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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains […]

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November 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 2 – 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat.

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October 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Quiz on Candidate Financing

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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October 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Planner, Oct. 13-15

UPDATED: Fall festivals are all over the county. Friday The 2017 Pacific Miss Asian American Pageant The Pacific Miss Asian American Beauty Pageant is the largest and most influential beauty pageant on the East Coast. Since its inception, the pageant has been dedicated to embracing Asian cultural heritage and encouraging cultural awareness and community pride. 7:30 […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

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October 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Walk to School Day: Montgomery County Public Schools will celebrate International Walk to School Day today. 2. National Coffee with a Cop Day: TOMORROW is National @CoffeewithaCop Day! Join us for coffee & conversation at any of the 8 event locations! […]

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October 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 3, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. County Council Meeting: Hearing on anti-gang funding, introduction of public election fund changes and the Planning Board’s semi-annual report are on the agenda. 2. Re-Bra Event: Interfaith Works is teaming up with the Brem Foundation to kick off a program to provide free, […]

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October 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, October 2, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Breast Cancer Awareness: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Interfaith Works and the Brem Foundation are holding a ‘re-bra” event for women who have fought breast cancer. The event starts at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center, 751 […]

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September 29, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. First things, first: It’s National Coffee Day. 2. Arts & Entertainment: Check our Weekend Planner for the latest information about concerts, festivals and local theater in Montgomery County. 3. Birthday Cake and Composting: Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton will cut Dawson Market’s birthday cake at 12:30 […]

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September 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

The Then & Wow! family festival at Glen Echo Park takes place Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This annual event revisits the history of Glen Echo when it was an amusement park and celebrates its revitalization as an arts center. The event features kiddie rides, arcade games, videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history. The […]

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