Communities

April 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Leggett Recognizes Local Program’s Initiative in Helping Students

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined leaders from Linkages to Learning during a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the organization’s 25 years of working with the community and to recognize its volunteers, donors, and staff. Linkages to Learning is a comprehensive school-based prevention and intervention initiative that works in partnership with Montgomery County Pubic Schools, the Department […]

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April 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

2020 Vision: Golden Temple on the Capital Beltway Will Open to the Public

The golden temple that stretches toward the sky on I-495 is an iconic monument that bears a conundrum for residents. But not for long. For the first time since it was built in 1974, the mysteries behind the golden spires near the Capital Beltway will be unveiled to the public in 2020, church leaders from […]

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April 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Construction Continues in Bethesda at 7272 Wisconsin Ave, Site of Future Purple Line Station

Construction continues at 7272 Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Bethesda, the site of the former Apex Building. The site housed a Regal Cinemas and the offices of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. The building was demolished last year by developer Carr Properties. Carr plans to replace the Apex Building with office and apartment towers. […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public Hearing on Proposed Property Tax Increase Takoma Park Set for Wednesday

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed real property tax rate increase for FY 2019 on April 25 in the Community Center Auditorium located at 7500 Maple Avenue. Starting this July, the estimated real property assessable base will increase from $2.2 billion to $2.3 billion, according to city officials.  The current tax […]

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April 21, 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 20, 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 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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