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May 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 25 in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 25, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Trone at business breakfast: David Trone, the founder of Total Wine & More, is scheduled to headline the sold-out Small Business Network breakfast at Montgomery Community Media’s studios. Trone is a likely political candidate in the 2018 elections. The topic […]

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May 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 24, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Teen court turns 20: Montgomery County’s teen court started in 1997 and has heard more than 5,000 cases. The court is used as a diversion program for first- or second-time juvenile offenders who have committed misdemeanors including theft, vandalism and […]

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May 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 23, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 23, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Citizenship: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will announce a summer program that will help eligible county residents to become U.S. citizens. The event is at 10:30 a.m. at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring. 2. Frogs: The county Department of Environmental […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 22, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bus Fire: Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a bus fire at the Montgomery County Public Schools depot on Crabbs Branch Way over the weekend in Derwood. 2. Berliner Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is scheduled to meet […]

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May 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Bike to Work Day: It’s Bike to Work Day and there are pit stops across the county, including in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring. 2. Community Coffee: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart is holding a community coffee from 8 a.m. […]

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May 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 18, in Montgomery County: 1. County Budget: At a 9:30 a.m. worksession, Montgomery County Council members are expected to reach an agreement on the fiscal year 2018 operating budget and amendments to the fiscal years 2017-2022 CIP. 2. Montgomery Plans: The Montgomery County Planning Board meets today in […]

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May 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 17, in Montgomery County

1. Heat Wave: The National Weather Service is predicting the start of some hot days with temperatures expected to rise into the 90s today. A code orange air quality alert has also been issued for Montgomery County. 2. Assignment Education: Farmland and Ronald McNair elementary schools will be honored today by State Superintendent Karen Salmon as part of her […]

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May 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Hotel Pool Bill: The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is the introduction of a bill that would exempt area hotels from having a lifeguard on duty at the pool. 2. A Legend: Legendary high […]

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May 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 15, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 15, in Montgomery County: 1. School budget: The County Council has a 1:30 p.m. meeting set to go over the spending plan for Montgomery County Public Schools. The session takes place in the Third Floor Hearing room. 2. Meeting the press: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner meets […]

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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 12, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Busted: Police say the numbers are “alarming.” Automated school bus cameras have caught 10,922 drivers passing stopped school buses since last October in Montgomery County. That’s an average of 88 citations a day. 2. Pedal Power: The 4th District Police Station in […]

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