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June 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere and considered the first day of summer. Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 21, in Montgomery County 1. Germantown in the News: FOX 5 continues their Zip Trip series with a visit to Germantown Friday morning. […]

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June 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Developer Reconsiders Removing Popular Chevy Chase Tree

Remember that maple tree in Chevy Chase we told you about yesterday? The one that neighborhood kids like to hang out under and wait for their school bus. The one that a developer planned to take down along with the house next to it. Well, it’s not final yet but the public outcry and petition […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer, through June. The carousel operates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The carousel will be closed […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Children Start ‘Save the Tree’ Campaign for Popular Chevy Chase Maple

A playtime landmark in Chevy Chase is in danger of being torn down, and several children in the neighborhood are campaigning to have it stay. On June 16, several young residents gathered at a maple tree in the Rolling Wood community and protested against its planned removal, hanging signs on the chain link construction fence […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Blair Student to Compete in Jeopardy! Teen Tournament

A 16-year-old Chevy Chase resident will get the chance to compete on one of the game show world’s biggest platforms this Wednesday. Sophia Weng, a junior at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, was selected to participate in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament, where she has the opportunity to win $100,000. The tournament has already been taped, […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 14 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, June 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer Vacation: It’s the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students. Today is an early release day for MCPS. 2. Councilmember for a Day challenge: Today is the last day to submit an entry in Councilmember Rice’s contest […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.07 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more […]

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May 2, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Check Out Thermal Imaging Cameras With Your Books at County Libraries

You can now check out thermal imaging cameras to monitor energy use in your home. The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (MCDEP) made the cameras available to Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) cardholders. The cameras are easy to use and create visual heat maps to show hot and cold spots where users may be […]

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May 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 2.  Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Generations Next UNITY Town Hall Breakfast: This will feature meaningful discussions centered around future generations and the community. Come and listen to community leaders and government officials, learn about available resources, and share meaningful solutions to assist future generations. This event will be […]

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May 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 1. It’s the Jewish holiday Yom Ha’Shoah, which translates in English to Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park City Council Meeting: Takoma Park’s City Council meets tonight from &:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Takoma Park Community Center. For more information, check out […]

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