Category: General News

Upcoming Events, March 22-29

Friday, March 22 DC Blues Society 4th Friday Happy Hour, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Performance Institute Showcase, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 7:30-9 p.m. Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23 Takoma Park Clean Up Day, various locations, 10 a.m.-noon Learn to Mediate Workshop, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 11 a.m.-noon Grace Open House, 8435 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m. Tour National Park Seminary, 9615 Dewitt Dr., $5-$12, 1-3 p.m. “God! The One-Man Show,” Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, 10309 New Hampshire Ave.,...

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Childcare Center Proposed for Veterinary Clinic Location

A Silver Spring veterinary clinic would be redeveloped into a childcare center under a proposal presented last night during a meeting of the East Silver Spring Civic Association. Ambassador Animal Hospital at 811 Sligo Ave., owned by Dr. Sailendra and Aruna Roy, would become a franchise of Kiddie Academy, an Abingdon, Md. company that provides educational childcare at about 200 locations around the country. The existing building will remain, said Grant Gary, president of brokerage services for The Woodmont Company, a Texas-based real estate services company serving as the project’s developer.  “We would actually be constructing the upper floor...

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Park Police Investigating Alleged Embezzlement from Foundation

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are investigating an alleged case of embezzlement from the Montgomery Parks Foundation, according Lt. Jeffrey Coe, public information officer for the Montgomery County division of the park police. There has not yet been an arrest in the case, Coe said, which the department estimated involves five or six figures. “It’s still under investigation,” Coe said. “We haven’t got the exact amounts yet.” An employee of the Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission assigned to support the foundation was described as a “person of interest” in the case, according to an earlier statement from the police....

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Upcoming Events, March 15-22

Friday, March 15 Montgomery Parks Speakers Series, “The Case For Open Space,” 8787 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m. “Titanic” opening night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $20, 8 p.m. Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16 Brain Awareness Day, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Learn to Mediate Workshop, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 11 a.m.-noon Pouring Madness! A Paint Pouring Experience, Plaza Artists Materials, 8205 Georgia Ave., 1-4 p.m. Feeling Healthy and Vibrant, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted,...

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Police Investigating Armed Robbery Seek Help to Identify Suspect

Montgomery County police are investigating an armed robbery at the T.J. Maxx in Ellsworth Place and is seeking help to identify the suspect, according to a press release. The department reported that the robbery took place about 1:53 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 in the mall, located at 8661 Colesville Rd. The suspect approached a cashier, displayed a handgun and threated to kill the cashier. “The suspect stole cash from one of the registers and placed it in a plastic bag. As the suspect exited the counter area, he pointed the handgun at a security officer who had just arrived...

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