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October 16, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County’s First Regional Park Turns 60

2020 marks 60 years since the Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), Montgomery County, broke ground on Wheaton Regional Park, the county’s first regional park, The M-NCPPC, alongside the Montgomery County Council, officially established the park in 1960, with a grand opening in May of 1961. The park was developed from land already owned […]

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August 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 7, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID Testing: There are three free COVID-19 testing site options available in Germantown and Wheaton today. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more options. 2. Lap Swimming Reservations: Lane reservations for lap swimming are now […]

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February 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 13 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, Feb. 13 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCDOT Public Meeting: MCDOT will hold a public meeting to brief the community and receive feedback about two bike-way projects: the Washington Grove Connector and the Crabbs Branch Way Extension. The meeting will be held at McCathran Hall located […]

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February 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 12 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Feb. 12 and it’s the late President Abraham Lincon’s birthday. Make sure you wear a large hat to celebrate. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Oldest Living Tuskegee Airman: In honor of Black History Month, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, the oldest living Tuskegee Airman, is sharing […]

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December 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, Dec. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Volunteers Needed: Health and Human Services needs volunteers to work with victims of sexual assault through the Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP). Call VASAP at 240.777.1355 or visit montgomerycoutymd.gov/vasap for more information. 2. Germantown Indoor Swim Center Closed: The swim […]

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