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September 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Eight Winning Murals Highlight Blairs District Festival in Silver Spring

The Blairs Mural Festival will feature eight winning murals drawn on six buildings in the Blairs Shopping District in Silver Spring. The festival, which will be held Saturday in the Blairs district near the Silver Spring Metro, also features food trucks, face painting, garden tours and games and will run from 1 p.m. to 4 […]

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September 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

photo of Patricia O'Neill

Public Can Honor Patricia O’Neill with Contributions to MCPS Foundation

A visitation to pay respect to the late Patricia O’Neill, who died Tuesday at 71, is set for Saturday, according to her obituary. The family of O’Neill has suggested, in lieu of flowers, that the public honor her memory by making a contribution to the Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation. The MCPS Educational Foundation […]

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September 17, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Damascus-Kennedy Football Games Canceled over COVID-19 Quarantines, Injuries

Saturday’s varsity and junior varsity football games between Damascus and John F. Kennedy High School has been canceled due to student-athlete quarantines and injuries at Kennedy, according to a tweet from Damascus High School Athletic Director Cliff Elgin. Both games, which were scheduled for Saturday, will not be made up and will be recorded as […]

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September 15, 2021 | Collin Riviello

2021 National Book Festival Goes Hybrid-Virtual

The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place from Sept. 17-26 with events being held both in person at the library and virtually. The festival, which celebrates the achievements of numerous authors and encourages readers to explore their own literary interests, will feature 35 video-on-demand programs and 38 live virtual author conversations […]

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September 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Dispose of Drugs Safely Sept. 18 at Rockville Police Station

Residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, Sept. 18. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rockville City Police Department will hold a special Drug Take Back event as part of Rockville’s Goes Purple campaign to raise awareness for opioid addiction. Residents may drive up and […]

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September 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Sponsors Virtual Discussion on Big Pharma HBO Documentary

The City of Rockville invites those interested in learning more about Big Pharma and its role in the opioid crisis to an exclusive virtual conversation with two people involved in the HBO two part documentary, “The Crime of the Century.” The free event is part of Rockville Goes Purple “Opioids: Let’s Talk About It” Campaign, […]

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September 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

BlackRock Center for the Arts Reopens for Performances, Classes

BlackRock Center for the Arts will once again be filled with the sounds of families attending performances and classes this Saturday, Sept. 18. After more than a year of virtual programming, BlackRock will host an open house from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Tickets are not needed to attend the open house, but registration is […]

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September 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Leaders Call For White Oak Early Voting Center

Local leaders say there’s a need for an early voting center in White Oak, and they’re calling for the Montgomery County Board of Elections to make it happen. “Bringing an early voting center to White Oak is really crucial for many of our residents who live in that area, many of whom don’t have access […]

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September 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Safely Use a Shared E-Scooter in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is sponsoring four free clinics for residents interested in learning to safely use an e-scooter. The clinics provide participants with the opportunity to take an e-scooter for a test ride. Safety tips and a review of basic scooter laws will also be covered. Participants must be 18 years and […]

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September 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Board of Elections Seeks Comments on Early Voting Centers for 2022

Anyone wishing to share their thoughts or concerns about early voting centers for the 2022 election can submit their comments to the Montgomery County Board of Elections between now and Oct. 15. The board reviews early voting centers every two years and then submits recommendations to the state Board of Elections. Comments also can be […]

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