September 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 17 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Book Festival:  The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival opens today and runs through Sept 27. Events will take place in person and virtually. The full schedule can be viewed here. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight […]

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September 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Investigating Two Fatal Accidents Monday Night

A pedestrian and a motorcyclist died in two separate accidents Monday. A 52-year-old woman was struck by a SUV in the eastbound lane of Veirs Mill Road at the intersection with Farrara Road in Silver Spring at 9 p.m. Monday, according to Montgomery County Police. The driver of a red 2019 Honda Passport SUV remained […]

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September 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Investiga Dos Accidentes Fatales en Montgomery

Un peatón y un motociclista perdieron la vida en dos accidentes separados, que se produjeron el lunes por la noche. Una mujer de 52 años fue atropellada por una camioneta en el carril en dirección este de Veirs Mill Road en la intersección con Farrara Road en Silver Spring a las 9 p.m. del lunes, […]

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September 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September 6: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers, and the County-operated COVID-19 call center – closed Sunday, Sept. 5, and Monday, Sept. 6. County Alcohol Beverage […]

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August 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Animal Services Reduces Fees to ‘Clear the Shelter’

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will participate in the nationwide Clear the Shelters event from now through Sept. 19. During the event, fees to adopt a pet will be cut by at least 50 percent and will be entirely waived for animals who have been in the shelter for more than […]

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July 30, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Top Five Farmers Markets

Montgomery County residents looking for fresh food can visit local farmers markets to find the best produce around. Find everything from organic fruits and vegetables, meats, baked goods, wine, dairy products and more around Montgomery County. Some of the county’s best local spots include: Freshfarm Downtown Silver Spring Market at 1 Veterans Plaza in Silver […]

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June 23, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Montgomery Parks Adds Selfie Stands Throughout the County

In celebration of National Selfie Day on Monday, Montgomery Parks announced the installation of 16 new selfie stands at 13 scenic park locations. The wooden stands have two different ledges that allow for pictures to be taken at different heights for individual selfies or group photos. “While there is no shortage of beautiful scenery throughout […]

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June 21, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Montgomery County’s Animal Services and Adoption Center Ends COVID Restraints

On Sunday, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood returned to its normal operations for the first time since March of 2020. The hours of operation are now noon to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. They are closed on Wednesdays. The Montgomery […]

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June 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, June 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Draft Vision Zero Plan Survey Deadline: Today is the deadline for residents to give input on Montgomery County’s Draft Vision Zero 2030 Action Plan and Fiscal Years 2022-23 Work Plan. It details the county’s plan to meet the goal […]

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June 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, June 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Juneteenth Celebrations: Thursday, President Biden signed into law a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. June 19, 1865, is the day slavery ended everywhere in the United States. Maryland and Montgomery County are observing the holiday today. Here is the […]

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