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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Who Allegedly Stole Cigarettes From Two 7-Elevens

Police released surveillance images of a man sought in connection with thefts from two separate 7-Elevens in downtown Silver Spring. The two crimes occurred in late April, police say. Before 3 a.m. on April 25, Silver Spring district officers responded to reports of thefts that occurred at the 7-Eleven located at 8202 Georgia Avenue. Investigators […]

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March 12, 2019 | Sam Merrill

County Leaders to Host Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice Tomorrow

The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Marc Elrich, and several other county leaders are hosting the first Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice tomorrow night. The purpose of this meeting is to allow county residents to engage with the county government and voice opinions and experiences on the topics of race, racial equity […]

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March 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dog Park in Silver Spring Closes Tuesday for Renovations

Montgomery Parks will close the Ellsworth Dog Park Tuesday for repairs. Work is scheduled to begin March 11 and should be complete by the end of the month. The dog park is located in Silver Spring at the corner of Ellsworth and Colesville Road in the Ellsworth Urban Park. This is one of the dog […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Photo of Man Suspected of Vehicle Theft in Silver Spring

Police have released a surveillance photograph of a man suspected of stealing a 2009 Ford Escape on Dec. 6 in downtown Silver Spring. According to police, the owner of the silver Ford Escape left his vehicle unlocked, with the engine running, and ran a quick errand at a bank. More specifically, police say the vehicle […]

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Planning Department to Host a Series a Pop-up Events

Montgomery County’s Planning Department is hosting a series of pop-up events during the months of August and September to encourage community interaction with underutilized and hidden public spaces in Downtown Silver Spring. These free events include outdoor yoga and silent discos. Back in 2014, the planning department teamed up with the County Councilmembers Hans Riemer […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Concert Series Lineup in Silver Spring

The 2017 Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, presented by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, will kick off on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. on Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. The free, outdoor concerts, featuring a wide range of music and musicians for the whole […]

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May 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Pop-Up Work Space Returns to Downtown Silver Spring

Outlined in bright colors on Ellsworth Drive downtown Silver Spring is where residents will find the pop-up work space known as OUTBOX. Designed by students from the Department of Applied Technology at Montgomery College, this outdoor work space was created for professionals to enjoy the outdoors while working. “Most people are used to retail centers […]

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March 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Penguin Rush Hour Mural Returns to Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county leaders for the unveiling of the Penguin Rush Hour Mural in downtown Silver Spring. For many commuters in Downtown Silver Spring, the 100-foot mural painted on 25 plywood panels by Artist Sally Callmer, was a part of everyday travel. It was taken down in 2006 and stored […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

A Preview of the Nov. 19th Thanksgiving Parade in Downtown Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Thanksgiving Parade promises to be a grand celebration to kick off the holiday season. The parade takes place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 in downtown Silver Spring. Program Manager Susan Hoffmann from the Department of Recreation previews the parade in this report:  

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November 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Thanksgiving Parade Set for Nov. 19 in Downtown Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Save the date: the 2016 Thanksgiving Parade takes place on Nov. 19 in downtown Silver Spring.

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