March 9, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Donations for 1,000 Easter Baskets at BlackRock until April 1

Supplies are being collected for 1,000 Easter baskets at the Upcounty Consolidation Hub located at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, located in the rear parking lot of 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. Donations will be taken until April 1. Community members can contribute by making online donations, purchasing items on the Upcounty Hub’s Amazon […]

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April 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Makes Easter Bunny ‘Essential Worker’ in Maryland

No mass on Easter, no group gatherings, but those celebrating will get an Easter basket. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday at a press conference that he’s proclaimed that the Easter Bunny is an “essential worker” on Sunday. Kata Hall, the deputy communications director for the governor, tweeted Hogan was willing to make “an egg-ception” for his Stay […]

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April 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: Easter Weekend ‘Will be the Worst Possible Time’ to Congregate

This Easter weekend will be one of the most dangerous times ever to get together during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press conference Friday.  “This will be the worst possible time for people to be violating executive orders and to be congregating together,” Hogan said.   “Literally you are taking your own […]

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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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