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April 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Robotics Teams Advances to World Championship

After beating 12 other teams at the East Coast Super-Regional Championships, a local robotics team of middle and high school students have advanced to compete in the World Robotics Championships in Detroit next week. It’s not the first time that Wizards.exe have advanced this far, according to the team’s mentor Rajiv Dewan. “This is their third […]

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April 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: National Weather Service Issues Freeze Warning for Friday

Update: The National Weather Service canceled the freeze watch issued earlier today and has issued a freeze warning for the region from 2 to 9 a.m. Friday. As temperatures dip below 32 degrees, the National Weather Service has a issued a freeze watch for the Washington D.C. region until Friday morning. Lower temperatures can have a […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Forest Knolls Educator Receives MCPS Teacher of the Year Award

A Kindergarten and First Grade teacher from Forest Knolls Elementary School in Silver Spring, has been named the 2017-2018 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Kristen Kane, who has taught at the school for more than 11 years, was awarded teacher of the year during the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration on Wednesday […]

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April 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Public Libraries Honor Staff, Volunteers and Former Director Parker Hamilton at ‘Library After Dark’ Gala

Montgomery County Public Libraries honored staff and volunteers during its fourth annual Library After Dark Gala, Saturday, April 14. “It’s a fundraiser for our Friends of the Library Montgomery County which is the nonprofit organization that raises money to provide so many of the extras for us that allow us to deliver the quality services […]

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April 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland General Assembly, Campaign Season

Susan Heltemes is the guest host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show. Heltemes and the panel discuss the Maryland legislative session, Amazon and the campaign season. This week’s panel of political observers includes Susan Hoffmann, John Hurson, Brigitta Mulligan, and Nancy Floreen. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Library Renamed to Honor Political Leader Connie Morella

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin and Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer, attended the grand reopening and renaming of the Bethesda Library to the Connie Morella Library. Morella served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1979 to 1986, and Maryland’s 8th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from […]

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April 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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April 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Sev Smith, Charlotte Davis, Stuart Rosenthal, and Henry Hailstock. Mooers and the panel discuss the April 14th March for Science with Sev Smith of The Nature Conservancy, the importance of agriculture in Maryland with Charlotte Davis of the Rural Maryland Council, The […]

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April 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

County to Host Citizenship and Legal Immigration Resource Fair

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer to answer question regarding legal immigration. Participants will have the chance to meet with legal immigration service providers in the county and mock citizenship interviews with representatives from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. The resource fair will be held […]

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April 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Manna Food Center Presents Heroes Against Hunger Awards

Manna Food Center held its annual Heroes Against Hunger Awards Reception at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Wednesday night to recognize community champions in the fight against hunger. Awards were given in three categories: Individual Hero, Corporate Hero, and Community Hero, according to a news release. The winners, selected by Manna’s Volunteer Board of Directors, […]

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