Black Hill

November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

MCDOT Requests Public Input For Ride On Service Changes

Ride On proposes new service changes for the Watkins Mill and Black Hill Development areas, and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is looking for rider input. MCDOT announced the proposal Tuesday, Nov. 3, saying that the service changes would begin in January 2021. The proposed changes include: Watkins Mill Interchange: Route 61 – […]

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June 15, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Montgomery Parks is Expanding Boat Rental Hours

Montgomery Parks announced that boating facilities are expanding their schedules this week. Have more fun on our lakes! Our boating facilities are expanding their schedules this week. Black Hill Boats will be open Tuesday to Sunday, and Lake Needwood Boats will be open Thursday to Sunday. Visit our website for schedules and precautions: […]

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April 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Black Hill Regional Park (VIDEO)

Local leaders helped cut the ribbon for the new Visitor Center at Black Hill Regional Park this past Saturday in Boyds. In addition to the updated Visitor Center, you should check out the new children’s corner, Earth Bench – the first in Maryland- and the new water trail -the first in Montgomery County- on site. […]

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April 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Persian-Americans to Celebrate Spring in Boyds (PHOTOS)

Iranian Americans get ready to celebrate Norouz- the thirteenth day of the Persian year- with an outdoor gathering on April 12 at the Black Hill Regional Park in Boyds. The festival will be held from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will include live Persian music, dance performances, children activities and more. “All the bad things will […]

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March 26, 2015 | Krista Brick and Sonya Burke

Body Found in Little Seneca Lake in Boyds (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a woman who was discovered in Little Seneca Lake at Black Hill Regional Park in Boyds shortly before noon on March 26. According to police, no foul play is suspected with the death.  An autopsy is forthcoming and the investigation is continuing, police said. Anyone with information […]

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April 7, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Persian-Americans Welcome Spring in Boyds (Video)

Thousands of local Persian-Americans celebrated the arrival of spring in Boyds during the IrAmerican Civic Society’s biggest annual event of the year. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how this time of the year is significant to the Persian-American community. Mina Rezvani immigrated to the United States from Iran, but she didn’t leave the […]

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April 6, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Persian American Spring Festival Attracts Thousands (PHOTOS)

Spring is in the air, and local Iranian Americans are enjoying their biggest event of the year. The IrAmerican Civic Society’s 21st annual Persian American Festival on April 6 in Boyds, Md., is expected to attract more than 4,000 people. The event is held in honor of Sizdeh Bedar, the Persian festival of Spring, and will […]

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