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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery Parks Extends Open Parkways for Holiday Weekend

Several open parkways for pedestrians and bicyclists will operate for extended hours during the holiday weekend, the Montgomery County Parks Department announced Tuesday. Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway in Silver Spring, Beach Drive in Kensington, and a 1.3-mile stretch of Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda will be open to pedestrian traffic beginning Thursday, July 2 […]

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June 26, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Takoma Park City Council Seeks Feedback on New Library Design

The City Council of Takoma Park is encouraging their residents to take a survey to help choose the exterior design of a new library. In order to move forward with the project, the design and cost must be finalized. This project is a collaboration between city staff and RR/MM Lukmire Architects. According to a statement […]

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July 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland State Holiday: Governor Hogan announced in late June that today would be a holiday for state employees. An unexpected day off. 2. Police Investigation: A video posted to Twitter Thursday prompts an investigation. The video shows a Montgomery […]

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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 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 4 – 7

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 4 – 7. Celebrate the 4th of July: Residents have numerous opportunities for celebration on Thursday, July 4th with four fireworks displays, three parades and a 5K run. Click here for our guide to the fourth. Art Walk in the Park: Glen Echo Park […]

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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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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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June 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Recreation to Extend Hours at Five Community Centers

Beginning July 5, Montgomery County Recreation is extending its Friday and Saturday hours to 11:00 pm at five community recreation centers. The centers are: East County, Good Hope, Long Branch, Plum Gar and White Oak. The extended hours will allow the community to continue gathering in safe places while enjoying the programs and activities that […]

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summer Concerts Return to Rockville’s Town Square June 7

Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae. The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 […]

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July 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

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East County Community Recreation Center Closes Thursday Due to A/C Problems

The East County Community Recreation Center, located at 3310 Gateshead, Silver Spring, is closed to the general public Thursday due to problems with the air conditioning system. For information about the Summer Fun Center at this center, contact 240.777.6800. Check the County’s website for updates, here.   #Breaking! The East County Community Recreation Center is closed for […]

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