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September 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, September 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board is back to work today after their August recess. They meet at 9:30 a.m. with a full day of agenda items.  Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Senior Forum and Resource Fair: Council Vice President Sidney […]

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June 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, June 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 75th Anniversary of D-day: On June 6, 1944, Allied forces launched the invasion of Nazi-occupied France on the beaches of Normandy. Sandy Spring Museum commemorates the anniversary of D-Day with a series of programs on America’s weapons of war. General […]

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May 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summer Concerts Return to Bethesda’s Veterans Park May 16

Free outdoor summer concerts return to downtown Bethesda Thursday evenings during May and June. The concerts, sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, blues, folk, and reggae. The free concerts begin in May and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Veterans Park, […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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June 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, June 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Brown Station Elementary School Dedication: Mayor Jud Ashman will join students and staff at Brown Station Elementary School in Gaithersburg for a dedication and awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m. in the new school building. 2. Use of Public Facilities Public Forum: The Community Use […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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June 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Blair’s Commencement at Xfinity Center (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Blair High School’s 2017 graduating class is one of the largest in Montgomery County and new this year, family and friends gathered in the Xfinity Center in College Park for its commencement ceremonies. In a letter addressed to parents, Blair High School Principal Renay Johnson, thanked the parents who worked on planning the graduation […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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June 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Aspen Hill Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED 2 p.m. on 6.6.16 Police have located Jon Bik Arze. UPDATE: Jon Bik Arze has been located safe and unharmed. TY for Sharing! pic.twitter.com/nMQINN3ibW — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) June 6, 2016 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to locate a missing Aspen Hill area man. Police say 26-year-old […]

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June 6, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ramadan 2016: Muslims Begin Holy Month of Fasting

Millions of Muslims around the world, including those residing in Montgomery County, began observing the holy month of Ramadan on Monday. During the entire month, Muslims fast everyday from sunrise to sunset; this includes refraining from consuming any food or drink (water too). It’s a sacred time for followers of the Islamic faith to reflect their relationship with […]

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