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Top Winners in ‘Keeping It Safe Coalition’ Video ContestMegan Lee of Watkins Mill High School in Montgomery Village and Kairo Maysonet Walker of Julius West Middle School in Rockville were the top winners in their respective categories in the 2023-24 “Keeping it Safe Coalition” student video contest sponsored by Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) and the Montgomery County Police Department. The annual contest encourages teams from County public and private schools to create 30-second public service announcements to educate young people about the risks of under-21 alcohol use.The winning entries will receive cash prizes for their affiliated school. In this year’s contest, 59 videos were submitted from 31 schools.Founded in 1992, the Keeping It Safe Coalition (KIS) is an al...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Honoring Our Fallen HeroesToday, we pause to honor and remember the brave men and women from Montgomery County and beyond who have given their lives in service to our nation. Your sacrifice is never forgotten.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens,Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 2973Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Snake Season in MarylandAs temperatures rise across Maryland in the coming months, residents of the state are likely to spend more time outdoors soaking up the sun while hiking, camping, or barbecuing with family and friends. But as humans migrate outside to enjoy the summer months, many snakes will be doing the same. Maryland is home to 27 species of snakes, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and basking in the sun is crucial to maintaining their body temperature and ensuring they survive and reproduce. Most snake species like the watersnake, corn snake and garter snake are harmless and won't bother humans. However, there are two types of venomous snakes in Maryland that humans should be mindful of and be sure to admire from a distance. These are the venomous sn...
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Fallen Hometown Heroes -  Montgomery County, MDHonoring the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Montgomery Commission on Veterans Affairs has an online tribute to our Fallen Hometown Heroes. Discover their stories and honor their memory as we approach Memorial Day. We solemnly remember and pay tribute to the County’s fallen service members who have died in service to our country since World War I.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.Visit: https://ow.ly/v0vi50RJQPv   Tulip, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4356Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Gaithersburg Employee and Team of the Year Mayor Jud Ashman, Sheila Bouley, and Council Vice President Jim McNultyCongratulations to Sheila Bouley, Casey Community Center Program Supervisor, for being named the 2023 Carl Webb Employee of the Year Award. Sheila was recognized for her impact serving the Casey Community Center by facilitating programming, community engagement, and enhancing the working environment. The Elections Intake Team was named Team of the Year for staffing the single and only in-person election check-in station after a contractor’s technical failure eliminated the ability to have multiple stations. Click here to read more.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Clematis, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 4296Canon PowerShot G11 Camer...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
New Date for Truck DayUpdate: Due to expected weather, TRUCK DAY has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montgomery County Department of Transportation Truck Depot in Rockville.  Join us to touch, climb, and explore first-response, construction, and transportation vehicles!This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Hibiscus, Longwood Gardens Conservatory,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1829Canon PowerShot G11 Camera, f/4, 1/200 sec., ISO-250, 18 mm, No flashPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
31st Annual Give and Ride Food DriveGet ready for the 31st Annual Give and Ride Food Drive from May 26 - June 1! Donate non-perishable food items on any Ride On bus or at designated sites and ride for free! Let's support families in need together. Info: https://ow.ly/sOhq50RJ2MxThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, Camano Pet, National Capital Dahlia Society Show,Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3112Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Free Common Medical Emergencies Seminar ARE YOU PREPARED TO HELP IN THE EVENT OF A COMMON MEDICAL EMERGENCY? Join the Montgomery County Community Emergency Response Team to help you, your family and your community in the event of a medical emergency. Date: Saturday, June 1st, 2024Location: Public Safety Headquarters, GaithersburgTime: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.It’s FREEThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Clematis, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 8585Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Gaithersburg Memorial Day Closures and RecyclingIn observance of Memorial Day, City offices and most facilities will be closed on Monday, May 27, with the exception of the following: The Miniature Golf Course will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.The Community Museum and Interactive Water Feature will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.The Skate Park will be open from noon to 6 p.m.The Water Park will be open from noon to 6 p.m. for City of Gaithersburg residents and Aquatics Members ONLY. Sign up for a membership here.The Gaithersburg Aquatic Center will be open from 5:15 to 8:30 p.m.Gaithersburg Police Department Administrative Offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Recycling scheduled for Monday, May 27 will be collected on Saturday, May 25. On-demand bulk pickup for residents whose regu...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA Pack I did some wine and beer shopping at Shoppers in Germantown, Maryland this afternoon. Dolores and I like to sample new selections and I decided to purchase the Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA Pack priced at $17.95.While working at our computers, we decided to try the Atomic Torpedo IPA and we enjoyed it. This is a good variety pack selection if you are shopping for the holiday weekend.NOW AN IMPERIAL IPA This imperial hop collision fuses West Coast and Juicy IPAs, unleashing atomic flavors of lush fruit, citrus, and sticky pine.First released as a DIPA, we kicked Atomic Torpedo up from 8.2% to 9.2% ABV for bigger and bolder Imperial IPA intensity. Brace your taste buds: Damn the Torpedoes, Full Hops Ahead!Find 19.2-oz cans nationwide.  Orchid, Longwood Gardens, ...
