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July 19, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Riders on Six Flags Roller Coaster Get Stuck for 2 Hours

After two long hours being stuck almost 100 feet in the air, riders of Six Flags’ new roller coaster, FireBird, were finally escorted off Thursday night in Bowie, Maryland. #BREAKING The Firebird rollercoaster at Six Flags in Bowie, MD has been stuck at the top since 6:15pm. pic.twitter.com/gE66r1Ubzh — Allison Papson (@AllisonPapson) July 19, 2019 […]

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July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 18 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. Click here for today’s forecast. 1. It’s National Latino Conservation Week: This is apart of an initiative by the Hispanic Access Foundation launched in 2014 to provide the Latino community and others opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, learn about conservation […]

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July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 18 – 21

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 18 – 21. Apollo 50 Festival: The National Air and Space Museum hosts a three day festival on the National Mall to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing. There will be 20 tented displays and a stage for live performances. Visitors […]

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July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Raskin for Rally in Silver Spring Thursday

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be joined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday for a rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The rally will benefit Raskin’s Democracy Summer program, which aims to educate young Democrats about political organizing strategies to turn out voters to vote down the ballot in the 2020 election. Both […]

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June 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s July SBN Features Councilmembers Albornoz, Friedson, Glass and Jawando

Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Andrew Friedson, Evan Glass, and Will Jawando were the featured guests for Montgomery Community Media’s July Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event took place Thursday, July 18 at our studios in Rockville. July topic: “Montgomery County is Open for Business.” Watch host Kelly Leonard and the Councilmembers discuss business […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lineup of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 29th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dancers are welcome. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain […]

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts Return June 20

Downtown Silver Spring’s Summer Concert series returns to Veterans Plaza Thursday evenings starting June 20 and continue weekly through August 8. There will not be a concert on Thursday, July 4. The free outdoor concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Plaza located at One Veterans Place in downtown Silver Spring. The concerts feature touring […]

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July 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 18 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Wednesday, July 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-495 & I-270 Public Meeting: The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will hold a public workshop tonight for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study.  The study is part of MDOT SHA’s statewide Traffic Relief Plan to reduce congestion […]

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June 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

AARP Smart Driver TEK Workshops Available in Montgomery County

Stay Safe on the Roads: Plan to Attend a Workshop on the Latest in Vehicle Technology The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has developed a new driver workshop with The Hartford Insurance Company to introduce drivers to new technology that is changing the driving experience. The class, AARP Smart Drive TEC, includes information about […]

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July 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred Tuesday night in Aspen Hill. Police said the collision was reported shortly before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Georgia Avenue. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2006 Toyota Scion was traveling southbound on Connecticut Avenue when […]

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