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September 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Volunteers Are Collecting Items For Hurricane Maria Victims (VIDEO)

In response to the devastation that Hurricane Maria left in the Caribbean, residents in Montgomery County are rallying together to help those in need. A group of people have coordinated two drop off donation events in Frederick and Montgomery Counties. The first two events will be held on Sept. 23 and 24 at the Friends […]

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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the mental health court initiative in Montgomery County. There are also reports on the Lloyd Welch guilty plea for the abduction and murder of Katherine and Sheila Lyon from Wheaton Plaza in 1975, county flu vaccination clinic schedule, the groundbreaking ceremony […]

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September 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 22 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. First Day of Fall: The season starts at 4:02 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Fall begins tomorrow! In the Northern Hemisphere, the fall equinox marks the first day of fall (autumn) in what we call astronomical seasons pic.twitter.com/cB3u1L8tgV — […]

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September 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

DHHS to Host Free Series for Youth and Parents on Substance Abuse Prevention

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services will host a series of free presentations for youth and parents on topics such as substance abuse prevention and promoting positive attitudes, according to a news release. The sessions will be held on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Project Would Widen I-270, Beltway, Md. 295 and Add Tolls (VIDEO)

With I-270 as a backdrop, Gov. Larry Hogan announced three major road projects for the Maryland suburban region Thursday, targeting new lanes for I-270, the Capital Beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. “Added all together, these projects will substantially and dramatically improve our state highway system and traffic throughout the region,” Hogan said. He estimated the […]

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September 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 22 – 24

Here are some ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Sept. 22 Noon – 9 p.m, The Armenian Food Festival features traditional foods, music, handicrafts, and more, Scoorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Drive, Bethesda. 1 p.m. & 2 p.m., Interact Story Theatre presents The Legend of Pufferfish Pat for children and their families at Montgomery […]

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September 21, 2017 | Mandi Wyndham

It’s Back! Explorer Post 1921 & Explorer Club 995

I am excited to announce that MCM’s Media Explorer program is back for the fall and will begin on Tuesday, September 26. This is such a great way to get your teen involved, creating and learning about new ways to express themselves using media. Explorer Programs give real hands-on multimedia production experience for the youth in […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 21 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. No School: Montgomery County Public Schools are off for the Rosh Hashana holiday. 2. Transportation Announcement: Gov. Larry Hogan will make a transportation announcement at 10:30 a.m. in the Md. 124 Ridesharing Lot in Gaithersburg. 3. Bicyclists Meet: The Montgomery County Bicycle […]

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September 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know for Sept. 20 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 20, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Preparedness Fair: Johns Hopkins University’s Montgomery County Campus sponsors an emergency preparedness fair to encourage families, businesses and communities to be ready for emergencies. 2. Online Discussion: County Executive Ike Leggett holds an online town hall meeting from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. County residents […]

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Seventh Candidate Enters Democratic Primary for Governor

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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