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November 17, 2018 | 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 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 and carousels, […]

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November 16, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Cold Weather: Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert until 10 a.m. today. Keep warm and be aware of any weather-related cancellations. 2. Garden of Lights: Visit Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, for an opportunity to step into a winter […]

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November 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools to Open on Time Friday Morning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are opening on time Friday morning. The school district posted the message on their website at 4:36 a.m. the day after schools were closed due to the first November snowfall in 20 years. But the decision to close schools Thursday was problematic and upset many parents, who report their children […]

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November 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: Montgomery County launches the Council of Government’s Street Smart program to promote pedestrian safety; Rockville councilmember Julie Palakovich Carr resigns effective Jan. 8, 2019; Fire Chief Scott Goldstein provides holiday safety tips; Montgomery […]

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November 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert until noon today. 2. Community Meeting Regarding Acorn Park: M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks will be presenting the recommended plan to the Historic Preservation Commission for a design consultation on Acorn Park. The […]

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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Update: Wheaton Teenager, Baby Found Safe

Update, Nov. 13: Montgomery County police have reported that Wendy Hernandez and her son, Jason Hernandez, have been found safe and unharmed. Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department are asking for assistance in locating Wendy Orvelina Hernandez, 15, of Wheaton, and her two-month-old baby boy, Jason Hernandez. According to a police report, the two were […]

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November 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 13, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public Schools students get an early release day. For more information, visit the MCPS website. 2. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets starting at 9:30 a.m. The agenda includes a briefing on pedestrian […]

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November 9, 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: Fifty-five percent of registered voters in Montgomery County cast ballots during the general election, Nov. 6; The final episode of One on One with County Executive Ike Leggett; Officials participate in the beginning […]

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November 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 9 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Show Your Gratitude: Stop by the Marilyn J. Praisner library in Burtonsville to write a letter to or draw a picture for deployed troops, veterans, new recruits, and first responders. The library will have all the supplies and will send […]

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November 8, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Bicyclist Killed By BMW in Wheaton

A 47-year old male bicyclist was killed in Wheaton after a collision involving a 2019 BMW M240i on Wednesday evening. The bicyclist was crossing the westbound lanes of Randolph Road and approaching Goodhill Road, when he was struck by the vehicle traveling in the same direction. Montgomery County Police confirm that the bicyclist was not […]

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