resident of Damascus, was a 10-year veteran of the […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 2. The practical jokes from April Fools Day are over! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Montgomery Parks Hosts Community Meeting: Montgomery Parks is hosting a community meeting […]

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March 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

MD 355 Road Closure Planned in Rockville

The Maryland State Highway Administration will begin a safety and resurfacing project on MD 355 in Rockville Tuesday, April 2. The southbound MD 355 ramp onto East Jefferson Street (MD28) and Veirs Mill Road (MD586) will be closed until the project is complete. There will be a detour route for drivers to use while the […]

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April 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 2 in Montgomery County: 1. Taking Leaf: Rockville will start leave collection today throughout the city. Visit this site for more information. 2. Speaking Volumes: The White Oak Library has its grand opening today at 10 a.m. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Council Vice President Nancy […]

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April 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Spring Snow Expected Early Monday, Lasting Through Morning Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for our area from 2 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, April 2. The Service said rain will change to a wet snow early Monday morning. We may get up to one to 2 inches of wet snow in Northwest Montgomery County. The service expects the snow may […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hundreds of Students Attend Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

Hundreds of Montgomery County students attended the Choose Respect Conference at Richard Montgomery High School on April 2nd. MCPS-TV has a recap. More scenes from today's @Choose_Respect healthy teen dating conference. Opening remarks will begin shortly! #RespectyourSelfie2017 pic.twitter.com/96IZ9620VU — MCPS (@MCPS) April 2, 2017 Great to see so many of our @mocoboe members, elected officials […]

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March 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

photo of Kentlands Mansion

Recycled Wedding Dress Fair to be Held in Gaithersburg on April 2

Newlyweds are invited to turn their something old into something new for women who are planning their special day at the Recycled Wedding Fair on April 2 at Kentlands Mansion from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers say it’s the first event of its kind at the mansion. “We’re dealing with various people with different […]

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March 30, 2017 | Jennifer Kahn Barlow

The Making of an Exhibition

An art exhibition does not form out of thin air.   Typically, there are guidelines, processes, and YEARS of planning.  Yes, sometimes YEARS. Every art gallery has different procedures and timelines, so I am going to make sweeping generalizations in this post.  From the artists vantage point, there are 9 stages of an exhibition: Apply for an exhibition […]

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March 17, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Teen Dating Violence and Abuse (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Pat Shoemaker discusses safe relationships and the Choose Respect Public Service Announcement contest with Debbie Feinstein, chief of the Special Victims Division at the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, and Rebecca Smondrowski, a Montgomery County board of education member. Previous winning PSA’s done by local students are […]

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March 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

McGinty’s Celebrates 10 Years in Silver Spring

McGinty’s Public House is celebrating its tenth anniversary in Silver Spring this weekend with specials and live music. The fun begins at 4 p.m. on April 1st with a limited ale release, McGinty’s Family Reunion and DJ Dean. The Keens and Eddie Pasa are scheduled to perform on April 2nd and there’s more Irish fun […]

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