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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 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Health Care Entrepreneur Enters County Executive Race

Another name has entered the 2018 race for Montgomery County executive. David Blair, 48, of Potomac has said he plans to run in the Democratic primary. Blair calls himself a progressive Democrat supporting affordable and accessible health care. His website, blairformontgomery.com, focuses on taking the county to “the next level.” On his website, Blair says […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

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 find out. For the month of October, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Garfield Eats Crow: His […]

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November 2, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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

UPDATE: MCPS schools observe an early release day for K-8 grades on Nov. 10. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers […]

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October 31, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Happy Halloween! Here’s five things to know today, Oct. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session: The Montgomery County Council will meet today at 9:30 a.m. Proclamations recognizing National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the Silver Spring Zombie Walk; confirmations of the County Executive’s appointments; and a bill that would exempt certain public pools from the […]

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October 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 30 in Montgomery County

What do you need to know for Oct. 30? Here are five things: 1. Bethesda Booming: A single controlled blast is planned between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for the MD 355/Rockville Pike Crossing Project near Walter Reed and the Medical Center Metro Station in Bethesda. A warning siren will sound about five minutes before […]

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October 27, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

County Golf Stars at State Championship (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County High Schools in the 3A/4A division took many top honors this week in the MPSSAA State Golf Championship. Over the period of three days the University of Maryland Golf Course hosted the state championship with the 3A/4A playing on Monday, 1A/2A playing on Tuesday and the top low score finishers all competing on […]

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October 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 27 in Montgomery County

What do you need to know for Oct. 27? Here are five things: 1. Hate Classical Music?: Or do you just think you hate classical music? A session from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Potomac Senior Center, 13850 Travilah Road, Rockville. Center director TeAnna Abraham will explore the works of Mozart, Bach, […]

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October 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Yappy Hour: Enjoy music and food at Yappy Hour sponsored by Montgomery Parks and the Bethesda Urban Partnership. The pop-up dog park will consist of a small dog area and a large dog enclosure area for well-socialized dogs. We are howling about Yappy […]

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October 25, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 25, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. State Golf State Finals: The last day of the State Golf Tournament takes place today at the University of Maryland College Park golf course. Good luck to Whitman, Churchill, Wootton, and Sherwood teams and the many individual players from Montgomery County. […]

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