Communities

April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nonprofits Seek Reversal of $600,000 Cut in Budget (PHOTO & VIDEO)

About 150 people representing dozens of nonprofits gathered at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Monday, seeking to overturn a 1 percent cut in county funding proposed in County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget. The cut would hit contracts awarded by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, which serve “the […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Set for June 8

Montgomery Community Media announces the first, annual EPIC Awards to recognize and celebrate outstanding multimedia content. Save the date! The awards ceremony is scheduled for June 8, at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. The EPIC Awards (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content) will recognize the creators of outstanding and innovative multimedia content distributed on television […]

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April 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Organizers Say Holocaust Commemoration Is A Lesson For The Community

It’s a day organizers said they use to honor the many lives lost during the reign of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany from 1933-1945. Hundreds gathered at the Julia Bindeman Suburban Center in Potomac on Sunday for a Holocaust commemoration hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC). “Six million Jews collectively died […]

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April 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

What to Expect During Kensington’s Day of the Book Festival on April 23 (VIDEO)

What started out as a side walk display with only 11 authors in 2005 has turned into a celebration of the arts, literature and music for the community. More than 100 authors are expected to join the community and other artists for Kensington’s 12th Annual Day of the Book Festival on April 23. “It gives […]

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April 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Immigration is One Topic of Concern During Town Hall in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Feisty is how Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner described residents during a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening. Hundreds of residents gathered at the Long Branch Community Center in Silver Spring to voice their concerns to members of the Montgomery County Council. For Thomas Nephew, co-founder of the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition, he […]

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April 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, April 21 – April 23 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion currently has two exhibits on display through May 21, the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between. Strathmore hosts two special events April 22, including a children’s talk and tour for ages 7 and up at 10:15 a.m. and a […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Group Opposing Hate to Hold Its First Rally on April 23

Inspired by the recent hate-inspired threats made in the community, a coalition of organizations and leaders are coming together to launch Communities United Against Hate (CUAH) on April 23 at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. The goal of this organization is to combat bigotry, support victims of hate and promote inclusiveness in Montgomery County, according to […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Commission for Women Announces Winners of Girl Power Writing Contest

With more than 100 entries from students and adults from across the county, the Montgomery County Commission for Women has announced winners for its first annual Girl Power Writing Contest titled, “What’s It Mean to Be a Woman in 2017?” A committee made up of selected commissioners judged the winning entries in the four categories […]

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April 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Day in the Life of Montgomery County 2017 Live Blog (VIDEO)

You can see all the #DITL photos, here. This is your source for the latest information about the 5th annual, “Day in the Life of Montgomery County,” an event which takes place for 24 hours on April 20th. Please like our @DITLMoCo Facebook and @DITL Instagram pages to view photos. Share your #ditl photos on […]

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April 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Nancy Soreng, Leslie Wilcox, Shruti Bhatnagar, and Susan Kirk. Mooers and the panel discuss the results from the Maryland General Assembly with Nancy Soreng, an upcoming environmental festival known as GreenFest with Leslie Wilcox, the launch of a new nonprofit Communities United Against Hate […]

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