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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Fire at Kensington Condo Complex Causes $2 Million in Damage

Update: The fire at The Waterford Condominium in Kensington has affected 15 condos, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Piringer said on Twitter that the building was built in the mid-1960s and is “non-sprinklered.” Fourteen of the 15 damaged condos are from both smoke and water damage, but […]

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March 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, March 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Beltway Reopens at American Legion Bridge: The inner loop of the Capital Beltway on the American Legion Bridge reopened early this morning, according to WTOP News. 2. Silver Spring Metro Service Improvements: The Metro Board voted Thursday to approve their […]

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March 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 28. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Play Ball: Today is the first day of major league baseball and all 30 teams will play. The Nats host the New York Mets at National Park. The Orioles play the Yankees in New York.  Both games start at 1:05 […]

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March 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 29-March 31

Montgomery Parks and the Clarksburg Foundation host the Annual Kites Over Clarksburg free family fun day Saturday, March 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be kite flying, arts & crafts and games for the whole family at Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park, which is located at 12001 Skylark Drive in Clarksburg. Please […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

All Shoppers Food Warehouses to Close

It’s the end of an era. The Washington Business Journal is reporting that all Shoppers Food Warehouses will close, but it’s unclear when exactly this will happen “Some of the Shoppers stores have already been taken over by Giant, and some others are expected to sell to other grocery outlets, though there’s little information available […]

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March 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Johnny Holliday, the Voice of the Terps

The longtime voice of University of Maryland basketball and football, Johnny Holliday, is this week’s guest on MoCo’s Most Famous. Holliday talks about the Terps’ chances in the NCAA Tournament, living in the same house in Montgomery County for almost 50 years and what he likes and doesn’t like about basketball today. Available Now on […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington, Silver Spring Residents May Experience Discolored Water

Water in Silver Spring and Kensington may be discolored for residents, but according to officials, it’s still safe to drink. However, they advise against doing laundry with discolored water. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) said on Twitter Wednesday that the areas are experiencing “ongoing water main maintenance.” WSSC tweeted, “Crews are flushing fire hydrants […]

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March 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Happy first day of Spring! Today is Wednesday, March 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Networking Event: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is hosting an “After Five Mixer” at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Gaithersburg from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Stop by and network with other professionals while enjoying food […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Public Hearing: The following will be discussed at the public hearing today: the bill to reduce lead in drinking water, a corrective map […]

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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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