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November 6, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Nothing Lasts Forever: Two More Impending Closures at Lakeforest Mall

Forever 21 and F.Y.E will be closing at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg.   Forever 21 is expected to close 111 locations in the U.S. after filing for bankruptcy in September. The fast-fashion retailer released a revised list of possible store closings. The Lakeforest location is one of the few in Montgomery County that was planned to continue operating but […]

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September 27, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Student Member of the Board Proposes That School Sports Count as P.E. Credit

Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Nate Tinbite proposed that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) give high school students the option to get half of their physical education (P.E.) requirement by joining a school sports team.  My resolution is simple – student athletes should be able to earn a PE credit for their hard work […]

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April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Community Members Divided Over Montgomery School Boundary Analysis

More than 100 Community Members Offer Feedback on School Boundaries at Kennedy High School Montgomery County Public Schools’ second boundary assessment community conversation at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring brought out students activists, parents, and teachers. Derek Turner, a spokesperson for MCPS, estimates that between 65 to 70 people attended the first […]

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February 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring’s Dave Chappelle Wins Grammy For Best Comedy Album

Comedian Dave Chappelle won the Grammy Award last night for best comedy album for the second straight year. Many know that Chappelle was born in DC, but he’s also no stranger to Montgomery County. Chappelle attended Woodlin Elementary School in Silver Spring. Last year, Chappelle campaigned for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous in Montgomery County. Chappelle’s […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here Are 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Montgomery County

American’s will spend $23 billion for Mother’s Day this year, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. Most consumers will spend their dollars in department stores, shop online, head to specialty stores, but that’s not all. Nearly half of Americans will either dine out or order takeout for Mothers’s Day, and yes, this […]

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