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Historic Preservation Month: Ascension ChapelAscension Chapel at 202 S. Summit Ave. is Gaithersburg's oldest church, built in 1882 and serving as a place of worship ever since. Legend has it that a local barn builder might have helped create it, with the land donated by Summit Hall's owners.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Kentlands Photowalk + Imagination, Color Edited for our Imagination Series, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2925 ACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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New Morris Park Playground is Now OpenThe new playground Morris Park on Summit Hall Road is now open! City staff asks users to stay off the straw areas while the seed is growing in, but enjoy this lovely new playground funded with a grant by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Community Parks and Playgrounds Program.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Kentlands Photowalk + Imagination, Color Edited for our Imagination Series, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2888 ACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Fernando Herboso - Associate Broker MD, & VA, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group of Samson Properties )
Welcome to 19852 Vaughn Landing Dr, Germantown, MD 20874. This attractive brick front end unit townhouse is nestled in a highly sought-after subdivision, offering a perfect blend of style, comfort, and convenience. Boasting three spacious bedrooms and 2.5 baths, this home is designed for modern family living with plenty of room to grow and entertain.Freshly painted and featuring new carpeting, this home is move-in ready. The separate laundry room adds convenience to your daily routine, and the two-car garage with built-in shelves provides ample storage space for all your needs. The master bedroom is a true sanctuary, complete with an attractive tray ceiling, a spacious walk-in closet, and a luxurious bathroom featuring a soaking tub where you can unwind after a long day.Create an image ...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Flags For Our Heroes Flags For Our Heroes returns May 24-May 27 at Bohrer Park. An array of 700+ American flags will be on display with a formal ceremony taking place on May 25 at 11 a.m. There will also be a worn flag retirement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on May 26. For more info visit https://gburg.md/flagsThis is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Croton, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 8009Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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City of Gaithersburg’s Homeowner Repair ProgramThis family had resorted to catching rainwater in buckets due to severe damage to their roof. Thanks to the City of Gaithersburg’s Homeowner Repair Program, and their partnership with Rebuilding Together Montgomery County, the family of five just received a roof replacement!This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Kentlands Photowalk + Imagination, Color Edited for our Imagination Series, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2868 ACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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80th Annual Memorial Day Parade and CeremonyMonday, May 27 at 9 a.m.Rockville Town CenterThe 80th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade remembers those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. After the musical tribute and ceremony, the parade features over 50 units, including military and community groups, marching units, dance troupes, and more. Click here to learn more.This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement. Tulip + Imagination,, Color Edited for our Imagination Series,Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2899 ACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Montgomery County Outdoor Pools Open SaturdayIt's that time of year! Montgomery County's outdoor pools open Saturday, May 25th! Cool off, meet neighbors, and have fun. Pools open 12-6 p.m. weekends during pre-season. Summer hours start June 15th. Get your swim passes now!More info: https://ow.ly/iOBW50ROOynThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Dandelion, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG_6301Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Farmers Market Returns This WeekendSaturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.Corner of East Jefferson (MD 28) and Monroe StreetsJoin us every Saturday as different fruits and vegetables become available throughout the season. Take your pick of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, cut flowers, honey, herbs, baked goods, and more.Click here to learn more.This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement. Kentlands Photowalk + Imagination, Color Edited for our Imagination Series, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2844 ACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Rockville Public Works Equipment ShowThursday, May 23 from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Mattie J.T. Stepanek ParkHave a kid that likes big trucks or construction? Rockville's annual Equipment Show is back this year for National Public Works Week. The event will feature lots of big trucks, kids activities and more, and is free to attend.Click here to learn more.This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement. Kentlands Photowalk + Imagination, Color Edited for our Imagination Series, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2894 ACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Montgomery County Memorial Day Holiday Schedule The Montgomery County Government, and programs that impact County residents, will have holiday schedule and program changes for the observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27.Schedule changes for the holiday celebrating Memorial Day on Monday, May 27: County offices—Closed. MC 311— Closed. State offices and courts—Closed. State Motor Vehicle Administration offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations—Closed. Libraries— Closed Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27 Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS)—All stores open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Department of Permitting Services—Closed. Ride On—Will operate on Sunday schedule. Ride On Flex and Ride On extRa – Not in Service Flash—will operate on the Weekends and Holidays schedule for the Orange Rou...
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