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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 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich to Host Virtual Town Hall Aug. 26, Submit Questions Online

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 via the Montgomery County website. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Elrich before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich. […]

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August 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff Sunday in Honor of Senator John McCain

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland State Flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of U.S. Senator John McCain, who died Saturday, Aug. 25. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset, on the day of interment. Governor Hogan released the following statement: “Senator John McCain will forever remain […]

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August 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Hold Free Rabies Clinic Sunday, Aug. 26

Montgomery County holds rabies clinics once a month from April thru September at its Derwood facility. The next clinic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 26. The clinics take place take place at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, located at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For county residents, […]

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August 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival to Benefit NIH Charities Starts Thursday

The 22nd annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival runs from Thursday through Sunday, August 23 – 26 at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Enjoy four nights of music, food and children’s activities starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by the night’s movie which is screened at dusk. The free event is sponsored by Comcast.  A portion […]

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August 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Purple Line Construction Begins in Prince George’s County (VIDEO)

Construction started on the Purple Line started about 11 a.m. Monday when Gov. Larry Hogan operated a John Deere excavator to knock down a portion of a metal building not far from New Carrollton. “The Purple Line project will be an incredible and important economic driver for Maryland. It will integrate seamlessly with our current […]

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August 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Little Falls Library Branch Celebrates Completion of Refresh Project (PHOTO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the grand reopening of the Little Falls Library branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 26. The $1.1 million refresh project took 12 months to complete, after a water pipe break in December caused a delay with the project. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined at Saturday’s celebration by Councilmember George […]

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August 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 25 – August 27 (VIDEO)

Got weekend plans? This weekend is your last chance to see Adventure Theatre’s production of Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook in Glen Echo as the show closes Sunday. BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown is holding their annual open house Saturday. The event includes art classes and exhibits, scavenger hunt, class demonstrations, and […]

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival to Benefit the NIH Charities Starts Thursday

The 21st annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival will be Thursday through Saturday, August 24 – 26 at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Enjoy three nights of music, food and children’s activities starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by the night’s movie which is screened at dusk. The free event is underwritten by Comcast and produced […]

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July 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Little Falls Library Branch to Reopen on July 29

The Little Falls Branch of Montgomery County Public Libraries will reopen to the public on July 29 at 10 a.m., according to a news release. A water pipe break in 2016 caused the Department of General Services to replace major equipment including the heating, air conditioning, electrical systems, and telephone equipment. “The water pipe break […]

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