sept. 5

August 26, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

City of Gaithersburg Celebrates Labor Day with Picnic, Fireworks

The City of Gaithersburg is hosting its first major event since the start of the pandemic on Sept. 5. Traditionally, the city has a fireworks event on the Fourth of July, but the event was pushed back to Labor Day weekend. So now, on Sept. 5, community members can stop by Bohrer Park at Summit […]

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August 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Animal Services Reduces Fees to ‘Clear the Shelter’

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will participate in the nationwide Clear the Shelters event from now through Sept. 19. During the event, fees to adopt a pet will be cut by at least 50 percent and will be entirely waived for animals who have been in the shelter for more than […]

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August 17, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Metro to Increase Trains and Buses, Lower Fares Sept. 5

Metro鈥檚 Board of Directors approved changes in June that will increase the number of trains and buses, lower fares and add hours on weekends beginning Sept. 5. The Metro will reach 91% of pre-pandemic service levels and the buses will reach 97% with these changes. Officials took the public鈥檚 input into account when deciding to […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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June 22, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Gaithersburg Postpones July 4 Fireworks to Labor Day

The City of Gaithersburg won’t have fireworks or its traditional summer festival this Fourth of July. Instead, due to “uncertainty about gatherings” the city will delay its fireworks display until Labor Day weekend. 馃巻Due to uncertainty about gatherings during the planning stages the fireworks display could not be coordinated in time for the 4th BUT […]

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September 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Conductor Atropella Fatalmente a un Peat贸n en Silver Spring

Un autom贸vil atropell贸 fatalmente a un peat贸n en Silver Spring despu茅s de las 10:30 p.m. el s谩bado, seg煤n el Departamento de Polic铆a del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD). El peat贸n intent贸 cruzar University Boulevard East cerca de Langley Drive, cuando un Ford Focus 2013 lo golpe贸. El peat贸n fue trasladado al hospital donde luego muri贸 a […]

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September 8, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Driver Fatally Strikes Pedestrian in Silver Spring

A car fatally struck a male pedestrian in Silver Spring after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Montgomery County Police Department.聽 The pedestrian attempted to cross University Boulevard East near Langley Drive, when a 2013 Ford Focus struck him. The pedestrian was transferred to the hospital where he later died of his injuries, MCPD said.聽 […]

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September 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo Art Galleries Reopen Friday for September Exhibits, Opening Receptions

Glen Echo Park is home to many art studios and galleries which have all been closed to the public since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture curates and manages three galleries in the park including the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery and Park View Gallery.聽 All […]

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September 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, September 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets:聽The Planning Board is back to work today after their August recess. They meet at 9:30 a.m. with a full day of聽agenda items.聽 Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Senior Forum and Resource Fair: Council Vice President Sidney […]

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September 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 5-8. Marcia Ball:聽聽Pianist and songwriter Marcia Ball brings her signature swampy, bluesy, boogie-woogie roadhouse sound to AMP. The 2018 Texas State Musician of the Year has achieved global acclaim for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she […]

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