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September 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Brush Fire Continues to Burn on Hermit Island Near Great Falls

A brush fire on Hermit Island, located south of Great Falls Park in the Potomac River, has been burning since last week. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) responded to the fire on Hermit Island on Friday, according to MCFRS spokesman Pete Piringer. Fifteen firefighters were on the island while others assisted nearby on […]

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September 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 26-29

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 26-29. Cabaret: Based on the play by John Van Druten and music by John Kander, this musical is set in 1929 Berlin. The main character Cliff arrives in Berlin to work on his novel but is swept up in the life of the cabaret. […]

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September 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Más de 800 Estudiantes Aún No Tienen las Vacunas Necesarias

Más de 800 estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) no cumplen con los requisitos de vacunación de Maryland y pueden ser excluidos de la escuela a partir del lunes 23 de septiembre. Los estudiantes de las escuelas de Maryland deben mostrar prueba de una vacuna Tdap (tétanos-difteria atenuada) y una vacuna […]

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September 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 20 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Sept 20. 1. Parking Day: Thirty-six metered parking spaces will be transformed today into park-like spots in Bethesda and Silver Spring. 2. Immunization Clinics:  Maryland requires youth in grades 7 through 12 to be vaccinated for tetanus, Diphtheria, […]

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September 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept. 19-22

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 19-22. Festivals, Festivals, Festivals:  Now is the time to enjoy cooler temperatures after the hot, humid summer. And what better way than to attend a festival. Poolesville celebrates with the 27th annual Poolesville Day Festival on Saturday. Enjoy authentic Mediterranean food at the 36th […]

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September 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

More than 800 Students Still Without Necessary Vaccinations

More than 800 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are not compliant with Maryland immunization requirements and may be excluded from school starting Monday, Sept. 23. Maryland school students must show proof of one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson Mary Anderson said 834 […]

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September 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Middle Eastern Festival Returns for the 36th Year

The 36th Annual Middle Eastern Festival returns to Potomac the weekend of Sept. 20-22. Enjoy authentic Mediterranean food, crafts and religious items for sale at Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church. Middle Eastern delicacies on the menu will include grilled lamb, kibbee, tabouleh, hummus, gyros, falafel, spinach pies, baklava and a variety of other […]

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September 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This September

If you are looking to attend some fun events, this is the right time of year. Several festivals are coming up this September in Montgomery County. Here is a list of some of our favorite festivals where you, your family and friends can enjoy food, music, art and culture: PawPaw Festival   Noon to 4 p.m. […]

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summer Concerts Return to Rockville’s Town Square June 7

Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae. The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 […]

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September 24, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Sept. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Busy Committee Day: Montgomery County Council committees have a full day of briefings. The Public Safety Committee, at 9:30 a.m., hears from corrections officials on how the county prevents jail suicides. Also at 9:30 a.m., the planning committee discusses […]

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