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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Olney Tavern Closes Permanently

The Olney Tavern announced on Facebook that they’ve closed permanently. Their last day was Sunday. “After over a decade and a half of memories, an era comes to an end this weekend,” The Tavern said in a post. “The Olney Tavern has been pleased to have been a part of so many lives and special […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Warrior Canine Connection Restores Barn to Help More Veterans

Since moving to Boyds in 2016, the Warrior Canine Connection has continued helping military veterans and their families heal their wounds, both visible and invisible. The nonprofit organization breeds yellow and black labs, as well as golden retrievers. Immediately from birth, every puppy undergoes extensive training, preparing to work as a service dog for veterans. […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rockville United Church to Host ‘Furlough Feast’

Rockville United Church is hosting a “Furlough Feast” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The Facebook event description says that the feast is open to all furloughed federal employees. “While we host the meal, an opportunity will be had for those on furlough to share their stories and to discuss the support they […]

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January 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Glass Discuss Shutdown Resources for County Residents

Rep. Jamie Raskin teamed up with Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass on Facebook Live this morning to discuss resources for Montgomery County residents impacted by the federal government shutdown. Raskin said that he decided to take to social media to talk about resources for those hurting from the government shutdown because he’s been hearing directly […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ho- Ho- How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Montgomery County

It’s time for Montgomery County residents to recycle their Christmas trees! Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection accepts Christmas trees throughout the year in the curbside yard trim collection. However, the department will not accept artificial trees or trees with root balls in the yard trim collection. So, now that Christmas is over, make sure […]

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January 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Governor Hogan Delivers State of the State Address Jan. 31

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan delivered his 2018 State of the State address at noon on Wednesday from the House of Delegates Chamber at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. His remarks were live streamed on Maryland Public Television, here, and on his Facebook page. Watch a video of the address below:

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June 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Friends Turn to Facebook to Remember Friend Lost in Wreck

A number of the friends of Pierce English have turned to his Facebook page to reminisce about the Germantown man. English died early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle accident near Woodbine, according to Howard County police. “Every time someone walked into Torrent, they were blessed with Pierce English’s smile, his laughter, and his kindness,” one poster wrote. […]

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May 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCASAC Shares Dog Story on Social Media in Hopes of Finding Owner

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is turning to social media to get the word out about a female dog that was found in the Lockwood Drive area of Silver Spring on Sunday. Katherine Zenzano, a spokesperson for MCASAC, said some passersby walking in the 11000 block of Lockwood Drive found the dog and […]

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January 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan to Deliver State of the State Address on Feb. 1

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to deliver his 2017 State of the State address at noon on Wednesday from the House of Delegates Chamber at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. The title of Hogan’s third, State of the State, address is “Real and Lasting Change.” His remarks will be live streamed on Maryland […]

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January 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Delegate Marc Korman Rules Out Run for County Council (VIDEO)

State delegate Marc Korman, a Democrat who represents District 16, says he will not run for Montgomery County Council in 2018. In a video posted on YouTube and shared on Facebook and Twitter, Korman said he plans to ask the voters of District 16 to reelect him as their state delegate. You can watch the […]

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