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January 20, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Acts Warm Up for Sold Out UnNaugural Concert (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Progressive-minded people, political leaders and representatives from  nonprofit organizations are preparing to show support for their causes at tonight’s UnNaugural Concert. Tickets are sold out for the 500-seat auditorium inside the Cultural Arts Center at Montgomery College in Silver Spring. Five musical acts are performing at tonight’s concert. Nationally-touring groups, including Sweet Honey in the […]

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January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park City Officials Approve Scholarship Funds for Montgomery College Students

Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Montgomery College students thanks to a resolution passed by the Takoma Park City Council. In an effort to support affordable higher education within the community, Takoma Park City Council passed a resolution that allows the distribution of city scholarship funds for Montgomery College students, according to a news […]

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January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Residents Weigh-in on Inauguration at Denizens in Silver Spring

Residents and even some visitors from Chicago, gathered at Denizens Brewing Company in Silver Spring early Friday to watch the Inauguration. Back in November, some onlookers imagined this day would turn out differently. “It’s a very depressing day,” said Denizens customer Matthew, who didn’t feel comfortable giving his last name. “I’m surprised he’s[Donald Trump] our […]

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January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Frustrated About Plans for Bethesda Growth, Talk About Incorporation (VIDEO)

REVISED 1.18.17 2:30 p.m.  Frustrated with the lack of representation from the Montgomery County Council, dozens of Bethesda residents turned out for an informational meeting on Thursday night to learn more about the process to incorporate Bethesda. The meeting was hosted by two groups, the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents and the East Bethesda Citizens […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marriott Selects Wisconsin Avenue Site for New Bethesda Headquarters and Hotel, Leggett Releases Statement

Marriott International officials announced today that the company has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues, and […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

58th Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump (LIVE STREAM)

President-Elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-Elect Michael R. Pence will be sworn in to office on the west front of the United States Capitol. Watch the inauguration live, below.

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on legislation to increase the minimum wage, the proposed capital budget for Fiscal Year 2018, fire safety suggestions and more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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January 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Inauguration Day Tops Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Inauguration Day: Montgomery County government is open but public schools are closed. Find out more, here. 2. Transit Tips: Metro has posted info on its website about the best ways to commute to Washington, D.C. today and tomorrow. 3. Safety and Security: […]

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January 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Government is Open on Inauguration Day, MCPS Closed

Montgomery County government will be open on Inauguration Day, which is Friday, Jan. 20. The Montgomery County Public Schools district is closed. Federal offices are also closed in the D.C. region. Below is a look at what’s open and what’s not in our region on Inauguration Day: County Offices – Open. MCPS Schools and Administrative […]

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January 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Officials Seeking Public’s Input on FY18 Budget Through Online Survey

The fiscal year 2018 budget process is underway and Gaithersburg officials are asking for the public’s input. This year, instead of a public forum, city leaders are using a virtual survey online to solicit opinions on what the city’s spending priorities should be. The five question survey is available from now thru Jan. 27. “We […]

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