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Potomac Author Shares Glimpse of Afghan Life

Nadia Hashimi is a good storyteller.

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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.

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Potomac Author To Discuss First Novel

Mark E. Klein, a Potomac doctor and author, will share the adventures of Franklin Rock from his book of the same name during a virtual talk Thursday, Jan. 21, sponsored by the Potomac Library.

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.

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Burke, Springfield, Herndon, Cabin John Irish Dancers Win Championship

Eight-year-old Ciara Foley, Burke, and nine-year-old Gabby Brown, Springfield, were among five dancers from McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance to bring home a championship title from the annual Oireachtas.

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Artists Picture Climate Change in Winter Exhibit

Potomac artist Nimi Trehan said earlier this month that she is among artists exhibiting their works in a show titled Climate Change Through a Personal Lens.

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Pumpkins for Piggies at Poplar Spring

This past weekend was the 11th year that a group of friends collected Pumpkins for Piggies in and around River Falls.

Stopping the Combine: Farmers Can’t Compete for Land in Montgomery County

Making room for enough solar to make a difference.

Randy Stabler stopped his combine in the middle of a field in the Agricultural Reserve to join Montgomery County Council’s virtual Town Hall meeting.

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Election Day in Potomac

Montgomery County had 682,639 active voters as of Oct. 31

Election Day 2020 arrived preordained as “an election like no other.”

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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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.

West Montgomery County Citizens Association

West Montgomery County Citizens Association

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Potomac: Where Newcomers Become Neighbors

Newcomers to Potomac hoping to learn about the area and make new friends have no further to look than the Potomac Area Neighbors Club, a long-standing women’s organization, a group that truly has something for everyone.

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Nature in Potomac

Potomac was not intentionally planned for large houses but it is how many people define us.

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Unwavering Nimi Trehan

Potomac artist explores theme of resilience in time of coronavirus, wins award.

Nimi Trehan, a long-time Potomac resident and artist, was presented with an Award of Excellence for her painting, “Unwavering,” in the on-line exhibit The Spirit of Resilience presented by The Healing Power of Art and Artists, an initiative of Manhattan Arts International.

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