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July 23, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Metro to Ramp Up Services Beginning August 16

Metro will add more bus routes, train schedules and 15 additional service hours per week beginning Aug. 16. The service extension, a part of the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority’s recovery plan, aims to provide more transit options for the region amid the pandemic. Extended service will restore many lines and routes to pre-COVID availability. Metrobus will […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Movies Under the Stars: The City of Rockville’s last “Movies in the Parks” event of the summer will feature Zootopia at Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive, starting at dusk. 2. Rockwood Manor Open House: Tour Rockwood Manor Park in Potomac from 4 […]

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August 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Burtonsville

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a man that occurred Tuesday night in Burtonsville as a homicide. According to police,  an assault call was dispatched shortly before 10:30 p.m. at a residence in the 4500 block of Sandy Spring Road. According to police, first responders entered the residence and located 22-year-old Syed […]

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August 23, 2014 | Staff Writer

Thousands Attend MCPS Back to School Fair

Thousands of students, families, and community members attended the annual Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, August 23 at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. The rainy weather didn’t deter MCPS families from coming to the fair to learn about school system programs, get information about community resources, and have fun […]

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August 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Small Plane Crashes at Airpark (PHOTOS)

UPDATED on 8.25.14 The pilot of a small airplane was hospitalized with serious injuries after his plane crashed, shortly after noon on Aug. 23, while taking off from the Montgomery Airpark, 7940 Airpark Road, in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the pilot was transported as a priority one patient. There were no […]

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August 21, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown

Explore the Arts at BlackRock Open House August 23 (Video)

BlackRock Center for the Arts will hold their annual open house on August 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The day will include activities for the family, performances and exhibits in the art gallery. BlackRock is located at 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. Activities and performances planned for the open house include: “Discover BlackRock” […]

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August 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

Uncorked Wine and Music Festival Set for Aug. 23 in Rockville

You can enjoy wine crafted at Maryland vineyards, cooking demonstrations by local chefs and live music at the Uncorked Wine and Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 23, from noon-6 p.m. at Rockville’s Town Center. Admission is free and includes concerts and cooking demonstrations. Wine tasting is $15 and includes a commemorative wine glass for the […]

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August 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of vials of vaccine

Immunizations for 7th Graders Available at MCPS Fair on Aug. 23 (Video)

Parents of students entering the seventh grade are reminded of the new Maryland State immunization requirements. The county’s Department of Health and Human Services will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations during the MCPS Back to School Fair on Saturday, August 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to make an […]

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