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Upcoming Events April 19-26

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, April 19 POSTPONED to May 17: Live Online Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m. Pre-submission community meeting, proposed Elizabeth Square development, 8601 Georgia Av., 7-8 p.m. County Council Town Hall...
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Scholarships available for college, grad school students

Illustration from Wikimedia Commons. Del. David Moon (D-District 20) is looking for applicants for scholarships that he has available for college and graduate school students. Applicants must live in District 20 and attending, or plan to attend, a community college,...
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Upcoming Events April 12-20

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, April 12 Planning Board applications due, 5 p.m. Thursday, April 13 Movie Night: “Hidden Figures,” Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 5 p.m. Carpe Diem Silver Spring Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1...
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Social & Scientific Systems defends spelling title in MCAEL bee

Graphic courtesy Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy. Social & Scientific Systems took home the Honeycomb trophy for the second year in a row in the fourth Grown-Up Spelling Bee from the Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy. The annual...
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Upcoming Events April 5-13

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, April 5 4th Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 4th Annual MCAEL Spelling Bee benefit, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave.,...
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Takoma Park opens its first official dog park

People and their pets began gathering in the dog park prior to the opening ceremony. Photo by Mike Diegel. Takoma Park’s first official dog park opened to a throng of people and their pets in a ribbon-cutting ceremony held Sunday afternoon. Takoma Park Mayor Kate...
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Summer programs extended due to later school start date

The county’s summer programs will be extended. Photo from CERDEC via Flickr. In a move likely to please a number of parents of school-age children, the county’s Department of Recreation and the school system announced they are extending their summer programs. The...
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Fenton Street Market to host pop-up African marketplace during AFI festival

Graphic courtesy Fenton Street Market and AFI Silver Theatre. Fenton Street Market will host a pop-up African marketplace tomorrow at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in conjunction with AFI’s New African Film Festival, which opened yesterday. The marketplace...
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