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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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May 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Warrior Pose: Gaithersburg continues its Yoga in the Park on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Beginners are welcome. For information, call 301-258-6350. […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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May 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open until 6 p.m.; administrative […]

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May 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Flags at Half Staff Until Noon on Memorial Day

President Donald Trump has declared a Memorial Day as a “day of prayer for permanent peace.” According to the President’s proclamation, flags on Memorial Day should be lowered to half staff until noon. You can find more information, here.

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May 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 26 – May 29 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s current exhibition, Drawing for Art, is on display from now through June 6. This exhibit has a twist, buy a ticket for a drawing on June 6 and go home with an original piece of artwork. The Rockville Art League […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rabid Bat Found in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg’s animal control officers report that a rabid bat was discovered in a home in the 400 block of Christopher Avenue at 6 a.m. on May 29th. According to a city news release, the bat was captured, euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results confirmed that the bat was infected with the rabies virus. City […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police to Escort 2,000 Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists from Gaithersburg to D.C.

Montgomery County police officers are planning to escort approximately 2,000 motorcyclists to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride into Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. The escort is scheduled to depart from Battley Harley Davidson, located at 7830 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. As […]

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May 28, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 27 – 29 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 27 The Friday Night Live concert series at Rockville Town Square continues tonight with The Crawdaddies band playing Zydeco style music. The food and beverage tent this week features the Buffalo Wild Wings. Hours are 6:30 to 9 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present two […]

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May 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

“Flags For Our Heroes” Exhibit Returns to Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg This Weekend

UPDATED It’s a Memorial Day tradition, and a sight to behold. The Rotary clubs of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg have erected 750 large American flags on the lawn at Bohrer Park. The flag exhibit will be on display for four days from now until Memorial Day. The exhibit is officially entitled, “Flags for Our Heroes,” […]

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