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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 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Teen Who Died from Alcohol Poisoning Had Fake IDs

The 17-year-old boy who died of acute alcohol intoxication and acute hypothermia last month was found with two identical, fraudulent Pennsylvania driver’s licenses, Montgomery County police said Monday. Navid Sepehri of Radnor Road was found in a wooded area in Bethesda and had last been seen at a party on Elgin Lane, police said. He […]

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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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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

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

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Invites Residents to Budget Forums This Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold five forums on the the fiscal year 2019 operating budget this month. The meetings will let residents voice opinions on county spending. The first budget forum is scheduled for Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. “Public forums are […]

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December 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Christmas Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, all DLC stores will open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Closed Dec. 25. Recreation – Aquatic, community recreation and senior centers are closed. Montgomery Parks – […]

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December 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know For Dec. 22 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday Dec. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Health Care Exchange: Today is  the last day to enroll in a health or dental plan in Maryland. Get your head in the game! There’s only one day left to enroll in a health or dental plan. You MUST enroll by 11:59pm Friday 12/22 […]

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December 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 21 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Thursday, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Liquor License Hearings: Montgomery County Board of License Commissioners will hold a hearing on applications at the Council Office Building. Here’s the agenda. 2. Free Child Safety Seat Inspection: Fitzgerald Auto Mall in Rockville is offering free child safety seat inspections. No appointment is needed, just […]

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December 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 20 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Wednesday, Dec. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. New Chief: Takoma Park has a new police chief. Antonio “Tony” DeVaul will begin his first day with the city on Jan. 2, 2018. 2. Blood Drive: The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah […]

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December 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Dec. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Less Waste for the Holidays: “Holiday Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling Display at Brookside Gardens” takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Brookside Gardens 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 2. It IS a Wonderful Life: Enjoy the timeless Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” […]

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