Articles by Michelle Queen

January 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week In Review

Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Charlotte Davis, Jennifer Grinnell, Dr. Bruce Fowler, and Brett Meyers. Evans and the panel discuss the Rural Maryland Council legislative priorities with Charlotte Davis, the county’s annual Point-in-Time (PIT) homeless count with Jennifer Grinnell, a project to bring clean water to rural […]

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January 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools Close Wednesday, Jan. 17

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools are now closing today, due to unsafe road conditions. Administrative offices are open on time. Day care programs in school buildings may remain open as scheduled. Urgent Update: Due to unsafe road conditions affecting school transportation, Montgomery County Public Schools is now closing schools today, January 17, 2018. Administrative offices […]

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January 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat.

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January 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Holiday Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Here’s a look of what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Jan. 15, which is also Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County police officers receive training of use of Narcan, Police Chief Tom Manger comments; Discovery Communications announces plans to move Silver Spring headquarters to New York; Takoma Park has a […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week In Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Chuck Short, Elaine Apter, Trish Evans, and Fred Evans. Mooers and the panel discuss the county’s work to address the opioid crisis with Chuck Short, the state legislative session with Elaine Apter, Rockville Villages with Trish Evans, and next week’s celebration […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber and Launch Workplaces present a training session on sexual harassment in the workplace today at 8 a.m. The event is free to attend with advance registration at www.ggchamber.org. 2. Name That Park: The deadline to […]

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January 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Name That Park, Rockville Needs Your Help

A new park being planned in Rockville needs a name, and city officials are inviting the public to submit suggestions. The future park, which is located in the Chestnut Lodge neighborhood, is made up of three parcels totaling 6.5 acres. The park is located at 500 W. Montgomery Avenue. The city acquired the land earlier […]

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January 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 12-14: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s MLK Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back […]

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January 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Invites Residents to January Meetings on Master Plan Update (VIDEO)

As part of Rockville 2040, the city will hold open house meetings Jan. 11, 16 and 20 to provide residents with feedback on the draft policies and concepts for the update to the city’s comprehensive master plan. Rockville 2040 is the city’s initiative, which began with a community kickoff meeting May 9, 2015, to update […]

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