March 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Wednesday in Montgomery County

The winter storm is resulting in delays and closings at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools and administrative offices are closed today. All activities in school buildings are canceled. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Montgomery County government is closed today, essential personnel are expected to work. […]

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March 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Officials Announce Schools and Offices Closed Wednesday, March 21

Update: Administrative offices are also closed; all activities in school buildings are canceled. Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21 because of the winter snow storm, according to a note posted on the district’s website. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled. Day care programs that are located in […]

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March 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 19 in Montgomery County: 1. Education Budget Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice, School Superintendent Jack Smith and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard will host a budget forum on county education spending from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at White Oak Middle School. In May, the County Council […]

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March 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Warns of Rabid Raccoon

Gaithersburg Animal Control officers are warning residents of a rabid raccoon on Wednesday. The raccoon was spotted about 1 p.m. in the 100 block of Gold Kettle Drive. The raccoon was captured, euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results confirmed that the raccoon was infected with the rabies virus. Rabies can be fatal to humans […]

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March 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 15 in Montgomery County: 1. County FY 19 Operating Budget: County Executive Ike Leggett unveils his recommended Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget at noon. Watch online at Ch6 (Comcast & RCN), Ch 30 (Verizon) or on the MyMCMedia website. Join the conversation on Twitter, use #mocobudget19. […]

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March 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Biotech May Add Up to 160 New Jobs in Gaithersburg

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, will potentially add up to 160 new jobs over the next five years as part of its expansion in Montgomery County, a news release from Gov. Larry Hogan’s office said. The company – now in Rockville – […]

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March 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

One Year Ago in Montgomery County, March 14, 2017

A year ago a Nor’easter winter storm hit the mid-atlantic are on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Schools and several local government offices were closed due to the snow and freezing rain. We asked residents to share their photos documenting the snow day, and we received photos from around the county. These images included icy cherry […]

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March 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Hope Public Recognizes Truck, Two Men in Surveillance Photo

Montgomery County police are hoping the public can identify a truck or two men who appear in a surveillance photo taken last month at the National Tire & Battery store at 15609 Frederick Road, Derwood, where a commercial burglary took place. The burglary took place Feb. 25, and an employee discovered it the next day, […]

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March 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in February

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 February. For the month of February, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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March 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 5

Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, March 5 happening in Montgomery County: 1. Weather: It’s still astronomical winter, so expect cold temperatures but diminished winds. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. Here’s the agenda. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda. 3. Gun Safety […]

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