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August 17, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Reabre Puente Peatonal en la Estación de Metro de Rockville

Después de un cierre de 14 meses, el puente peatonal que conecta la estación de metro de Rockville con Rockville Town Center reabrió el lunes 16 de agosto. Según un comunicado de prensa de la ciudad de Rockville, el puente, que permite a los peatones cruzar la carretera Rockville Pike, se sometió recientemente a cinco […]

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August 16, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Pedestrian Bridge At Rockville Metro Station Reopens

After a 14 month closure, the pedestrian bridge connecting the Rockville Metro station to Rockville Town Center will reopen Monday, Aug. 16. According to a press release from the City of Rockville, the bridge, which allows pedestrians to cross over Rockville Pike, recently underwent five months of repair work. The pedestrian bridge linking Rockville Town […]

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August 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 16. Mostly cloudy today with a few showers and thunderstorms. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues in Gaithersburg. It’s Family Day, which means free admission for youth ages 11 and under. Face masks must be worn indoors in the […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Animal Services Hosts ‘Pocket Pet Palooza’

For two weeks, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will waive adoption fees for small animals. Following the success of July’s cat adoption event which led to a record-breaking 162 adoptions, the non-profit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW) will now sponsor “Pocket Pet Palooza.” The promotional event for small […]

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August 11, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Vote for Your Favorite Student Vaccine Video

A public service announcement contest, “Take Your Shot”, was launched to encourage students to educate fellow young people about the COVID-19 vaccine. Now the top 16 submissions from the contest compete online to see who is the fan favorite. The video that gets the most likes on YouTube will be declared the winner. And its […]

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August 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Recreation Department Extends Summer Camps at Six Community Centers 

The Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) Department extended summer camp programs at select recreation centers to serve families that benefit from the department’s financial assistance program. Per a release from the county, the following centers will extend camps, to begin Monday, Aug. 9 and Aug. 16: East County Community Center (Silver Spring) Good Hope Community Center […]

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July 27, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Silver Spring Resident Wins $50,000 Scholarship from VaxU Lottery

A resident of Silver Spring was awarded a $50,000 VaxU lottery scholarship yesterday, July 26, according to the Maryland Higher Education Commission. This resident is the third Montgomery County VaxU scholarship winner out of six Marylanders. A resident from Potomac and a resident from Silver Spring were chosen in the first drawing on July 12.  […]

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July 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Fair Returns in August With Rides, Animals, and Vaccines

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns to Gaithersburg for its 72nd year of operation on Aug. 13 through Aug. 21. A Montgomery County tradition, the fair attracts more than 200,000 visitors each year. Last year, because of the coronavirus, the fair was canceled. So guests didn’t get to enjoy carnival rides, farm animals, and chocolate […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Officially Returns August 13

Get ready for chocolate-covered bacon, pig races, carnival rides, and much more. A summer tradition is returning to Gaithersburg in August, after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, which started in 1945, will officially return for its “9 Best Days of Summer” on August 13 at 3 p.m. […]

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