July 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Independence Day! Below are some places where you and your family can celebrate: 1. Takoma Park: Join Takoma Park for their 129th Independence Day Celebration, which will feature raffle prizes, a parade, live music, and fireworks. Event kicks off at 9:45 a.m. 2. Germantown: Hear live music and watch fireworks in South Germantown Regional Park. Food […]

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July 1, 2018 | Marisa Fried

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Fourth of July Celebrations Across the County

Montgomery County will celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades, picnics and more this year. Here’s how to celebrate: Gaithersburg SummerFest Enjoy live music, food, fireworks, and activities for kids at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm in Gaithersburg, then keep the fun going with a SummerGlo After Party. In case of rain, fireworks […]

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July 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 29-July 6

For a holiday week, Montgomery County had a busy seven days, especially on the public safety front. Three major trials, two fires and a crime summary with a focus on county schools dominate the week’s list of stories (by the way, you’re getting 11 stories in your Top 10; both the preview of Catherine Hoggle’s […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Fireworks and Parades on Tap for Independence Day Celebrations in Montgomery County

Montgomery County recreation is again hosting the Germantown Glory and Mid-County Sparkles fireworks displays Tuesday evening. Both with feature live music prior to the fireworks. Here’s a rundown parades and fireworks displays around the county: Gaithersburg SummerFest: July 1, Live entertainment, activities, beer tasting, and classic car show begins at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on the Fourth of July in Montgomery County

Montgomery County offices are closed on the Fourth of July in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at what is open and what is closed: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – Indoor and outdoor pools are open. The Germantown […]

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July 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 3 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Rockets Red Glare: In the mood for some fireworks? MyMCMedia has the skinny on where the skies will be ablaze. 2. Applicants Sought: The Montgomery County Commission for Women is looking to fill six vacancies. The deadline for applying is July 7. […]

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July 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Thousands Attend Montgomery County’s Fireworks Shows, Gaithersburg Fireworks Set for July 8

UPDATED Despite the overcast skies and some rain, thousands of Montgomery County residents enjoyed the fireworks on the Fourth of July in Kensington, Germantown and the city of Rockville. According to a county spokesperson, the crowd in Germantown was estimated at 12,000 people, and in Kensington the turnout was 9,000. The city of Rockville welcomed […]

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July 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Weather May Impact Montgomery County’s Fourth of July Celebrations

Montgomery County may be forced to reschedule their Independence Day firework displays this year due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service is predicting 1-2 inches of rain for the county, with possible breaks in the evening. The county’s fireworks displays in Germantown and Kensington may be delayed until Tuesday, July 5 and any changes […]

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July 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Celebrate the 4th of July in Montgomery County

Are you planning an Independence Day celebration? We have the details on where to see the fireworks around Montgomery County on July 4th. In Gaithersburg, you can celebrate our nation’s Independence Day at Bohrer Park. Festival activities begin at 5 p.m. and the fireworks are set to take part at about 9:30 p.m. Find out […]

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July 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the relocation of the Shady Grove bus depot, expansion of the police body worn camera program, the Quicken Loans National golf tournament, and more.

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