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March 27, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Why It’s Time To Spring Into Action and Sell Your Home

The cherry blossoms are nearing full bloom and it’s a time when most people start their spring cleaning, but for some it’s time for a fresh start. Housing experts say spring is the best season to put your home on the market and receive a higher payout. In a report by Zillow, “Homes listed in […]

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March 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

On First Day of Spring, Flowers Blooming at Brookside Gardens

Springtime is finally here, and at Brookside Gardens some flowers are starting to bloom. Kelley Heim at Brookside says although most of them haven’t fully bloomed-the buds are peaking through. There’s also something else in store, they’ve planted 50 thousand daffodils to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Watch the video for more details on when people […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rita’s Celebrates Spring with Free Italian Ice Wednesday

Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard is celebrating the start of spring by offering free Italian Ice on Wednesday. The celebration is from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. The following Rita’s are in Montgomery County, and they’ll be participating in this event: Olney: 3233 Spartan Road Derwood: 7211 Muncaster Mill Road Silver Spring: 13621 Georgia Avenue Lakeforest Mall: 701 […]

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March 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather in the Forecast During First Few Days of Spring

The first day of spring may be marked on the calendar to begin Mar. 20, but residents should expect winter weather instead of warmer temperatures. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday due to a snow and rain mix on the forecast. Snow is expected to begin Tuesday afternoon and […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert: Don’t Be Scammed (VIDEO)

Spring is the time of year when many residents are working on outdoor, home improvement projects. “This is also the time that scammers show up, ” said Joy Matthews, an investigator from the Office of Consumer Protection. Find out more in this Consumer Alert, below:

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April 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Picture Perfect Weekend at Brookside Gardens (PHOTOS)

It was a busy weekend at Brookside Gardens, where thousands of visitors stopped by to take photographs of the spring flowers and gardens. Parks Spokesperson Melissa Chotiner said the information desk counted about 1,837 people on Easter Sunday and she said the actual number was probably double that because the staff only counts from 9 […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Easter Bunny to Visit Clarksburg Premium Outlets on April 15

The Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hopping with spring activities this Easter weekend. On April 15, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt from 1 – 3 p.m. Children can collect eggs filled with candies from select retailers. Participating retailers will have a sign displayed in the storefront window. In addition, the Easter Bunny will be […]

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March 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Rockville’s Mayor and Council plans a hearing on whether to expand its smoking and vaping ban to establishments with outdoor seating. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at City Hall. 2. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council has scheduled a work session on the […]

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March 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Earlier in the week, Gov. Larry Hogan criticized Montgomery County Public Schools over its handling of the rape charges at Rockville High School. On Thursday, at an event in Bethesda, he seemed to tone down his rhetoric, saying he believed the school […]

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March 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 23rd, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are scheduled to celebrate National Reading Month at Carderock Springs Elementary School in Bethesda. 2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is meeting with the County Council at 1 p.m. about his recommended […]

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