Law would ensure dogs off leash are legal in municipal dog parks

Grand opening of Takoma Park Dog Park. Photo by Mike Diegel. Dogs would be legally off leash in dog parks established by municipalities under legislation recently introduced by Councilmember Sidney Katz (D-District 3). Current rules allow dogs to be off leash in county dog parks run by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, such as the Ellsworth Urban Dog … Read More

Upcoming Events, July 5-12

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 5 Vietnamese American Art Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, July 6 Vietnamese American Art Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, noon-6 p.m. Jazz Jam, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., $5, 6-8 p.m. Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, MoCo’s Got Talent performers, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m. … Read More

Takoma Park celebration highlights Fourth of July events

Photo from Wikimedia Commons. Takoma Park’s 128th Annual Independence Day Celebration will highlight the local Fourth of July activities tomorrow. The first part of the day will be the parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Carroll and Ethan Allan avenues. Participants will go south on Carroll, turn right on Maple Avenue and go to Ritchie … Read More

Closings, other scheduling for holiday announced

Photo from Wikimedia Commons. Most public offices will be closed tomorrow for the Fourth of July holiday. All county offices and libraries will be closed, as will Montgomery County schools and administrative offices. State offices and courts also will be closed. The county’s liquor stores, however, will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be no trash … Read More