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November 10, 2021 | Collin Riviello

2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival Will Be In-Person

Seeing a frenzy of pink flowers along the Tidal Basin in the nation’s capital will no longer be just a virtual, 2D experience. Organizers for the National Cherry Blossom Festival announced Tuesday that next year’s festival will be in-person. “DC is open and that means that the National Cherry Blossom Festival is back in person,” […]

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March 31, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Gaithersburg Man Charged and Arrested for First-Degree Rape

Joseph Holland, a 34-year-old resident of Gaithersburg, faces a charge of first-degree rape of an adult female victim. Holland was arrested on March 26 on the strength of a criminal warrant according to The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). Detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) of MCPD have determined that the suspect met […]

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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery College Cancels Weekend Classes, Moves to Remote Learning

Montgomery College announced Wednesday that classes scheduled Thursday though Saturday are canceled amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard said in an email to the campus community that after spring break—which is March 16 through 20—the college would transition to remote learning from March 23 to April 3. The decision was […]

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February 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two MCPS Students Charged with Rape of Minors

Two Montgomery County high school students are in jail after being charged with raping young girls. Both incidents are unrelated and occurred off school property. Arrested were Jonathan Coreas-Salamanca, 20, a resident of Silver Spring and a student at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring; and Ivan Reyes Lopez, 19, who lives in Silver […]

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March 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Happy first day of Spring! Today is Wednesday, March 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Networking Event: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is hosting an “After Five Mixer” at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Gaithersburg from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Stop by and network with other professionals while enjoying food […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 20, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Happy spring! Here are five things to know today, March 20th, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council has a busy week ahead. The Bethesda Downtown Plan, Montgomery College and school bus cameras are just some of the topics the elected leaders will be addressing this week. Find out more, here. 2. Parents and […]

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March 18, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, March 18 – 20 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, March 18 The fourth annual Bethesda Film Fest returns to Imagination Stage and features five short documentaries made by local filmmakers. Screenings tonight are at 7 and 9 p.m. The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s production of Becoming Sugar Plum is tonight at 7 p.m. at […]

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March 24, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday! Here are your five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS students should know by the end of the day when their summer vacation begins. 2. Montgomery County Police headed to Beford County, Va. Monday in connection to the Lyon sisters’ disappearance. 3. The Montgomery County Council meets today and the fiscal […]

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March 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 23, in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! Here are your five things to know today, March 23, in Montgomery County: 1. There was a special fan at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay women’s basketball game in College Parkon Saturday. 2. The Montgomery County Council committees will meet today, on the agenda are CIP Projects at MCPS. 3. Montgomery and P.G counties are to talk […]

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March 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 20, in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Enjoy the spring snow. Here are your five things to know today, March 20, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control will hold its third meeting today. The Committee will hear from representatives from restaurants, beer and wine stores and liquor distributors. 2. County Councilmember Hans […]

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