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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day with Sweet Deals

February 6th is National Frozen Yogurt Day and several chains are offering discounts and specials. Here are the deals, which are available at participating locations: Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Buy one frozen yogurt, get one of equal or lesser value free at participating locations. Join Menchie’s rewards program for more savings. We found two Menchie’s locations in […]

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February 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Montgomery County

In addition to National Frozen Yogurt Day #FroYo, here’s five things to know today, Feb. 6., in Montgomery County: 1. Livestream of Tribute: Montgomery Community Media (MCM) will celebrate the career and contributions of our former Chief Executive Officer, Merlyn Reineke who died unexpectedly Dec. 22. Watch the livestream, here. 2. Student Mental Health Forum: Students, […]

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February 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in January. For the month of January, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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February 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. What Our Kids Need Us To Know About Their Digital Lives workshop:  Parents are invited to attend this session tonight at Robert Frost Middle School. You can register, here. 2. Black History Month: Montgomery County Public Libraries have many programs planned beginning today with a […]

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January 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Monday, Jan. 29, in Montgomery County

Monday’s rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Homelessness Meeting: Councilmember George Leventhal, the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, service providers and others will hold a community dialogue on homelessness starting at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 2. Budget Forum: County Executive Ike Leggett holds a budget forum starting […]

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January 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Training Exercise Could Snarl Bethesda Traffic

A training exercise at Naval Support Activity Bethesda could snarl traffic on Wisconsin Avenue over two weeks, according to a notice from the installation. The annual Citadel Shield – Solid Curtain exercises will last from Jan. 29 to Feb. 9 and will include training to reinforce skills and measures to take when an active-shooter, terror […]

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January 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 26, in Montgomery County

Friday’s rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Day off for students: Montgomery County Public School students have the day off. The libraries have lots of events scheduled if boredom sets in. Check out their calendar for today, here. 2. Police Polar Bear Plunge: The City of Rockville Police Department officers participate in the […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 26-28: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan. 26-28. Friday, Jan. 26  Off the Grid Opening Reception This art exhibit features contemporary fiber and textile-based artwork by Montgomery County artists Judy Kirpich, Hillary Steel, Floris Flam, Elizabeth Packard, and Karen Schulz. Jan. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

1. MCPS Early Dismissal: It is the end of the second marking period for the public schools, students are dismissed after lunch. 2. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board will hold a pubic hearing for the working draft of the new Bicycle Mater Plan at Planning Headquarters in Silver Spring beginning at 6 p.m. A copy of […]

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January 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Police Station Opens in Bethesda After Nearly 60 Years

Bethesda is changing which is evident just by traveling down Wisconsin Avenue where any biker or driver alike, can hear the construction happening downtown. Montgomery County Department of General Services Director David Dise called it the “sound of prosperity” early Monday as he welcomed county leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Montgomery County […]

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