Gaithersburg

August 25, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, Aug. 26 – 28 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, August 26:  Retrospect perform at the Bethesda Metro Station Plaza from 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Soul Gravity playing acoustic rock at 6:30 p.m. Free. Wrap the work week up with Gaithersburg’s Zumba in […]

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August 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Back to School Shopping is In Full Swing (VIDEO)

It’s that time of year. Montgomery County families are preparing for the first day of school by shopping for new clothes and school supplies. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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August 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Council Office Building

What’s Open and What’s Not on Labor Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Labor Day, Monday, September 5: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all County liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All stores with Monday deliveries will get their morning deliveries at the normal time. Recreation – […]

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August 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Education meets today in both closed and public sessions. You can peruse the BOE agenda, here. 2. The 2016 Power Conference: Women Doing Business takes place today at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. 3. […]

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August 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Five Things You Need to Know: Back to School Special (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools is preparing to welcome more than 159,000 students on the first day of school. That’s about 2,500 more students than last year. What else do you need to know? Watch our Back to School special, below, for five things to keep you in the know this school year. Our coverage includes a […]

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August 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Community Police Academy for Spanish-Speaking Residents Begins on Sept. 8th

Save the date! The Montgomery County Police Department’s Community Police Academy for Spanish-speaking residents begins on Sept. 8th. Classes meet on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with graduation planned for December 15th (a 15-week academy).  This program is free of charge, and classes are taught in Spanish. More information about the Community Police […]

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August 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Police are investigating an overnight death in Burtonsville as a homicide. 2. Shop at any Whole Foods Market in Montgomery County today and five percent of all purchases will go to Manna Food Center. 3. The Montgomery Charter Review Commission meets at […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Public Art in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg unveiled a new sculpture of former Mayor Ed Bohrer at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm earlier this year. Find out more about the city’s public art in this report, below:

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the first day of school for students at Our Lady of Good Counsel high school in Olney. 2. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers also return to class today. When MCPS buses roll out next Monday to pick up students, there will be […]

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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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State Plans to Spray for Mosquitoes Tonight In Gaithersburg and Wheaton

UPDATED The Maryland Department of Agriculture is expanding its mosquito control services in two areas of Montgomery County tonight due to a public health concern over the potential for mosquito-borne diseases, including the West Nile virus and the Zika virus. Julie Oberg, the agriculture department’s communications director, said that mosquito control truck-based spraying will take […]

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