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By Roy Kelley
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Hyperthermia Alert in Montgomery County, Maryland Montgomery County, Maryland has activated the Extreme Heat Plan for a Hyperthermia Alert for today, June 29, noon until 6 PM. Expect the heat index to be above 95 degrees. Stay hydrated. Take precautions to protect yourself & pets from heat-relate...

By Roy Kelley
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"Kids Ride Free" Program Begins on Monday in Montgomery County, MD Taking the bus around Montgomery County, Maryland  is about to get a whole lot easier for kids and teens.Starting July 1, all children under the age of 18 will be able to take Ride On and 24 Metrobus routes for free. It's all cove...

By Roy Kelley
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Friday, July 5th will be a State Holiday in Maryland Gov. Hogan declared Friday, July 5, a state holiday for 2019. The announcement means that state employees will have the day off to continue their Fourth of July celebrations after Thursday.For the closure Friday, July 5, state universities in t...

By Roy Kelley
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Kentlands 4th of July Events, Gaithersburg, Maryland This 4th of July schedule of events was provided by the Kentlands Citizens Assembly.You will not want to miss the free breakfast hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 16 Kent Garden Circle. For out of the area readers, Ke...

By Roy Kelley
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July 1st Minimum Wage Increases in Montgomery County, Maryland Workers earning the minimum wage in Montgomery County are getting a raise.Bill 28-17 raises the minimum wage every year on July 1, until it reaches $15 per hour in 2022. The first pay raise will be in effect on Monday, July 1, 2019.Ho...

By Roy Kelley
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Day Trip to Monticello Chef Dolores and her friends in the Red Hat Society are on a day trip to Monticello, the historic home of Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, Virginia. They are having lunch at Michie Tavern, which dates back to 1784. Monticello is a great place to include during your summ...

By Roy Kelley
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Pizza Night at Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana, Darnestown, MD For our pizza night, we decided to visit Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana, the preeminent pizzeria in the Metro Area of Washington, DC. Fortunately, the location is near our home in Kentlands. We were delighted with the pizzas and the service ...

By Roy Kelley
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Delaware's Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE After our visit to Winterthur, we decided to have a late lunch at Delaware's Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. Marlene was our server and we enjoyed calamari and oysters. We also had some Delaware beer, the Dogfis...

By Roy Kelley
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Costuming The Crown at Winterthur Chef Dolores wanted to see the Costuming The Crown exhibit which is currently on display at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Winterthur, Delaware, in the Wilmington area. So, we took advantage of beautiful weather for a day trip to Winterthur. We are annual...

By Roy Kelley
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Water Lilies, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA A summertime tour of Longwood Gardens is not complete without a visit to the wonderful Waterlily Display area that includes multiple ponds that are beautifully maintained. I love to photograph the water lilies. Click on the links to learn more ab...

By Roy Kelley
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Don't Leave Kids or Pets in a Hot Car In the state of Maryland, it is against the law to leave a child under the age of 8 unattended in a car, unless a reliable caregiver (at least 13 years old) remains with the child.When a child, or even a pet, is left unattended in a hot car, temperatures insi...

By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery Heritage Days, Montgomery County, Maryland The Gaithersburg Community Museum and Observatory Park are among the many historical sites participating in Montgomery County Heritage Days, a free annual event celebrating the County's rich history, culture and natural beauty. On Saturday, Ju...

By Roy Kelley
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SummerFest in Gaithersburg, Saturday, June 29th Join us for a rousing celebration of America's Independence - a few days early! SummerFest returns to Bohrer Park on Saturday, June 29. It's an afternoon chock full of games, food, beer, live music, and a spectacular fireworks show, wrapped up with ...

By Roy Kelley
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Book Recommendation: The Hunter by John Lescroart The Hunter (2012) is the third novel in the Wyatt Hunter crime thriller series by The New York Times best selling author John Lescroart, pronounced 'less-kwah'. Dolores and I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your summertime reading list. Cli...

By Roy Kelley
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Fishing in Gaithersburg, Maryland Attention anglers - cast your line and try to catch (and perhaps release) fish in a local public lake or pond. With a State of Maryland non-tidal fishing license, required for those over the age of 16, you're welcome to fish at the two ponds at Bohrer Park and at...

By Roy Kelley
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Leave the Cut Grass on the Lawn Mowing season is upon us. The City's Environmental Services Division encourages you to grasscycle. Leaving chopped grass clippings on the lawn allows them to serve as fertilizer, and it is the most environmentally beneficial method of dealing with them. Here are a ...

By Roy Kelley
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Clematis, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland If you enjoy my photographs, please follow me on Facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/roykelley    Clematis is a genus of about 300 species within the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. Their garden hybrids have been popular among gardeners, begi...

By Roy Kelley
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Venomous Snakes in Maryland Warming temperatures mean that snakes are going to be out and about. No need to be afraid, just be aware and learn how to identify them.In Maryland, we have two venomous snake species: the copperhead and the timber rattlesnake. The copperhead is common throughout much ...

By Roy Kelley
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Musica Vita Kentlands Concert, Sunday, June 23rd A classical music concert will take place on the Kentlands Mansion lawn from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2019.FREE classical music concert on the lawn of the Kentlands Mansion, featuring the Musica Viva Kentlands Orchestra with Violinist, ...

By Roy Kelley
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Free Rabies Clinic for Dogs and Cats in Montgomery County, MD The City of Gaithersburg participates in Free Rabies Clinics for cats & dogs throughout the summer at the Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center. There is no fee for the rabies vaccination; however, a City License must be ...

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