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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Topgolf Soft Opens in Germantown

The golfing and entertainment venue Topgolf had a “soft-opening” Monday in Germantown. Located at 20101 Century Blvd., Topgolf offers a twist on golf that’s meant for all ages. Golf balls are microchipped, and players hit them at targets that are spread on a field. Hitting the ball at farther targets and closer to bullseyes earns […]

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November 22, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Eight Adoptions Confirmed in Celebration of National Adoption Month

Judges confirmed the adoptions of eight children today in a ceremony at the Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. The event was a celebration of National Adoption Month.  Children and their families took their turns behind the judges’ desk, where the judge confirmed their petitions for adoption and name changes.  Associate Judge Cynthia Callahan said […]

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli Opens in Rockville

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli opened in Kings Farm Village Center in Rockville on Aug. 2. The family-owned business includes a beer, wine, and deli store with 24 taps serving wine and beer. The deli serves Boar’s Head cheeses and meats. View this post on Instagram 1st day vibes! A post shared by King's […]

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July 15, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Kings for a Day: MCSL Week 6 is a Family Affair

The other half of the Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) teams who traveled away last week had their last home meet Saturday, July 13.  I was on hand for the B Division meet between the Stonebridge Sharks and the Kentlands Kingfish.  I know the routine here having covered the Kentlands for the Town Courier newspaper […]

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June 13, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Create a House Sign at Wheaton North Summer Family Day

Residents can create their own house signs at a free event this Saturday. Summer Family Day will host various county departments and community organizations for a fun, family-friendly day. Activities include games, art, and a neighborhood beautification project called “Paint Your House Number.” Attendees will be provided with a 5.5 inch by 18 inch cedar […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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January 16, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Luke’s Squad: What I Have Learned from a Childhood Hero

Allow me a moment of your time to deter from my normal blog material to shed light and bring awareness to DIPG. What’s DIPG? I’ll get to that. But first a short background on why I feel it is important to shed some light on why DIPG and how this particular story is touching my heart. […]

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October 4, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: The Magic of Life’s Experiences

“You’re not in time and space to graduate into higher realms of existence; you’re here because long, long ago, you already did. And back then you could think of no celebration greater than being with good friends, falling in love, going on cool adventures, facing great challenges, while possessing total amnesia… lest it all seem […]

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July 28, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: The Importance of Friends and Family

“In the end, all you have are memories, and usually the ones you have with friends are the ones you treasure most. I got you my friend – The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com We are all living this constant pursuit of becoming rich and famous. We also tend to forget, through this journey, what is really important […]

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April 5, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

8 Financial Tips To Help Manage The Death Of A Loved One

Recently, I lost a friend to a sudden heart attack. The surviving family was face-to-face with an unplanned, difficult reality. We all know that any day can be our last, but few people make a plan for handling the financial decisions the surviving spouse or family will need to make. Avoiding the discussion around death […]

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