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October 23, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Rockville Volunteer Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years with Parade

Originally published Oct. 20 The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating 100 years of service by hosting its 100th Anniversary Parade, Party & Muster on Sunday, Oct. 24. The parade will feature antique fire trucks and is set to begin at 11 a.m. It will start on Martins Lane and end at 850 Hungerford Drive […]

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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 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 27, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Tree Limb Crashes Through Chevy Chase Home Leaving Family Displaced

A Chevy Chase family was forced to find temporary living accommodations after a major tree limb crashed through the roof of their home just before noon on Oct. 24. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer captured photos of the tree jutting out from the Chevy Chase home, tweeting out Saturday […]

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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 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Maryland Running Back and Damascus Alum Jake Funk

Five years ago, Jake Funk helped lead Damascus High School to an undefeated 14-0 record and the Maryland 3A state football title scoring seven touchdowns in the championship game against Dundalk. Now he’s a senior running back at the University of Maryland. Injuries have ended his last two seasons and it looked like he would […]

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October 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 24 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Oct. 24. The Nationals take a 2-0 lead in the World Series with their win last night against the Astros. Go Nats! And, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board’s day starts with an agritourism study tour in the Agricultural Reserve. After the tour they […]

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October 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Frost Expected Thursday for Parts of Montgomery County, Cover Your Plants

Cover your plants, it’s getting colder. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins today at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Thursday for Northwest Montgomery County and surrounding areas. The advisory includes Germantown and Damascus. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that frost is expected and sensitive […]

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October 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Community Service Week Continues: Montgomery County’s 32nd annual Community Service Week offers residents of all ages the opportunity to volunteer for a variety of nonprofits, schools, and government agencies throughout the county. Click here for a list of options. 2. Youth Town Hall: […]

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October 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Council

County Council Hosts Youth Town Hall Wednesday

The Montgomery County Council hosts its eighth annual youth town hall meeting Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Council Office Building in Rockville. The meeting will be held in the Council’s third floor hearing room. A reception before the meeting will start at 6 p.m. where students can talk with councilmembers […]

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