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Montgomery County continues event center plans

By Grace Hill | Nov. 9, 2012, 11:37 a.m. | In Local »

Local entrepreneurs have restarted plans for a Montgomery County events center that will host concerts, minor league sporting competitions, high school graduation ceremonies and other community-oriented events.

A day of celebration and service

By Jacob Buchholz | Jan. 16, 2012, noon | In Features »

The third Monday of every January is dedicated to one of our nation's heroes, who is credited with spreading peace, justice and tolerance throughout the United States. Today marks the twenty-sixth Martin Luther King Day since it's founding in 1986. To celebrate MLK's birth, there are a variety of events taking place in the Silver Spring and Washington D.C. area.

Remembering 9/11 around the area

By Myla Sapp | Sept. 10, 2011, 10:16 a.m. | In Features »

This Sunday, September 11, marks the 10 year anniversary of the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. As Americans look back on that horrific day in American history, we all reflect on how far we have come as a nation, remember those who lost their lives and participate in service activities to give back and show thanks to our soldiers and other servicemen. This guide to 9/11 events within Silver Spring and the greater Metro area offers opportunities for everyone to reflect on the 10-year-old tragedy.

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