Burtonsville

September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 13 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday and cooler temperatures! Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Sept 13. 1. Friday the 13th: A rare full moon will appear in the night sky tonight. The last time the U.S. saw a full moon on Friday the 13th was […]

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September 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This September

If you are looking to attend some fun events, this is the right time of year. Several festivals are coming up this September in Montgomery County. Here is a list of some of our favorite festivals where you, your family and friends can enjoy food, music, art and culture: PawPaw Festival   Noon to 4 p.m. […]

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September 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Labor Day in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 2 Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Labor Day: A national holiday since 1894, Labor Day’s roots start in Canada. The History Channel has an informative video on how the first Monday in September became a day off from work. 2. What’s Closed: You can expect lots of […]

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August 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 22 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 22 . Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1.Ride Smart: Free public transit travel training for ages 50+ will take place today at the White Oak Senior Center in Silver Spring from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Attendees will learn how to read Ride On & Metro bus […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 21 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 21 and it’s National Senior Citizens Day. Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. 80 Cent Ice Cream Cones: Seibel’s Restaurant and UpTown Pub in Burtonsville is celebrating their 80th anniversary by giving away ice cream cones for 80 cents. To celebrate people can order one of their […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative whose goal is to find animals good homes. The event will take place on Aug. 17 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and will […]

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August 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, and it’s the 74th anniversary of the U.S. victory over Japan. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park Meets: The City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. 2. Disaster Loans Available: The Small Business Administration is making […]

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August 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 13. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Yappy Hour: Montgomery Parks hosts a “yappy hour” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Olney Manor Dog Park, 16601 Georgia Ave. 2. Why I Majored in Biology: Louise Chatlynne will tell us what made her major in biology and […]

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August 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 12. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues in Gaithersburg. 2. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Contines: Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Maryland offers a week of shopping free of the state sales tax. Click here for more details. #ShopMDTaxFree Week […]

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