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June 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents, Leaders Show Support as June Kicks Off Pride Month

June is Pride Month and Montgomery County residents and leaders are participating in events to show their support for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) members of the community. On Sunday, Silver Spring residents in Woodmoor marched in the neighborhood’s first-ever Pride parade. On Monday, county leaders raised the Progress Pride flag in Rockville.

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June 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Leaders Raise Progress Flag to Mark Start of Pride Month

Montgomery County leaders marked the start of LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) Pride Month with a flag raising outside the Executive Office Building in Rockville. This is the third year county leaders are raising a flag for Pride Month, but the first year they are raising the Progress Pride flag, which adds stripes […]

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June 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders Mark Beginning of LGBTQ+ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) Pride Month, and Montgomery County and state leaders are expressing their support on social media. This month is designated Pride Month because in June 1969, a series of demonstrations called the Stonewall Uprising began. On June 28, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in […]

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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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