august 9

August 7, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Maryland Tax-Free Week Begins Aug. 9

Maryland shoppers looking to save some extra cash can shop tax free on clothing, school supplies and footwear beginning Aug. 9. Through Aug. 15, clothing and footwear items priced at $100 or less will be exempt from state sales tax. The first $40 of any backpack purchase will also qualify for the exemption. “This is […]

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March 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. has been canceled due to coronavirus precautions, the festival organization said in a statement.  “Our priority continues to be the health and safety of our staff, guests and all Festival supporters and as such we are following the recommendations of national and global health experts,” said […]

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August 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 9 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 9. 1. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg and runs through Saturday, Aug. 17. 2. Flower Branch Vigil: Saturday, Aug. 10 is the third anniversary of the fatal explosion […]

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August 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Vehicles Vandalized in Olney

The Montgomery County Police Department is investigating multiple cases of vehicle vandalism that occurred in the Olney area over the weekend. Officers have identified 21 victims and some victims had more than one vehicle vandalized. The preliminary investigation by police officers indicates that during the hours of approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday, August 9 and […]

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August 8, 2014 | Michelle Queen

photo of Rita Coolidge

Weekend Planner (Photos)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Saturday, August 9 Visit Poolesville for the First Annual Music & Arts Fest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Whalen Commons. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Adventure Theatre presents Pinkalicious in Glen […]

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