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November 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

New Study Finds Maryland Ranks Fourth Most Charitable State

Maryland is ranked the fourth most charitable state according to finance website WalletHub. The state of Minnesota ranked number one. WalletHub compared the 50 states across two broad descriptions or dimensions using 18 metrics. The two dimensions include “Volunteering & Service” and “Charitable Giving.” Maryland ranked eighth for “Volunteering & Service” and sixth for “Charitable Giving”. […]

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November 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 16 – Nov. 18

Glen Echo Holiday Art Show & Sale takes place from Saturday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Dec. 30.  The show features Glen Echo’s resident artists and instructors, as well as other invited guests, with works in glass, ceramics, photography, painting, and jewlery. Friday, Nov. 16 The 3 Redneck Tenors  The musical comedy trio feature classically-trained artists combine […]

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November 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Floral Designer Wins $2M Lotto Ticket

A Silver Spring woman who won $2 million on a scratch-off says she is so happy that she can now pay off her bills. The 54-year-old winner, who purchased her ticket at Long Branch Beer & Wine, told Maryland Lottery officials that she selected the store because she felt it was lucky and knew it […]

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November 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Two Pet Food Makers Voluntarily Recall Dry Dog Food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced the voluntary recall of two dry dog food brands that may contain an excess of vitamin D. Elevated levels of Vitamin D have been found in dry dog food with the brand name of Nutricsa and Natural Life Pet Products, both sold by Nutrisca, of Saint Louis, […]

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November 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Honors Veterans

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, a day to honor those who currently serve or have served in the military. Veterans Day falls on Sunday, with the federal holiday set for Monday, Nov. 12. Numerous ceremonies and events are planned in Montgomery County in recognition of our Veterans. Here are some events in […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 9 – Nov. 11

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Holiday Market. More than a dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it takes place from Nov. 8-Nov. 11. Friday, Nov. 9 Mary Poppins Jr.  KAT Second Stage presents […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Kick off Holiday Shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market. More than sixteen dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can get your holiday shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; senior […]

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November 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Capt. Tyrone Collington Leaves Takoma Park to Become Bladensburg Police Deputy Chief

After serving more than 20 years with the Takoma Park Police Department, Capt. Tyrone Collington is leaving the department to become the Deputy Chief of The Bladensburg Police Department. “It has been an amazing career. I will cherish the relationships and partnerships we built with the community, colleagues, elected officials, city staff, educators, and allied […]

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