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‘Going Pro in Life’

Former Churchill athlete publishes book on life after sports.

Andy Dinkin, who grew up in Potomac and found his life in athletics, recently launched “Going Pro in Life,” a book and seminar designed to help student athletes create a strategy for landing a job after college.

Activities, Entertainment Available with Zoom

Three local groups have joined together to offer Zoom lecture and videos to residents during this time of quarantine and social distancing.

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Artistic Endeavors for January: Montgomery County and the C&O Canal Trust

Two contests open

Montgomery County and the C&O Canal Trust have each announced art contests, open to all, to promote ongoing programs.

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When Will Those Montgomery County School Bells Ring?

Now that we have rung in the new year and the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming available, will Montgomery County Public Schools return to in-class instruction soon?

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Plenty of Thanksgiving Dinner Options in Potomac

Like everything else in 2020, Thanksgiving Dinner this year will be different.

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Early Voting This Week in Montgomery County

On Election Day, only 39 of the usual 240 polling places will be open; better vote early this week

George Fenster arrived at Potomac Community Recreation Center at 5:20 a.m. Monday morning to get ready for the first day of Early Voting.

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Halloween Is Not Canceled in Montgomery County

But large groups are; county offers guidelines for safe Halloween while residents make plans to celebrate

Halloween, a witch’s brew of fun and fantasy, will need a new recipe for this year.

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Last Weekend was a Time to Trot with the Tigers in Potomac

Change is the way of life for 2020, and the Holy Child annual Tiger Trot changed with the times.

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Fire Prevention Week: Time to Prepare

Focus on fire safety and general safety at home and in the community.

Oct. 4-10 is National Fire Protection week, and Pete Piringer, Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) is encouraging all County residents to be prepared for an emergency.

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Houses Selling Fast as Inventory Drops in Potomac

Community, larger homes and yards, nearby parks, great schools drive demand.

Residents love Potomac for many reasons: good schools, convenient to all of Montgomery County and D.C., peaceful neighborhoods, and the sense of community.

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Pursuing Passions Through Disturbing Times

Potomac dance company to perform in Kennedy Center program

Nrityalaya, School of Indian Classical Odissi dance, with home in Potomac, was selected to participate in The Kennedy Center’s Arts Across America live digital performance series.

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Montgomery County Public Schools Virtual Now, In Person Soon?

Despite the controversy about opening schools to in-person learning created by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R), Montgomery County Public Schools students started a new school year virtually on Monday.

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KindWorks Instrumental in Bringing Music to Children in Need in Potomac

They sat in a parking lot in Glen Echo making music with donated instruments while waiting for more to come in.

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Safety Changes Underway on Deadly Section of River Road in Bethesda

Maryland State Highway Administration began a construction project on River Road on Aug. 5 to improve both pedestrian and vehicular safety between Pyle Road and Braeburn Parkway.

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Toy Castle to Close in Potomac

Popular toy store closes after 40-plus years.

Another kingdom has fallen because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Montgomery County Public Schools Plans for Fall Opening

Published draft subject to review

Montgomery County Public Schools announced Saturday a plan for reopening schools this fall.

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Streets Are For People in Montgomery County

Get outside and play…and eat.

For less than a month, Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has had a program in place that allows residents to close their streets to through traffic, allowing neighbors to use the street for walking, biking, visiting or just wandering about free of [most] traffic concerns.

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Pools In For Summer in Potomac

Pools allowed to open as county enters Phase 2 of Covid recovery.

The good news came just hours before the actual beginning of summer. Public swimming pools in Montgomery County could open.

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All Decked Out and Ready to Open in Potomac

Memorial Day passed, June arrived, school is “out,” it is time to open the pools.

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