oct. 8

November 8, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Construction Begins on New Gaithersburg Park

After more than five years of planning, construction on a new park in Gaithersburg has begun and is expected to be completed by early 2023. Pleasant View Park is a planned 9.84-acre park located on Route 28 at the former site of the Consumer Product Safety Commission campus. Patriot Construction LLC is handling the Park’s […]

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October 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 8, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Rockville Bike Drive:  The county transportation department is holding a bike donation event Friday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Council Office Building parking garage at the corner of East Jefferson Street and Monroe Street. 2. MyMCMedia’s […]

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October 6, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Gaithersburg to Host Little Free Library Dedication

The city of Gaithersburg will hold a Little Free Library dedication at the Arts Barn off of Kent Square Road on Friday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. This dedication will mark the fourth little free library in Gaithersburg. The others are located at Constitution Gardens, History Park in Olde Towne and Kentlands Mansion. “I am […]

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October 6, 2021 | Staff Writer

BlackRock Center for the Arts Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

For the second year, BlackRock Center for the Arts is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. The celebration starts with a concert by Jonathan Acosta Friday at 8 p.m. and is followed Saturday with a day of festivities celebrating Hispanic heritage from noon to 10 p.m. Activities Saturday include a street market, local artists, Latino-owned businesses, music, […]

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October 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

UpCounty Hub y el Centro para las Artes BlackRock Celebran el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Por segundo año, el emblemático centro para las artes BlackRock celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. El Upcounty Hub ubicado, de forma ahora permanente, en las instalaciones del Centro para las Artes BlackRock ofrece a la comunidad hispana una forma gratuita y segura de disfrutar de un día lleno de diversión, festividades y celebración […]

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October 5, 2021 | Travis Chase

County to Host Bike Donation Event on Friday

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is hosting its fourth annual bike donation event on Friday. The event was canceled last year due to Covid-19 restrictions. The drive takes place from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at the intersection of East Jefferson Street and Monroe Street in Rockville. The event will be accepting bikes for kids […]

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September 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Baile Salsa en el Parque y Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Montgomery Parks invita a los residentes del condado de Montgomery a celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en el parque de Long Branch-Arliss el viernes 8 de octubre de 2021, de 5:30 pm a 7:30 pm El evento es gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Habrá comida, juegos, música en vivo y baile. Se […]

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October 8, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Sweeteria, Thai Dessert and Coffee Café, Opens in Downtown Silver Spring

Sweeteria Dessert Café, a Thai food inspired café serving sweets and coffee, announced its soft opening Thursday in downtown Silver Spring. Sweeteria will sell a portion of their menu with specials for customers at their soft opening, which may last up to two weeks. According to staff, popular menu items are their homestyle Thai tea […]

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October 8, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Two Dates Added to North Bethesda’s Drive-In Movie Experience

Good news for movie fans who are tired of watching Netflix on their computers. Carpool Cinema, North Bethesda’s first drive-in movie experience, has added two dates on Oct. 8 and Oct. 10. After tickets sold out for Friday and Saturday, the event added an additional day for both of the Halloween themed movies. “Beetlejuice” will […]

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October 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery Positivity Rate Sets Pandemic Low

The Maryland Department of Health reported 99 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. Since the first case confirmed in March, the cumulative case count for the county is now 23,293. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.05% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 13 of Maryland’s 24 […]

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