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August 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Victims of El Paso and Dayton Shootings

Flags have been lowered to half-staff as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas on August 3, and in Dayton, Ohio on August 4 that left dozens dead and many more wounded. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half-staff in a proclamation Sunday […]

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July 31, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

10th Annual Salvadoran American Festival Happening on Sunday

The 10th annual Salvadoran American Festival is right around the corner. The event will be hosted at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus on Sunday, August 4 and 10,000 people are expected to attend. The festival will offer live music, a health fair, plenty of food as well as community and educational resources for Montgomery County’s diverse […]

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July 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 30 and we are celebrating three random holidays: International Day of Friendship, National Cheesecake Day, and National Father-in-Law Day. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Night One of CNN’s Democratic Debate: The first of CNN’s two-night Democratic primary debate is tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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August 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. SUV Concerns: The Montgomery County Department of General Services is monitoring the county’s fleet of Ford Explorers for cracked manifolds. 2. Pesticide Ban: Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Terrence McGann has ruled against Montgomery County’s pesticide ban. 3.  Library News: Meet Anita Vassallo, the […]

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August 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 4 – August 6 (VIDEO)

Here are some picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Artists and Makers Studios in Rockville present new exhibits. The opening reception, scheduled for August 4 at 6 p.m.,  includes open studios, demonstrations, wine and light refreshments. Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August […]

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July 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Eunice Lewis Seagraves Portrays Underground Railroad Conductor in “Harriet Tubman: Defender” at Libraries

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) present two performances of “Harriet Tubman: Defender” during August. The 45-minute play tells the story of Harriet Tubman, a former slave who became a well-known conductor on the Underground Railroad. Tubman was born in 1820 into slavery on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. She escaped slavery in 1849 by fleeing to Philadelphia […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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June 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Summer Concerts in Full Swing at Glen Echo Park (PHOTOS)

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 25th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain or shine. Bench […]

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June 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series (VIDEO)

The Downtown Silver Spring Summer Concert Series kicks off this Thursday at 7 p.m. with Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark and the Blues Allstars at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring. Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz talked about the concert series on County Report This Week, below: The rest of the summer line-up includes: June 23—Rock & Roll […]

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August 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Urges Participation in National Night Out

Governor Larry Hogan today encouraged Marylanders to participate in “National Night Out Against Crime,” which will take place in counties and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Aug. 4. National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event, held each year on the first Tuesday of August. “National Night Out represents a commitment from our […]

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