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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 21 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 21 and it’s National Senior Citizens Day. Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. 80 Cent Ice Cream Cones: Seibel’s Restaurant and UpTown Pub in Burtonsville is celebrating their 80th anniversary by giving away ice cream cones for 80 cents. To celebrate people can order one of their […]

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August 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks to Close Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway for Tree Removal

Montgomery Parks will close down portions of Sligo Creek Parkway this week to remove hazardous trees throughout Sligo Stream Valley Park. The closures are scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following days: Tuesday, August 20 from Piney Branch Road to Kennebec Avenue. Wednesday, August 21 from Maple Avenue to Carroll Avenue. Monday, August 26 […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Disaster Loans for July 8 Flood Offered to MoCo Residents and Businesses

The  U.S. Small Business Administration  is making disaster loans available to those affected by the July 8 floods. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is hosting a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to help residents and businesses who may be eligible for financial assistance due to damage from the July 8 flood. […]

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July 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville to Host Free Movies in Neighborhood Parks

Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks series return to neighborhood parks throughout the city on Wednesdays in August. Residents are invited to bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages for an evening watching a family-friendly movie. More than 300 people attended each week last year. Movies are free of charge and begin at dusk; approximately […]

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July 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Continue through Aug. 28

The Joe Falero Band performs Wednesday, July 24. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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August 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Backpack Donations: The city of Rockville is still taking donations for its Back to School Jam this Friday.  Details here. 2. Robert White: Showing Up for Racial Justice Montgomery County will host a community event to discuss the details surrounding the […]

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August 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 for Aug 18-24

With students returning to school in just over a week, it is no surprise that our story on the new mobile application offered by Montgomery County Public Schools was the top story based on web traffic. Our coverage on the solar eclipse, the expansion of a Gaithersburg based biotechnology company, and the sale of Lakeforest […]

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

NASA Streams the Solar Eclipse Live

The first total solar eclipse since 1979 takes place today. The National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) estimate more than 300 million people in the United States could directly view the eclipse. Watch live coverage from of the eclipse from NASA below: Related post: NASA Provides Safety Tips For Viewing the Eclipse on Aug. 21

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August 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Eclipse: Today is the day!! More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the solar eclipse, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). We’ll have total coverage on our channels (19, 21 and HD 995 ) […]

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August 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

NASA Provides Safety Tips For Viewing the Eclipse on Aug. 21

The National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) is estimating that more than 300 million people in the United States could directly view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 and is urging residents to watch it safely. A total solar eclipse, according to NASA, is when the Moon completely covers the Sun.  Monday’s eclipse will […]

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