January 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Chamber of Commerce Hosts Seminar on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Allegations of sexual harassment from victims across the country sparked local leaders to hold a workshop around the issue in Montgomery County. The workshop, sponsored by the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce and Launch Workplaces, focused on identifying and preventing harassment in the workplace. “Kicking off the new year, we want to make sure that people […]

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January 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Holiday Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Here’s a look of what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Jan. 15, which is also Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber and Launch Workplaces present a training session on sexual harassment in the workplace today at 8 a.m. The event is free to attend with advance registration at 2. Name That Park: The deadline to […]

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January 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 12-14: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s MLK Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back […]

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January 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 10 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. General Assembly:  Maryland’s General Assembly begins today at noon in Annapolis. Del. Shane Robinson says the delegation needs “to be hungry” to bring home more money from Annapolis. #MGA2018 — MCM-Doug (@Media_Doug) January 9, 2018 2. Narcan Training:  Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger […]

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January 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Officials Want Your Opinion on City’s Budget Priorities

Gaithersburg city officials are asking residents to submit feedback on next year’s budget priorities. A seven-question survey will be available for residents until Jan. 26. Responses will be reviewed and analyzed for consideration for Fiscal Year 2019, according to a news release. “The Budget Public Forum moved online for the first time as we were […]

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January 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays in Montgomery County on Tuesday

The icy weather conditions are resulting in delays at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools have announced a two hour delay today. Montgomery County government offices are opening at 10 a.m. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will open on time.   The city of Gaithersburg has announced the Activity […]

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January 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Virtual Budget Forum: The City of Gaithersburg wants your input as part of the FY19 budget process. 🎵oh the weather outside is frightful … but #civicengagement is so delightful🎵 Take our FY19 virtual #budget survey without even getting up! — […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Va. Teen Pleads Guilty to Killing Gaithersburg Girl Who Went Missing

Just one year after a missing Gaithersburg teen’s body was found in Virginia, her suspected killer pleaded guilty in a Virginia court Monday. Venus Romero Iraheta, who was 17 at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to first degree murder for the killing of Damaris Reyes Rivas, 15, of Gaithersburg, the Washington Post reports. Iraheta […]

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January 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools Close Early Monday due to Winter Weather

Montgomery County Public Schools will end the school day early because of winter weather expected later today.  According to a note posted on the district’s website, schools will close two-and-a-half hours earlier than the regular closing time. Students in morning pre-kindergarten programs and morning half-day Head Start will be dismissed at 10:50 a.m. Afternoon pre-kindergarten and […]

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