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April 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 20 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know for Friday, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Countryside Artisans Spring Tour: Spend a day in the country on a free, self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries through scenic Montgomery County. April 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. 2. Local Writers Showcase: The […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, April 19, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS Teacher of the Year: Kristen Kane, a kindergarten and first grade teacher at Forest Knolls Elementary School, was named MCPS 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year during the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration. 2. Traffic Relief Plan: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-270 and I-495 Traffic Congestion open house: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold an open house at Clarksburg High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight give the public an opportunity to learn about and comment on the efforts to reduce […]

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April 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place April 28 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services are participating in the national event, which is meant to prevent […]

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April 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center Opens New Facility in Wheaton

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Navarro, Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner and George Leventhal, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center’s new facility in Wheaton. The Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center is the county’s welcome center for immigrants where they are connected with educational, economic, and […]

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April 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Last Tour of Duty: Assistant Chief Luther Reynolds retires today and is accepting the police chief’s position for Charleston, South Carolina. A Gaithersburg native and a Seneca Valley High School graduate, Reynolds was a patrol officer of the police […]

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April 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 2 in Montgomery County: 1. Taking Leaf: Rockville will start leave collection today throughout the city. Visit this site for more information. 2. Speaking Volumes: The White Oak Library has its grand opening today at 10 a.m. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Council Vice President Nancy […]

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March 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Image from Wheaton Bank Robbery

Montgomery County police said Friday a man robbed a Capital One bank in Wheaton on Thursday and detectives are releasing a surveillance photograph of the suspect in hopes that someone can identify him. About 11 a.m., a man handed a teller a note demanding money, police said. The bank is at 11241 Georgia Ave. The […]

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March 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 30 in Montgomery County: 1. Opening Day: The Nationals season opener against the Reds takes place at 4:10 p.m. at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. Originally scheduled for March 29, the game was delayed for bad weather. Play ball! 2. Women’s History Month presentation: Learn about five […]

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