Montgomery County community calendar, April 17 to 24

Cherry blossom walk, African American Health Program fair, History Happy Hour and other events.


Developers target Montgomery County construction fees, surpluses

Montgomery is charging excessive fees for construction permits and inspections, developers say.


Landon 7, DeMatha 6: Sam Lynch’s late score caps Bears’ comeback

(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ LACROSSE | Sam Lynch’s late score helps No. 2 Bears overcome an early 5-0 deficit to defeat No. 3 Stags, 7-6.


Social Security stops trying to collect on old debts by seizing tax refunds

The agency’s move comes after The Post reports on the seizure of tax refunds issued to debtors’ relatives.


Boys’ lacrosse: Colin Zimmerman guides No. 9 Chantilly past No. 10 Churchill in OT

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

BOYS’ LACROSSE | Colin Zimmerman’s diving overtime tally — one of his five on the day — seals No. 9 Chantilly’s 12-11 win over No. 10 Churchill.


Track and field roundup: South County’s Morgan Knight doubles up at Lake Braddock invitational

TRACK & FIELD | Morgan Knight won two events, but Lake Braddock took both team titles at the Lake Braddock sweeps invitational.

As blossom crowds fade, Metro will renew track work

The four-week break is over. Service on the Red, Orange, Blue and Green lines will be affected this weekend.


Firefighters battle blaze in Rockville

(Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service / Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service)

No injuries reported from fire in a commercial building in Rockville.


Montgomery deputy superintendent is finalist for top schools job in Hartford, Conn.

School leader is one of two finalists for Connecticut job, with decision possible in coming week.


Pedestrian dies after being struck by two cars in Takoma Park

The man was crossing New Hampshire Avenue just before midnight.