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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MLK Indoor Pool Will Be Closed For the Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Pool in Silver Spring will close for mechanical work on May 20. During the closure, the pool filters will be upgraded in the facilities. According to a press release from the county, MLK Indoor will “reopen in early September.” Robin Riley, the director for Montgomery County Recreation, released a statement […]

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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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August 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents The Chuck Brown Band Wednesday, Aug. 1

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

10 Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Capital Bike Share Breeze around the county’s new bike lanes or rustic roads on a Capital Bike Share bicycle this summer. $2.00 for a 30-minute trip, $8 for a whole day.   2. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer. The […]

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May 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ten Summer Festivals in Montgomery County

After too much winter and too little spring, summer is finally here! The towns of Montgomery County are welcoming the season with festivals over the months of May and June. Beallsville  MudFest, 12 -4 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Woodstock Equestrian Special Park will feature Mud Holes, Mud Slides, Mud Pies, music, food and drinks. Pre-register here. Town of Chevy Chase Centennial […]

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July 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville This Week

UPDATED Looking for a bright spot? Grab your camera and head to McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area off River Road in Montgomery County this month. That’s where 30 acres of sunflowers have been planted in nine different fields, and they are expected to reach peak bloom in late July. The sunflowers should be in full bloom […]

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July 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Another Hot Day on Tap, Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued

It’s going to be another hot and humid day in Montgomery County and a Code Orange air quality alert has been issued for the entire Washington, D.C. metro region. According to the National Weather Service, a Code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups […]

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July 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Kick off July 12

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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June 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with news that the police department is stepping up enforcement targeting drunk drivers. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer: It’s the first day of summer and Montgomery Recreation has opening for camps. And its pools are open till 8 p.m. 2. Coffee with a Cop: The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee & Tea at Old Georgetown Road […]

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