fourth of july

July 6, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

19 Suspected DUI Crashes Occurred in Maryland Over Fourth of July Weekend

The Maryland State Police responded to 19 suspected DUI crashes during the Fourth of July weekend.  Out of the 19 suspected DUI crashes, at least 12 included multiple vehicles. At least 18 arrests were made for driving under the influence.  The Maryland State Police recently tweeted the information and ended with the hashtag “don’t drive […]

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June 29, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Citing Safety Reasons, County Cancels Two Fourth of July Celebrations

Montgomery County announced that the annual Fourth of July celebrations “Germantown Glory” and “Mid-County Sparkles” have been canceled. Health officials decided the risk of spreading coronavirus at the large outdoor gatherings posed too much of a challenge. “In light of the current public health and social distancing requirements, we found that it would not be […]

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July 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Worst Days for Travel During July 4th Holiday Weekend

1.2 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel If you have plans to get away for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you will not be alone in your travels. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of Washington area residents to travel during the long 4th of July holiday weekend.  AAA […]

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July 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Fourth of July! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  Where to Find Local Fireworks: There will be a variety of opportunities to see fireworks and to participate in activities for the Fourth of July throughout Montgomery County. All events are family-friendly and most include live entertainment. Click here to see […]

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July 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Más de un millón de personas en el área de DC viajarán este feriado

Se espera que más de 1.2 millones de personas viajen este feriado del 4 de julio. Si tiene planes para el fin de semana festivo del 4 de julio, no estará solo en sus viajes. La organización AAA Mid-Atlantic, proyecta un número récord de residentes del área de Washington DC que viajarán durante el fin […]

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July 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Dónde celebrar el 4 de julio en el condado de Montgomery?

Si se preguntan dónde pueden celebrar en familia el 4 de julio, Día de la Independencia de los Estados Unidos, los residentes de Montgomery tienen una larga lista de opciones con desfiles, actividades, carreras y un despliegue de fuegos artificiales. A continuación algunas opciones: Fuegos Artificiales Germantown Glory La noche comienza con música en vivo, […]

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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Independence Day Closings Around the County

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs open, aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 […]

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June 28, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July Across the County

Independence Day celebrations start a bit early in Montgomery County with Gaithersburg’s SummerFest on Saturday, June 29. Then residents have numerous opportunities for celebration on Thursday, July 4th with four fireworks displays, three parades and a 5K run. Here’s a rundown of the celebrations: Fireworks Displays Gaithersburg Summerfest and Fireworks Celebrate Fourth of July a […]

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June 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Officials Say Fireworks Are Illegal in Montgomery County

Local fire officials say in Montgomery County ALL FIREWORKS (basically anything that will burn, fly, or explode) are ILLEGAL to possess or discharge; including Sparklers. However snap-and-pop, noise makers, snakes & party poppers are OK & the ONLY exception to this law.  Officials recommend that residents attend a public fireworks display. “There were 17 fireworks-related […]

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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Gives State Employees Day Off On July 5

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that state employees are getting an extra day off on July 5. Since Independence Day falls on a Thursday this year, Hogan has extended the holiday to include Friday. “We have some tremendous family-friendly events taking place all around the state, not only on the Fourth of July, but throughout the […]

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