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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pike's Peak 10K & Kids Fun Run to be held Sunday April 29, 2012

Recreation Department Launches 100 Mile Challenge (VIDEO)

Are you ready to get up and move? Montgomery County is touting the 100 mile challenge, which begins on Jan. 26. The goal is to participate in 20 minutes of continuous physical activity. The program is self reporting, which means you are accountable for tracking your own miles. The goal is to complete 100 miles, […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Clarksburg Community Forum Postponed Because of Tragic Car Crash

UPDATED 6.8.16 In light of a tragic car accident late last night that killed three Clarksburg High School students, Montgomery County officials have announced that the Community Forum for the North County Aquatic and Recreation Center and Senior Center scheduled for this evening is postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. The @MoCoRec […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Power Restored to Thousands in Upper Montgomery County

UPDATED Power has been restored to over 28,000 Potomac Edison customers in upper Montgomery County as of 4 p.m., according to a spokesperson with the utility. The Monday afternoon outage caused some service disruptions at county offices across the Upcounty, including the Damascus Senior Center and Damascus and Germantown libraries. So far, no word on […]

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March 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Wheaton Library to Close on March 13

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is planning to officially close the Wheaton branch, 11701 Georgia Avenue, in a public ceremony on March 13. You are invited to the 5 p.m. event, which will include light refreshments and brief remarks from officials before County Executive Ike Leggett formally shuts the facility. The library is closing so […]

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December 22, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Commander Patil: “There’s no central recreation center” in Montgomery Village to Target Resources (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police recently released its 2015 crime statistics, which showed that the Montgomery Village area experienced a significant increase in Part I Offense crimes. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Commander Dinesh Patil, of the Sixth District Police Station, talks about how focusing efforts on youth programs in the area can help reduce crimes.

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September 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wheaton Library and Rec Center Planning Meeting Set for Sept. 21

The public is invited to a community meeting for status updates on the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center Capital Improvement Project on Monday, September 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting, hosted by the Department of General Services (DGS) in conjunction with the departments of Public Libraries and Recreation, will be held at […]

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May 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Sign up now for Twinbrook Multicultural Day

Community members are invited to share a culture they know well with their neighbors during Twinbrook Multicultural Day on Saturday, May 16 in Rockville. The festival, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, at 12920 Twinbrook Parkway, will feature cultural exhibits, performances and presentations, and food representing the people and cultures of […]

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April 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 13, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, April 13, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Automatic: Metro is returning the Red Line to automatic train operation today. 2. Back to School: Spring break is over and Montgomery County Public Schools students head back to class today. Report cards are scheduled to be distributed tomorrow. 3. […]

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March 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Future of Wheaton Library and Recreation Center (VIDEO)

The plan for the new library and recreation center for the Wheaton community is getting a second look because of concerns over cost. It’s currently estimated the cost of the project will be $89 million and county officials say that number is forcing them to review the scope of the plan to bring that number […]

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August 3, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Car vs. Building in Germantown

Montgomery County police and firefighters responded to a gas leak at 19500 Scenery Drive in Germantown overnight. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that a car struck a building. U/D – Hazmat Scenery Dr, Gas Co on scene, FFs checking Community Ctr & nearby residences, MCPD also on scene investigating […]

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