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November 3, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Maydale Nature Classroom Hosts Community Celebration Saturday

Montgomery Parks invites the community to a celebration of the recently renovated Maydale Nature Classroom on Saturday from 2-5 p.m., according to a Monday press release. The free event will take place rain or shine. It will include a brief speaking program and self-guided tours of the facility. Family-friendly activities provide the fun  — s’mores […]

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October 25, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Park Closures Due to Deer Population Management Program Begin this Week

Starting this week, Montgomery Parks is urging visitors to plan their visits around scheduled closures, according to an August announcement. The reason? Annual deer population management programming — which utilizes “carefully screened, qualified, and licensed recreational hunters”  to maintain the County’s ecological balance. According to the announcement, the deer population in Montgomery County exceeds both […]

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October 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Downtown Rockville Public Art Focuses on Lynchings in County’s Past

During November, the Montgomery County Remembrance and Reconciliation Commission  urges residents to reflect on the county’s past, including the fact that at least three men were lynched here in the late 1800s. As part of the remembrance, six pieces of artwork will be projected onto eight buildings in downtown Rockville. The locations are close enough […]

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October 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Flu Vaccination Clinics This Fall

Montgomery County health officials urge all residents to get vaccinated against influenza and will hold clinics for adults and children in October and November, they said in a statement. Seasonal flu vaccinations are available through private health providers, as well as retail locations throughout the county. Visit the CVS, Giant, Harris Teeter, RiteAid, Safeway, Walgreens and Walmart websites for details. Flu season […]

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August 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Ride a Bike This Fall

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation sponsors six classes for residents interested in learning to ride a bicycle. The classes are for adults and will be taught by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA). The classes target adults who have never ridden a bicycle before or have not been on a bicycle in many years. […]

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November 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Friday’s COVID-19 Numbers: 1,541 New Cases in Maryland, 219 in Montgomery

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 219 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. This is the second straight day the number of new cases was more than 200. The county has not experienced this since May. The county’s cumulative case count now stands at 26,996. The county has a […]

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November 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 6, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Nov. 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. (ICYMI) Gov. Hogan COVID-19 Briefing: Gov. Hogan held a briefing Thursday evening. Here’s our report: Hogan Urges COVID-19 Compliance: ‘Just Wear the Damn Masks’ 2. Free COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available at eight locations throughout Montgomery County today. […]

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October 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Planning Commission Sends Its Concerns on I-270, 495 Road Widening to State

During the Oct. 21 Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission meeting, board members reiterated their “major concerns” with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration’s Managed Lanes Study for I-495 and I-270. Its final comments, including a long list of what M-NCPPC considers “serious deficiencies,” will be sent to the SHA by Nov. 6, […]

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October 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

City of Gaithersburg Seeks Public’s Input on Lakeforest Redevelopment

The City of Gaithersburg is holding six virtual public forums to hear what the community would prefer to see at the Lakeforest property where a thriving mall once stood. To assist with its update of the Lakeforest Master Plan, Gaithersburg has established an online survey that closes Nov. 6. It also will hold six public […]

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October 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Gaithersburg Seeking Input on Future Plans for Lakeforest Mall Property

The City of Gaithersburg is conducting a survey to see what residents would like to see at Lakeforest. The once vibrant mall area is vitually empty and building at the property is in moratorum while an amendment to the Lakeforest Master Plan Amendement is conducted. The 20-question survey is designed to learn what residents would […]

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