November 1, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Some Weekend Treats If You Missed Out on Halloween

Thursday’s weather may have gotten in the way of your trick-or-treating plans, but here’s a list of other Halloween-themed activities going on this weekend: Story District’s Horror Show: Story District is coming to the AMP at Strathmore Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Join them for a night of eight hilarious, real-life horror stories. Story District […]

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October 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Urges ‘Common Sense’ for Trick-or-Treating

Update (3:35 p.m.):  NWS Issues Tornado Watch Halloween Until Midnight The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31, until midnight. 🌪️A Tornado WATCH has been issued for Montgomery County beginning at 2:56 PM, Thursday 10/31/19. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter if a […]

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October 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Nationals for winning the World Series Wednesday night against the Houston Astros! It’s Thursday, Oct. 31 and trick or treaters need to prepare for a stormy Halloween. Check the weather forecast before heading out. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Purple Line Transit Project Procurement Fair: Montgomery […]

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October 30, 2019 | Carolyn Raskauskas

Kentlands Residents Ready for Halloween

Take a stroll down any of the residential streets in the Kentlands this time of year and prepare to be amazed by their Halloween spirit. Check out these spooktacular images.

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October 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Halloween is tomorrow. Make sure you have your candy and costume at the ready! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Emory Grove Early Childhood Center Grand Opening: Today at 1 p.m., Montgomery County Public Schools is holding its grand opening ceremony for the Emory Grove Early Childhood […]

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October 25, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

No Conduzca Ebrio en Halloween, Se Ofrece Transporte Gratuito

El programa Halloween SoberRide 2019 del Programa Regional de Alcohol de Washington (WRAP) ofrece transporte gratuito a través del servicio de Lyft para evitar que los conductores beban y se pongan al volante. El servicio gratuito está disponible a partir de las 10 p.m. Sábado 26 de octubre hasta las 4 a.m. Domingo 27 de […]

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October 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

SoberRide Available Saturday to Prevent Halloween Drunk Driving

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s (WRAP) 2019 Halloween SoberRide program is offering free Lyft rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. The free service is available from 10 p.m. Saturday, October 26 until 4 a.m. Sunday, October 27. Nearly half of the U.S. Highway deaths during the Halloween season involve drunk […]

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October 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Nine Tips to Keep Pets Safe this Halloween

Halloween can be a stressful time for families with pets. Montgomery County public safety personnel provide the following nine tips to keep pets safe on Oct. 31. Keep pets inside. Pets, especially cats, can be vulnerable targets for pranksters on Halloween night. Keep them safe indoors to avoid possible trouble. More chocolate is sold on […]

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October 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Halloween pumpkin

County Public Safety Agencies Provide Halloween Safety Tips

With Halloween quickly approaching, the Montgomery County Police and Fire and Rescue Services offer some important tips for a safe Halloween. Plan a safe route: The most important safety tip is to “trick-or-treat” only in neighborhoods and at homes known to your family. Only visit homes with a porch light on, accept treats at the […]

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October 31, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Happy Halloween! Here’s five things to know today, Oct. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session: The Montgomery County Council will meet today at 9:30 a.m. Proclamations recognizing National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the Silver Spring Zombie Walk; confirmations of the County Executive’s appointments; and a bill that would exempt certain public pools from the […]

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