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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.

Explore Great Falls Park After Dark for Fundraiser

Special this year will be a night hike to Great Falls Overlook.

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Volunteers Work to Clean Trash Along C&O Canal

Potomac resident Allen Gorrelick runs along the path above the C&O Canal near Angler’s Inn about three times a week.

After 23 Years on the Canal

Kevin Brandt, C&O Canal National Historical Park superintendent, retires.

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Sharing MacArthur Boulevard

As more people flock to the C&O Canal National Historic Park during the pandemic, some vehicle/bicycle conflicts have had serious consequences.

Residents of the area of MacArthur Boulevard near Old Angler’s Inn have long been subject to traffic congestion, illegal parking and sharing the road with numerous bicyclists, all caused by enthusiastic visitors to the nearby C&O Canal.

C&O Canal Superintendent speaks at WMCCA meeting

The October meeting of the West Montgomery County Citizens Association (WMCCA) was held via Zoom Wednesday, Oct 14.

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Swains Share History of Lockhouse

Swains Lockhouse refurbished and open for overnight guests.

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184.5 Mile Long C&O Canal National Historical Park Gets New Boss

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C&O Canal Park Celebrates Geology

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Local Charities Need Your Help to Help Others

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‘Fridays with Friedson’ Offer Access in Potomac

Sidewalks, bike paths, police chief, Moms Demand Action and more packed into intimate monthly meeting.

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Annual Montgomery County Deer Population Management Underway

Archery, shotgun and sharpshooting; some park closings.

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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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Potomac Community Village Takes a Walk on the Wild (flower) Side

Many flowers about still along the C&O Canal towpath.

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Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent to Retire

Smith will move to Maine to join his wife, helping care for young grandson who had heart surgery.

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack R. Smith announced last week that he will retire effective June 1.

Growing a Social Network in Potomac

Potomac Community Village seniors and Churchill teens plan intergenerational lunch.

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‘White Elephant:’ Author to Speak at Potomac Library

A satirical debut novel “about a behemoth of a new house in a DC suburb like ours.”

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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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Montgomery County Board of Education Pushes Back Date for In-person Learning

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted to delay the start of returning small groups of students for in-person instruction.

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