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September 22, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

The Latest on Fall Festivals: What’s Still on, What’s Not, What’s Virtual

Tuesday marks the first day of autumn. Many Montgomery County fall festivities and celebrations have been modified due to ongoing gathering and social distancing restrictions.  Many celebrations will be virtual and others have been canceled.  Here’s a list of seasonal events and activities in Montgomery County to help you, your family and friends welcome the […]

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September 18, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Maryland Restaurant Week Kicks Off Friday: ‘They Still Need Our Support’

Starting Friday, The Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) kicks off its first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week. It’s finally here! #mdrestaurantweek begins TODAY! Restaurants across the state will be serving up special menus, deals, and featured specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Find a restaurant participating near you: https://t.co/uw7hpCJWY3. 🍴 pic.twitter.com/c7doS4fIAJ — MD Restaurant Assoc (@RestaurantsinMD) September […]

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September 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Finds Creative Ways to Reach Vets During Pandemic

The Warrior Canine Connection has adapted the way they do things amid the COVID-19 health crisis. The nonprofit connects specially trained service dogs with veterans nationwide recovering from combat stress, allowing them to reconnect with their families, communities, and friends. Founder and Executive Director Rick Yount says Warrior Canine Connection continues to provide mission-critical programming for […]

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September 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda’s Gallery B Showcases Works From Visual Art Competition

Artwork from the annual Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards are on exhibit from now through September 26 at Gallery B, Bethesda. The winners of the competition were announced Wednesday, September 2 at the gallery. The exhibit of the finalist’s works will be on display now through Sept. 26. Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax, a […]

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August 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sandy Spring Slave Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Negro League Baseball

The Sandy Spring Slave Museum is opening a Negro League Baseball exhibit for a limited time only. This year is the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues and to celebrate, fans around the country are honoring legendary Black baseball players who transformed America’s national pastime. The exhibit was created by Don Conway, a Negro League […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Steps Aside After Prostitution Solicitation Charges

Days after he was charged with soliciting prostitution, Bethesda’s Seth Hurwitz announced Saturday he’s stepping aside from his responsibilities at 9:30 Club. Hurwitz is a co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington, D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion company. Hurwitz was arrested Aug. 21. Police said a licensed massage […]

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September 26, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Sept. 26  in Montgomery County: 1. A Chance of Thunderstorms: A cold front will cross the region late today and help trigger numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, some of which could be severe with damaging winds, according to The National Weather Service. 2. Board of […]

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September 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Disability Community Told Wages Would Grow With Minimum Wage

Workers in the disability community will receive 125 percent of the minimum wage, even if Montgomery County approves an increase of the wage to $15 an hour, Council President Roger Berliner said Tuesday night. The County Council heard from about 40 people about a proposal to increase the minimum wage gradually from $11.50 an hour […]

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September 26, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. #NationalVoterRegistrationDay: Board of Elections staff will be available at nine libraries to verify voter registration information, register new voters, and provide information on how to volunteer as an Election Judge. 2. Council Session: The County Council is scheduled to vote on […]

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September 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Sept. 26 Voter Registration Drives on National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, Sept. 26. and the Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) is encouraging residents to register to vote and to verify their voter registration information is current. BOE staff will be available at nine libraries across the county to assist in registering individuals to vote, to verify current voter registration, […]

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