Nov. 11

November 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Honors Veterans at Ceremony on Nov. 11 at Veterans Park (PHOTOS)

A Rockville veteran of the United States Marine Corps who now serves in the U.S. Army Reserve, Sgt. Maj. Ross Bagwell, was the featured speaker at the annual Veterans Day ceremony in Rockville on Nov. 11. The event was held at Veterans Park, and it included a wreath-laying and a military salute by the American […]

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November 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Cougars Advance in 4A Regional Playoffs with Win Over Blair, 35-7 (PHOTOS)

Quince Orchard Cougars advance in the 4A West regional football playoffs with a win over Montgomery Blair Blazers, 35-7, Friday night. The number one ranked Cougars finished regular season play with a 9-1 record, giving them home-field advantage in this first game of the regional semifinals. The Cougars scored first with three unanswered touch downs […]

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November 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Strathmore Mansion Hosts Museum Shop Around on Veterans Day Weekend (PHOTOS)

Looking for some creative gifts for the loved ones on your holiday list? If so, you may want to check out the Museum Shop Around at Strathmore Mansion on Veterans Day weekend. This popular holiday bazaar is back for its 27th year and it takes place from Nov. 10- Nov. 13. The operating hours are: […]

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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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

Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; classes and programs will meet as scheduled; all senior programs cancelled, and administrative offices and senior centers […]

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November 10, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Nov. 11 – Nov. 13 (VIDEOS)

This weekend we pay tribute to the men and women who have served in our military with the observance of Veterans Day. Tonight, the county’s Tribute to America’s Veterans Concert features swing music and dance by the Natty Beaux. The tribute takes place in the Great Hall of the Silver Spring Civic Building at 6 p.m.  Gaithersburg’s […]

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November 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MVA Announces Election Day and Veterans Day Closings

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will close all offices on Nov. 8 and Nov. 11 in observance of Election Day and Veterans Day. All full-service Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also be closed. According to a news release, MVA’s ten self-service VEIP kiosks will remain open. MVA customers can […]

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November 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Recognizes Veterans Day at Mission BBQ (PHOTOS)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan honored the nation’s veterans at a Veterans Day ceremony at Mission BBQ in Annapolis on Nov. 11th. The Maryland-born food chain is known for its support of veterans and active duty service members, according to a news release from the governor’s office. While at the restaurant, Governor Hogan participated in the […]

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November 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Veterans Day Tributes Around the County

As you head out to a Veterans Day event, take along your Smartphone and share the salute to area veterans by sending a photo to pix@mymcmedia.org. Bethesda: On Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Bethesda Veterans Park, County Executive Isiah Leggett, a veteran of Vietnam, will lead a tribute to vetarans. He will be joined […]

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November 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

State of the Schools Address (Photos and Video)

More than 750 people gathered at Strathmore Center on Nov. 11, including community and business leaders, parents and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students and staff, for the second annual State of the Schools event. Video | Courtesy of Montgomery County Public Schools TV Visit MCPS TV to view more of its programming. This year’s […]

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November 7, 2013 | Staff Writer

Fire and Rescue Service’s Veterans Day Ride-Along Day

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) is inviting veterans and service members to “ride-along” with its Firefighter/EMTs this Veterans Day Nov. 11. Participants can sign up to ride as an observer in a fire truck or ambulance as well as experience a day in the life of a Firefighter/EMT. Veterans or service members who […]

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