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October 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Halloween Happenings: Family Fun for All Ages

There are many family-friendly events in the county to celebrate Halloween. Here are a few: Haloween Eye Spy Trains Take a ride on the miniature trains in Cabin John and Wheaton Regional Parks through ‘Trainsylvania.” Cabin John Regional Park 7410 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville Wheaton Regional Park 2002 Shorefield Road, Wheaton Open on weekends now through Oct. […]

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October 19, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Montgomery County Joins DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 23

Montgomery County residents  have a safe and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs on Saturday, Oct. 23 as part of the county’s participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents can stop by any of the county’s seven National Take-Back Day locations in Bethesda, Silver […]

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October 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Halloween Happenings in the County: Haunted Houses, Forests and More

There are plenty of places in or near Montgomery County to have some spooky Halloween fun. Here’s a list of some haunted forests and houses, live theatre and movies for the scariest time of the year. Haunted Forests and Houses Field of Screams Maryland Features a hike through the Super Trail and a visit to […]

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October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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October 23, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Hillandale Starbucks Burglarized; Suspect in Custody

A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday after police were notified of a burglary at the Starbucks in the Hillandale Shopping Center off New Hampshire Avenue. Police say Matias Concha, of Leisure World Boulevard, was observed by an officer walking in the area with items in his hands. In a press release, police added that “the […]

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October 23, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County Expands ‘Shared Streets Program,’ Totaling 6.4 Miles

Beginning Oct. 23, two portions of Woodland Drive in Silver Spring will be adapted for Montgomery County’s “Shared Streets Program.” The Shared Streets Program began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing additional room for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-vehicular users. This program subsequently limits vehicular traffic to local traffic only, meaning residents, service providers, […]

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October 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Nears Cumulative Total of 25,000 Coronavirus Cases

Maryland, Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 712 new statewide coronavirus cases since Thursday, 105 of which are in Montgomery County. Overall, 14.75% of Maryland’s new coronavirus cases are in Montgomery County. The state’s cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic is 138,691. Montgomery County’s cumulative case […]

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October 22, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Dolcezza Remains Open For The Holiday Season

Dolcezza, a gelato and coffee shop, will remain open on Bethesda Row this holiday season. The news was announced this Tuesday, Oct. 20, to Dolcezza lovers who will miss the store when it closes soon. On their website, Dolcezza said their Bethesda and four D.C. locations will be closing during the month of October due […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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September 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

photo of Great Uncle Harvey by Gabi Mendick at Sandy Spring Museum Makers Among Us Exhibit

Sandy Spring Museum to Reopen Friday, Oct. 9

Sandy Spring Museum Reopens With Makers Among Us Art Exhibit Sandy Spring Museum will reopen on Friday, Oct. 9 after the pandemic closed the museum to visitors for six months. The museum reopens with the art exhibit “Makers Among Us” featuring the works of emerging visual artists. The exhibit will be on display Fridays from […]

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