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Purple Line partners say work continues despite court setback

While the court continued to keep the project on hold, work continues on the Purple Line. Graphic from Maryland Transit Authority. Despite a setback in a federal district court, the Purple Line Transit Partners held an open house at Montgomery Blair High School last...
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Silver Spring Library will have extended summer hours

The library in downtown will operate under a summer schedule. Photo from Wikimedia Commons. The Silver Spring Library will be open for extended summer hours beginning this weekend. The library, at 900 Wayne Ave., will open at 9 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, one hour...
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Upcoming Events May 24-June 1

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, May 24 Progressive Maryland District 5 Happy Hour, Nando's Peri-Peri, 924 Ellsworth Dr., 6-10 p.m. “Meet the Concessionaire,” Purple Line Transit Partners, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd. East, 6:30-8:30...
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Tuesday Evening Links – May 23, 2017

Your roundup of stories in and around Silver Spring: Ellsworth Urban Park will be expanded after house demolition. (Source of the Spring) Montgomery Blair HS Graduation Schedule. (Patch) DC loved Gifford's ice cream, but for Andrew Gifford, it left a bitter...
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Monday Evening Links – May 22, 2017

The United Therapeutics DDomal Project construction site, part of UT's major Unisphere expansion in Downtown Silver Spring. (David Lay/Source of the Spring) Your roundup of stories in and around Silver Spring: Council to Approve Budget with BRT, RideOn Funding....
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Sunday Evening Links – May 21, 2017

Recent Silver Spring stories you may have missed: Ellsworth Place is For Sale. (Source of the Spring) ALDI to Open on Georgia Avenue. (Bethesda Beat) The OUTBOX has Returned to Ellsworth Drive. (Source of the Spring) Woodside Urban Park Getting a $7 Million Upgrade....
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Volunteers needed to assist sexual assault, other victims

The county is looking for those willing to help. Photo from Ellsworth Air Force Base. The county’s Department of Health and Human Services is looking for volunteers to help sexual assault, rape and domestic violence victims and their families through the department’s...
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U.S. break dancing championships here this weekend

Break dancers will compete for a national title this weekend. Graphic from Wikimedia Commons. The 2017 Rock the Box U.S. Breakin' Championships will be held this weekend at The Lab DC dance studio. Sponsored by the Competive Breakin’ League, qualifiers are Saturday...
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