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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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May 23, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 23 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Celebrates Building Safety Month: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and the Montgomery County Council will recognize Building Safety Month with a joint proclamation as they honor the educators, mentors and safety officials who keep our […]

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May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville to Celebrate Historic New Postage Stamp

It’s not too late to get a second-day issue of Rockville’s historic new postage stamp. City officials will join representatives of the U.S. Postal Service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, to mark the issue of a new forever stamp featuring the Sugarloaf Mountain Mural in the city’s police department lobby. Following remarks by […]

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May 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summer Concerts Return to Bethesda’s Veterans Park May 16

Free outdoor summer concerts return to downtown Bethesda Thursday evenings during May and June. The concerts, sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, blues, folk, and reggae. The free concerts begin in May and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Veterans Park, […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Severna Park Boy’s LAX Wins 4A MPSAA State Championship Against Churchill

Severna Park boys varsity lacrosse team topped Winston Churchill 8 to 7 in overtime for the 4A MPSSAA State Championship May 23. The game was played at Stevenson University in Owings Mills in the Mustang Stadium. At the end of four quarters, the score was tied at 7-7. Severna Park took the game in overtime. The Churchill […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Fields: Join Montgomery Parks for a ceremony marking the opening of the first solar fields installed on parkland at the South Germantown Recreational Park. Read Doug Tallman’s story, Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks for more information. 2. Free Deck Inspections: […]

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May 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks

Two solar fields on Montgomery County parks, just on Wednesday, saved about 7.8 barrels of oil and offset 18,500 pounds of carbon. The fields — in South Germantown Recreational Area and at Rock Creek Regional Park — are expected to generate between 3.2 and 3.5 million kilowatts a year, said Amanda Aparicio, sustainability coordinator for […]

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May 18, 2017 | Michelle Queen

UPDATED Weekend Planner, May 19 – May 21 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion currently has two exhibits on display through this weekend, the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between. Admission is free; hours are posted, here. The Rockville Art League Juried Members’ Show is on exhibit at Glenview Mansion from […]

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May 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of James L. Stowe, Director Montgomery County’s Office of Human Rights

Office of Human Rights to Host Free Breakfast Employment Seminar in Gaithersburg on May 23

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights  (OHR) is collaborating with the Human Rights Commission to host a free employment seminar on Tuesday, May 23 at Bohrer Park 506 S. Frederick Avenue from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Gaithersburg. Participants will be provided with updated information on employment laws at the state and federal […]

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