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June 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Celebrate Gaithersburg street scene

A Guide to 2017’s Summer Festivals, Concerts and More

It’s officially that time of the year where the days are longer, warmer and sunnier.   Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can soak up some sun while enjoying music, food, art and culture. Sandy Spring Community Day, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 24 at the Ross Body […]

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November 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Strathmore Mansion Hosts Museum Shop Around on Veterans Day Weekend (PHOTOS)

Looking for some creative gifts for the loved ones on your holiday list? If so, you may want to check out the Museum Shop Around at Strathmore Mansion on Veterans Day weekend. This popular holiday bazaar is back for its 27th year and it takes place from Nov. 10- Nov. 13. The operating hours are: […]

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August 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Police are investigating an overnight death in Burtonsville as a homicide. 2. Shop at any Whole Foods Market in Montgomery County today and five percent of all purchases will go to Manna Food Center. 3. The Montgomery Charter Review Commission meets at […]

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October 21, 2015 | Elaine Blackman

Let’s Give it UP for English!

Harry Zubkoff was a wordsmith, an original Word Nerd. He devoted the following musing in 2010 to one versatile, little word. I discovered this musing in his files of emails, as I did many of the writings on this blog. (And, it’s appropriate for Halloween.) English really is a crazy language and, as I have […]

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February 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

WSSC Continues Repairing Large Number of Water Main Breaks

The cold weather is not letting up and neither are the water main breaks. As of 9 a.m., there were 52 breaks in need of repair in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. While 27 crews were on the streets repairing breaks all day, additional breaks continued to be reported. As of tonight, there are 51 […]

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January 14, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery County Reports 2014 Homicide Rate Double’s Prior Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County has had than double the number of reported homicides in 2014 than in 2013. Last year, there were 19 homicides. That compares to 8 in 2013. But, Capt. Darren Francke, director of the department’s Major Crimes Division, said the number is not alarming. He talks about the county’s homicide rate in this MyMcMedia […]

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