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June 25, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Bomb Squad to Conduct Training in Dickerson

The Montgomery County Bomb Squad will be conducting explosives training in conjunction with Montgomery County police on Wednesday, according to the police department. The training will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Outdoor Shooting Range off Elmer School Road in Dickerson. Police say that the explosive shots will be completely safe, […]

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June 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Frederick County Firefighter Found Dead in Dickerson

A Frederick County firefighter was found dead in Dickerson on Tuesday morning, according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Frederick County Fire and Rescue Services confirmed the death of Drue Jones, 66, on Twitter. Jones was a 14-year veteran of FCFRS who worked at Emmitsburg Station. Piringer said that at […]

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May 1, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Montgomery Countryside Alliance Provides “Re-Leaf” to Agricultural Reserve

The Montgomery County Planning Department is partnering with the Montgomery Countryside Alliance (MCA) in the “Re-Leaf the Reserve” campaign to reforest the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. The campaign aims to support the county’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2027 and 100 percent by 2035. “An acre of forest (100 trees […]

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October 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Just So You Know: Saturday Happenings Oct. 20

Here are a number of things to do Saturday, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County. Heritage Harvest Celebrate autumn and the fall harvest in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. Stop and visit a wide variety of farms. Fun family activities will include farm tours, markets, crafts for kids, farm animals, and food for sale. Admission is […]

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August 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Family Day at the Fair:  To celebrate family day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, there will be free admission for all youth ages 11 and under. Carnival Megapass one-day ride wristbands are $15 for all ages. 2. #CityHallSelfieDay:   The City of […]

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August 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Eviction Protection for Tenants: Montgomery County leaders are inviting residents to learn more about legislation underway that aims to protect tenants from certain evictions today. The study will take place at the Silver Spring Civic Center, located at 1 Veterans […]

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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August 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Wednesday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The agenda includes discussion of implementing the Stone Street Corridor recommendations. Click here for the agenda. 2. Taiwan Contemporary Art: An exhibition — “What do you […]

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July 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Seventh Grade Immunization Clinics Continue: As the 2018-2019 school year approaches, Montgomery County is offering free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the locations throughout the County until August. Click here for a list of times and schedules. […]

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July 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, July 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Turf War: Because it has so little land, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School is considering artificial turf for its football field. The Montgomery County Board of Education takes up the proposal at its meeting, which starts at 5:30 p.m. at […]

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