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2021 

Perfect Lil Smokies There are many recipes for Lil Smokies but this one I like the best: 2 (16 Oz) packages Little Smokies Sausages 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup Dijon mustard Mix brown sugar, ketchup, and Dijon mustard in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil on medium heat. Pour sa...
09/13/2021
New Online Library Catalog, Montgomery County, MarylandMontgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will launch a brand-new online library catalog, Aspen Discovery, on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.  MCPL’s online catalog is the tool customers use to explore the collection and find materials they want and ne...
09/12/2021
  Is This The Right Time To Refinance Your Mortgage? Have you been wondering if it's the right time to refinance your mortgage? Interest rates remain historically low, but forecasts are still that they will begin to creep up. If you have thought about refinancing, keep in mind that you need to t...
09/12/2021
Gaithersburg's Inspiration Park – 9/11 20th Anniversary The City of Gaithersburg joins the nation in remembrance and reflection in honor of the nearly 3,000 lives lost on September 11, 2001. Dedicated to those who lost their lives on 9/11, Inspiration Park has become a special place for rest, ref...
09/11/2021
Participants and Volunteers Sought for County Thanksgiving ParadeApplications are now being accepted to be a part of the annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring. The County is looking for colorful and talented marching bands, artists, dance and gymnastic troupes, floats, spo...
09/11/2021
  You’ve seen it before. The telltale sign of a scared agent. Scared of what? Their own customer.  Classic clues are: Their contract is full of every contingency and additional term – to the point of extreme. They won’t provide proof of funds for their customer and have an excuse. They need the ...
09/11/2021
Free Food Distribution, Silver Spring, Saturday, Sept. 11thTomorrow! A Grab and Go food distribution event is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at the East County Community Recreation Center. For more food resources https://buff.ly/3tm9rgmThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announce...
09/10/2021
COVID-19 Booster Shots in MarylandMaryland is laying the groundwork for a statewide operation for COVID-19 booster shots, according to Gov. Larry Hogan.About 0.2 percent of fully vaccinated Marylanders have been hospitalized with the virus, according to the governor. "We are seeing an increase in...
09/10/2021
MCPS Requiring COVID-19 Vaccinations for All EmployeesMontgomery County Public Schools employees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, eliminating the option to instead be tested each week.The only exception will be for workers who have a medical condition that prevents them from be...
09/10/2021
Nectarine Golden Cake RecipeChef Dolores received this recipe from a friend and asked me to share it with you.1 cup all-purpose flour2 tsp baking powderRounded 1/4 tsp salt1 stick unsalted butter, softened3/4 cup plus 1/2 Tbsp sugar, divided2 large eggs1 tsp pure vanilla extract1/8 tsp pure almon...
09/10/2021