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November 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Washington Spirit Will Play 2020 Home Games in Maryland, DC and Virginia

The Washington Spirit announced a new partnership with DC United which will mean that four 2020 home games will be played at United’s home stadium, Audi Field in Washington DC, another four at Segra Field in Leesburg, Va. and four more at their normal home field, the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. The Spirit played two […]

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July 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Lavelle, Pugh Continue Fight for Equal Pay

At a press conference at FedEx Field in Landover on Monday, Washington Spirit players Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh talked about the famous “equal pay” chant after winning the Women’s World Cup. When asked about the ongoing issue, Lavelle did not mince words. Elise Kellond-Knight of Australia, a defensive midfielder for the Spirit, said that […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Poolesville Celebrates 150th Anniversary with an Aerial Photo Shoot (VIDEO)

One week ago, thousands of residents in the Town of Poolesville showed up at Whalen’s Commons for an aerial photograph to celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary. Take a look: We’re doing an aerial photo to celebrate our 150th anniversary! Join us at 9 a.m. at Whalen Commons to help us spell out 150. — Town […]

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October 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Washington Spirit Advances to NWSL Final (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The Washington Spirit is officially heading to the Nationals Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) finals after Francisca Ordega scored the game winning goal in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Chicago Red Stars at a packed stadium at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds on Sept. 30th. It was perfect timing for U.S. Women’s National Team star Ali Krieger […]

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September 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 7, in Montgomery County

UPDATED It’s going to be a hot one as this heat wave continues. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. WSSC is scheduled to hold a public hearing about its proposed CIP in Rockville later today. 2. A recognition ceremony is planned for Montgomery County Public Library’s Career […]

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces He’s “Cancer Free” (VIDEO)

At a news conference on Monday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced he’s “100-percent cancer free.” Hogan said he’s in remission after receiving medical treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. During his remarks at the podium, Hogan said he is thankful for all the love and support he has received from around the state of Maryland over […]

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November 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Damascus Wins Division 1 Cheerleading Competition (PHOTOS)

Congratulations to the Damascus Hornets who are this year’s Montgomery County Division 1 cheerleading champions! The cheer competition was held at Montgomery Blair High School on Nov. 14th. Quince Orchard took second place and Richard Montgomery was third. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured some of the highlights from the competition, below: Thank you @BlairAthletics & @blairprincipal […]

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October 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County officials will break ground on a new Progress Place, a homeless facility, in Silver Spring today. 2. The head coach of the Washington Spirit, Mark Parsons, is stepping down. 3. There’s good news for commuters in Montgomery County. Department […]

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August 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday! Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and MCPS Superintendent Larry Bowers are meeting with the media today to tout back-to-school safety. 2. Montgomery County police officers are looking for the vandals who painted swastikas on speed cameras in Olney […]

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August 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, August 12, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, August 12th, in Montgomery County: 1. Tryouts and practices begin for fall sports at Montgomery County Public Schools today. 2. Contractors working for the State Highway Administration are beginning a survey of the bat population near Watkins Mill Road and I-270 in Gaithersburg today. 3. The Maryland Department […]

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