February 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 26 in Montgomery County

Good morning! In the Western Christian calendar, it’s Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Easter is 46 days away. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MoCo Rec Job Fair: Montgomery County Department of Recreation is looking for seasonal employees and is hosting a job fair from 5 to 8 p.m. […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sidwell Friends Fifth-Grader Dies in Sri Lanka Bombings

A fifth-grade student who attended Sidwell Friends School was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Sunday, according to school officials. WJLA was first to publish the letter Mamadou Guèye, principal of Sidwell Friends’ upper school, emailed home to middle school parents. In the email, Guèye confirmed Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa died in the Easter […]

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Butler’s Orchard is Hoppin’ with Easter Spirit

Children and families gathered at Butler’s Orchard in Germantown enjoy the beautiful spring weather and farm. Butler’s Orchard had their Bunnyland activities set up which got children and families into the Easter Spirit!

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Easter Bunny to Visit Clarksburg Premium Outlets on April 15

The Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hopping with spring activities this Easter weekend. On April 15, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt from 1 – 3 p.m. Children can collect eggs filled with candies from select retailers. Participating retailers will have a sign displayed in the storefront window. In addition, the Easter Bunny will be […]

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March 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Colesville Family Displaced by Fire on Easter Sunday

A fire at 1608 Timberline Road in Colesville ignited in the garage and extended to the house, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire caused an estimated $250,000 in damages, and displaced a family of four, on Easter Sunday. According to Piringer, there were no injures. […]

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November 13, 2014 | Krista Brick

MCPS Board of Education

Local, National Spotlight on MCPS Calendar Decision (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education vote to remove references to religion on the school system calendar has thrust the county into the national media and locally caused some strong opinions about the decision. As CNN and the New York Daily News among others covered the controversy over the decision to take off Christmas, Easter, […]

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April 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 20, in Montgomery County

Happy Easter! Here are five things to know today, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Easter Egg Hunt attracts hundreds to Silver Spring. 2. Local runners ready for the Boston Marathon. 3. If you missed the County Executive Candidates Forum last week at the Rockville Library, you can now watch the forum in its entirety […]

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April 20, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt Brings Hundreds to Silver Spring (Photos)

Hundreds of residents took to the streets in Silver Spring on April 19 for their shot at finding some one-of-a-kind prizes in the first annual Easter Egg hunt organized by Silver Spring, Inc. Between 1,100 and 1,400 eggs area hidden throughout Silver Spring primarily in local businesses which donated prizes in an effort to introduce participants […]

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April 18, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

First Silver Spring Easter Egg Hunt Connects Local Artists, Businesses

It’s not your average Easter Egg hunt. And that’s the goal for Silver Spring Inc., as the organization gears up for what they hope is a cultural event that connects local businesses and artists with the community. Between 1,100 and 1,400 eggs area hidden throughout Silver Spring for the first annual free hunt that runs […]

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April 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

Bunnyland at Butler’s Orchard (Photos)

The 19th annual Bunnyland is open this month at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, in Germantown. You can visit Bunnyland from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on April 17, 18, 19, 21, 26 and 27. Bunnyland is closed on Easter. Bunnyland activities, include: –Enjoy a hayride down the Bunny Trail –Race the Rubber Duck […]

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