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February 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 21. 1. It’s National Caregivers Day: National Caregivers Day honors health care professionals across the country who provide long-term and hospice care. Take time to thank a caregiver for their dedication and care of our loved ones. 2. Tax Aide Program: Free tax preparation […]

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January 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Wheaton Community Rec Center Offers Much for Many

Friday marked the opening of the new Wheaton Community Recreation Center located on Georgia Avenue at the intersection of Arcola Avenue. County Executive Marc Elrich was on hand for the ceremony. The Wheaton Senior Center and the Wheaton Library are conveniently housed inside the center which is a multi-generational, environmentally-friendly facility which offers a variety […]

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December 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 10. 1. Council Session: Montgomery County Council will be meeting today at 9:30 a.m. Click here to view the council agenda and staff reports. This is the last council session of the year. 2. International Human Rights Day: The point is to honor the adoption […]

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December 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 9 in Montgomery County

Rain on Monday and then a cold week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 9. 1. In Court: Kevin Moris, the Montgomery County cop charged with assault because of his handling of a drug suspect, is in Montgomery Circuit Court. He faces charges of second-degree assault and misconduct in office. […]

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December 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 2 in Montgomery County

Showers this afternoon. And not much rain expected for the rest of the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 2. 1. Recycled Words: Adam Ortiz, director of the county Department of Environmental Protection, will speak at noon at the Montgomery County Planning Department, 8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. His […]

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January 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Offers Assistance to Furloughed Residents Struggling Financially

The City of Gaithersburg has adopted a resolution which allows “fee waivers for its residents, providing them free access to select recreation programs during the shut-down period.” Gaithersburg residents who are struggling financially—because they are either a furloughed government employee or a federal contractor—are eligible to use the waiver. In a press release, Gaithersburg Mayor […]

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September 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Monday, Sept. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public School students have today off. Click here for the calendar. 2. En Garde: The Invicta Sports Club is offering an open house from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on its fending program. The club […]

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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Mayor Ashman Looks to Expand City’s Park System, Requests Meeting with CE Leggett (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is asking for a meeting with Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett to discuss acquiring access to the 4.79 acres of existing parkland behind the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters at 100 Edison Park Drive. This property is adjacent to Lakelands Park in the city limits of Gaithersburg. “The City is requesting […]

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July 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pickleball is a Popular Sport in Rockville (VIDEO)

Pickleball is a sport that is growing in popularity at recreation centers in the city of Rockville. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg’s Pam Truxal Receives Award from President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

She’s making a big difference for thousands who call the city of Gaithersburg home. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition has selected Pam Truxal, a program supervisor with Gaithersburg’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture, as a recipient of its 2016 Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals and organizations […]

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