October 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 16, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Pedal to the Metal: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on its agenda is consideration of a bicycle master plan. Staff reports are only a click away with this agenda. 2. Voter Deadline: Today is the deadline to […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Senior Forum Set for Oct. 19 at Twinbrook Recreation Center in Rockville

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a Senior Forum on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Twinbrook Recreation Center located at 12900 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. The forum will focus on four major areas: avoiding senior scams, fire prevention and safety, public safety in the senior community and spotting elder abuse. It will be accompanied by […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Libraries’ Speaker Series Features Author Joseph Esposito Oct. 21

Joseph Esposito, author and historian who served in three presidential administrations is the featured speaker for Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) next Contemporary Conversations series. The program will be held at the Rockville Memorial Library located at 21 Maryland Avenue on Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is not required. Esposito will discuss his book Dinner in […]

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October 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 15, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Who’s a Good Doggy? Adoption fees are waived through Oct. 25 at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road. Open at noon, except Wednesdays. 2. SMOB meeting: Student Member of the Board Ananya […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 12 – Oct. 14

The Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery and Studio Tours is a unique opportunity to take a self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries located on farms or barns in the scenic countryside. The tour includes 15 destinations that represent more than 50 fine visual, sculptural, textile and beverage (beer, wine and tea) artists. The popular Oktoberfest […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: County Council approves a measure to help local breweries and wineries increase their incomes; Montgomery County Public Schools participate in Walk to School Day activities; County Executive Ike Leggett cuts the ribbon of […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Hoyles Mill Conservation Park Closed: The park in Boyds is closed today for the county’s annual deer population management operation. 2. Lunch with the Mayor: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart invites residents to a monthly lunch featuring restaurants located in the Takoma Langley Crossroads area. […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Receives Perfect Score for LGBTQ Support

For a second year in a row, the city of Rockville has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Municipal Equality Index. More than 500 cities from across the country, including 10 in Maryland, were rated by the HRC on their commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, […]

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October 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Rain and wind are in the forecast. Here are five things to know today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Communication Strategies: The Alzheimer’s Association leads this free workshop to help families learn strategies to communicate with a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  From 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Inter-Faith […]

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October 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Dawson’s, Parking, Rent Major Issues on Rockville Town Square

Residents had three main concerns about Rockville Town Square at a Tuesday night meeting: Fight to keep Dawson’s open. Do something about the parking. Examine what’s happening to rents that are forcing businesses out. A couple of hundred people packed into a meeting room at VisArts to share their thoughts about what’s happening to the […]

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