June 18, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Recreation Hosting Online Scavenger Hunt

Montgomery County Recreation announced a 10-week long scavenger hunt, which started Friday, June 12 and will continue until Monday, August 17. At the start of each week, Montgomery County Recreation will post a new challenge on their Facebook page. This week’s challenge includes activities such as, cooking a healthy meal, using your body to spell […]

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June 17, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Shepherd’s Table Distributing Free Food Throughout June

Free prepared meals will be distributed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the rest of June at North Gate Local Park in Aspen Hill. The Shepherd’s Table organization, in partnership with Casa De Maryland and the Office of Councilmember Evan Glass, will distribute cooked meals to those in need during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Beyond the […]

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June 7, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

June Senior Moment Update

Elder Abuse Awareness Day is observed on June 15 worldwide. Montgomery County’s Senior Safety Forum takes place June 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center.

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July 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in June

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of June, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Fantastic Beasts and Where […]

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June 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Appoints Gerald Cichy to Planning Board (VIDEO)

It was unanimous. The Montgomery County Council has appointed Gerald Cichy of Rockville to the Montgomery County Planning Board. Cichy begins his term next month, when the second and final term of Planning Commissioner Amy Presley concludes. By law, the position had to be filled by a Republican, a voter who declines to affiliate with […]

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June 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Geese Roundup Planned at Two Local Parks (VIDEO)

Montgomery Parks is launching a geese roundup at two park sites, Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreational Park and Rock Creek Regional Park. According to Parks officials, the geese removal project will take place this month, and up to 300 non-migratory Canada geese will be coralled and humanely euthanized. The animals will then be processed for […]

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June 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Consumer Alert: Drycleaners Eviction (VIDEO)

In this latest Consumer Alert, find out how the Office of Consumer Protection gets involved when a dry cleaning business is evicted.

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March 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Meadowside Nature Center to Distribute Free Backyard Compost Bins on April 1

Spring is in the air, and Montgomery Parks officials are celebrating by giving away backyard compost bins on Friday, April 1, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center (while supplies last). The public can use the compost bins to combine yard trimmings such as dry leaves, wood, grass and plant clippings, with kitchen […]

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March 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Dawn Crafton Dance Connection Plans to Open a Second Location in Rockville This Summer

Let’s dance! There is a new dance studio coming to Rockville Town Square, and you may be familiar with the company. Dawn Crafton Dance Connection is opening its second location this June at 152 Gibbs Street next to Bar Louie. “We are thrilled to be opening in Rockville Town Square,” said Dawn Crafton, who began […]

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July 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, July 6, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Fatal Accident: A Damascus teen died over the weekend when the car he was driving struck a telephone pole. 2. Check out the Libraries: There is a long list of things going on at the local libraries in Montgomery County today. 3. Historic Match: […]

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