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August 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for August 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, August 1. Here’s five things to know: 1. DOGust 1st, Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs: Thousands of sweet dogs land at animal shelters until they can find a forever home. If you’ve ever visited a shelter, you know the heart wrenching looks on their faces. Click here to learn more about the […]

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July 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Arts on the Block Exhibit at Edison Place Gallery on Display Through Aug. 17

Arts on the Block presents PIVOT, an art show at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth Street, NW, Washington DC. The exhibit is on display from now through Aug. 17.  The gallery is open to the public Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 4 p.m. A reception is scheduled for Wednesday, August 1 from  6 – […]

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July 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Launch Workplace for Entrepreneurs Coming to Bethesda

Launch Workplaces are bringing one of the newest trends in business to Montgomery County. The new location is set to open on Aug. 1 in Bethesda, the third one in the county. The first opened in the fall at Rio in Gaithersburg, and the second opened July 1 in Rockville. An open house for the […]

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Back to School: Floreen Describes New Superintendent as “Impressive” (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, Montgomery County public school students head back to class on Aug. 29th. A new school is opening and the district has a new superintendent at the helm. At a recent news briefing, Council President Nancy Floreen was asked for her thoughts on MCPS superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, and his plan […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Nancy Floreen Previews Fall Schedule at News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters on Aug. 1st for her final briefing before the Council’s six-week summer recess. At the briefing, Floreen discussed a variety of issues including the Council’s upcoming work session on the 9-1-1 system outage and her thoughts on Metro’s Safe Track. She also announced an upcoming Town […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Parking Restrictions Coming to Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring Next Week (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning to restrict parking in Bethesda, Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring during the first week of August because of Safe Track repairs on the Metro’s Red Line. The changes are being made to accommodate more commuters on the roadways. According to the DOT website, no […]

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July 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metrorail’s General Manager on Safe Track Repairs on the Red Line (VIDEO)

At a July 27th news conference at the Silver Spring Metro station, local officials advised Metro Red Line commuters to seek transportation alternatives next week as Safe Track repair work is expected to cause significant delays on the entire line. “This will be the first time Red line customers will experience Safe Track reductions slash delays,” said […]

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August 4, 2015 | Aline Barros

Fan Shares Thoughts on Washington Spirit Team (VIDEO)

As fans cheered on the Washington Spirit as they took on the Houston Dash on Aug. 1 at the Maryland Soccerplex, this season holder ticket fan shared in this MyMCMedia extra her thoughts on the season and game. The Spirit remained undefeated at home beating the Dash, 3-1. Dunn, who also plays for the University […]

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August 3, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Washington Spirit Sprints Past Houston Dash (VIDEO)

Fans cheered on the Washington Spirit as they took on the Houston Dash Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Maryland Soccerplex and set a franchise record with a hat trick by defender Crystal Dunn.  The Spirit remained undefeated at home beating the Dash, 3-1. Dunn, who also plays for the University of North Carolina, scored all three […]

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August 1, 2015 | Staff Writer

House Fire in Rockville Causes Estimated $100,000 in Damage (PHOTOS)

UPDATED 8.2.15 Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a house fire in the 900 block of Stonestreet Avenue in Rockville shortly after midnight on August 1st. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the blaze caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the structure. The house was vacant at the time of the […]

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