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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: Montgomery County government will observe the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28. County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter […]

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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, May 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Time: The Montgomery County Council continues work on the fiscal 2019 budget with a session that starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Third Floor Council Room. Here’s the agenda. 2. Meeting the Media: Council President Hans Riemer will meet reporters […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here Are 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Montgomery County

American’s will spend $23 billion for Mother’s Day this year, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. Most consumers will spend their dollars in department stores, shop online, head to specialty stores, but that’s not all. Nearly half of Americans will either dine out or order takeout for Mothers’s Day, and yes, this […]

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May 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 7 in Montgomery County

Expect some clouds and highs in the low 70s today. You might even call it spring. While you’re enjoying the pleasant weather, here are five things to know for Monday, May 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Work: The Montgomery County Council has a session at 9:30 a.m. and one of the main agenda items […]

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April 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

A Guide to 2018’s Spring Festivals, Concerts, and More

Updated: Flowers, art, music and more, here’s a list of some activities this spring: Kenwood Cherry Blossoms and Spring Flowers, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 10 at the Shops at Sumner Place, 4611 Sangamore Road in Bethesda.  Residents have the chance to view cherry blossoms and spring flowers on  the streets through the Kenwood neighborhood. There […]

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April 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, April 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Polar Discussion: A panel of speakers will discuss whether American politics is becoming more polarized. The discussion, hosted by Rockville Resistance, takes place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. For more information, see […]

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April 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place April 28 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services are participating in the national event, which is meant to prevent […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 10:30 a.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, heavy rain is falling across the area. Up to two inches have already fallen and more rain is expected. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Aspen […]

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