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May 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Chef Andres to Address MCPS Class of 2020 During Virtual Graduation

Chef Jose Andres will address the Montgomery County Public Schools Class of 2020 during its virtual graduation Sunday, June 7. Andres, of Bethesda, is a humanitarian and founder of World Central Kitchen. He has prepared and provided free meals to the needy throughout the world. The universal graduation celebration for the 10,500 graduating seniors can […]

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May 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

What to Expect at the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival. The coronavirus can’t stop the city’s book worms and writers from coming together, even if they won’t be gathering in Bohrer Park. Mayor Jud Ashman discusses what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival launches Saturday and there there will be activities […]

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June 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, June 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Commencements: Four schools hold graduation ceremonies today. Montgomery Blair High School and Richard Montgomery will hold their ceremony at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Blair at 9 a.m. and Richard Montgomery at 1:30 p.m. Kennedy High School will graduate […]

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June 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 7 – June 9

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 7 – June 9. Silver Spring Blues Week: The Silver Spring Blues Festival is set for Saturday, June 15 in downtown Silver Spring. Daryl Davis with guests Anita Hill and Deletta Gillespie perform a kickoff concert Thursday, June 6 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. […]

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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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June 4, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Gaithersburg Mayor Declares June 7th ‘Gun Violence Awareness Day’

On Monday, the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council designated June 7th, 2019 as “Gun Violence Awareness Day,” or “Wear Orange Day.” Jennifer Stein and other representatives from Moms Demand Action, an anti-gun violence organization, accepted the proclamation. June 7th will be observed across the U.S. as a day of remembrance and activism against gun violence […]

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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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May 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: US Women’s World Cup Roster Includes 2 Current, 3 Former Washington Spirit Players

The final 23 player U.S. Women’s World Cup roster is set and five current and former Washington Spirit players made the cut. Current players Mallory Pugh, 21, and Rose Lavelle, 23, were officially announced as part of the roster. As were veterans Ashlyn Harris, 33, Ali Krieger, 34, and Megan Rapinoe, 33, who played for […]

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June 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Chuck Short, Jane de Winter, Stuart Rosenthal, and Dan Meijer. Mooers and the panel discuss the county’s safety net with Chuck Short, the two upcoming Board of Education races with Jane de Winter, the current issue of The Beacon with publisher and […]

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June 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro to Stay Open Late for Washington Capitals Game 5

Metro trains will run a whole hour later to accommodate fans returning from the Capitals Game 5 watch party at the Capital One Arena on Thursday.  Monumental Sports will cover the $100 thousand needed to keep the 234-mile, 91-station train system open. The Capitals will take on the Vegas Golden Knights at 8 p.m. in […]

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