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September 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Enjoy Poolesville Day 2021 After Cancellation Last Year

Poolesville Day 2021 was held Saturday by Whalen Commons, after being canceled last year due to COVID-19. This year marked the 29th annual Poolesville Day. The morning began with a parade. Vendors lined Fisher Avenue and kids played on a moonbounce and rock climbing wall. Bands performed at the commons while residents enjoyed food and […]

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September 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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September 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 17 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Book Festival:  The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival opens today and runs through Sept 27. Events will take place in person and virtually. The full schedule can be viewed here. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight […]

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September 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Calendar Reminder: There’s no school for Montgomery County Public Schools students today. See the tweet below for more details. Calendar reminder: There is no school for students on Thursday, Sept. 16 pic.twitter.com/3Yi2ybDi2u — MCPS (@MCPS) September 15, 2021 […]

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September 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Man Charged With Neglect in Connection with Father’s Death

A Rockville man was arrested and charged with neglect of an adult that resulted in the man’s death. Gary D. Howes, 51, was charged after a body that is believed to be his father was found decomposing in the home they shared, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Howes could be released on […]

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September 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 15, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, Acting Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard and other officials will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable […]

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September 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 14, In Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Sept. 14, and it is National Ants on a Log Day. To celebrate, get a piece of celery, rub peanut butter on it, and add raisins. Voila! As you enjoy your healthy snack, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council is back from its […]

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September 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘Put Themselves At Risk So Others May Live’: Kensington First Responders Praised During 9/11 Ceremony

On Sept. 11, 2001, the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) responded to the Pentagon after the deadly terrorist attacks that day. The fire department held a ceremony Saturday on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Members and other leaders praised the first responders from Montgomery County who acted that day.   Previous Post: Kensington Fire Department […]

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September 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 13, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 13, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Focus on Veterans:  Congressman David Trone and VA Secretary Denis McDonough will visit the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Gaithersburg and meet with the Veterans Institute for Procurement located in Potomac today. Trone and McDonogh will focus on […]

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September 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders Remember and Honor 11 County Residents Who Died 20 Years Ago on 9/11

20 years ago, 11 county residents died in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.  The Montgomery County community gathered Friday morning to remember those residents and the nearly 3,000 others who died.  11 benches around Courthouse Square Park in Rockville are dedicated to each resident. A backrest on each bench is engraved with words […]

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