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Bella Ballet Plans Open House Bella Ballet at 347 Kentlands Boulevard celebrated its third anniversary on Sept. 10. To kick off its fourth year, the studio will host a Fall Festival Anniversary Party on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.…

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School’s Back With Record Enrollment Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed more than 159,000 students for the first day of the 2016–2017 school year on Aug. 29.  This is more than 2,500 new students to the school system and represents…

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A severe storm wreaked havoc in Montgomery County on Sept. 7.  This Washingtonian Woods home was hit by lightning and engulfed in flames.

Lightning Strikes Washingtonian Woods Home Around 6 p.m. on Sept. 7, a home on the 200 block of Midsummer Drive was struck by lightning. According to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service reports, the attic quickly caught fire. One occupant…

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Public Hearing on Stevenson Property Reveals Access Issues Craftmark Homes would like to build a maximum of 83 townhomes and condos on the 5.69-acre Stevenson property, located adjacent to the Watkins Mill Town Center (Parklands) subdivision and currently zoned MXD…