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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal arts and crafts shows, but guess there are more in the county. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

What’s Open and Closed on the National Day of Mourning?

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in the United States. Therefore, the federal government will close to honor the 41st president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94. Coinciding with this declaration, Governor Larry Hogan also announced that Maryland State Government will close to honor President […]

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December 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Santa Plans Visits to Rockville Neighborhoods with Menorah Run Tuesday

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) is once again helping Santa make his annual tour of Rockville. The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department posted the 2018 schedule for Santa’s Tour and Menorah Run on their website and Facebook page. He has a busy schedule with so many neighborhoods in Rockville to visit. His visits will be […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

How Are Montgomery County Residents Paying Tribute to President Bush?

We want to hear from Montgomery County residents about the impact President George H.W. Bush had on their lives. As such, we are interested in the following: Photos you may have with President George H.W. Bush or his family members. Thoughts on what he contributed to the country, or to your life personally. You can […]

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December 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Activates Extreme Cold Plan for Tuesday Morning

Montgomery County has issued a Hypothermia Alert for Tuesday beginning at 2 a.m. and until noon due to extreme wind chill. Make sure to dress warmly if outdoors. Pets should be kept indoors if they aren’t suprevised. The best way to protect yourself from hypothermia is staying indoors, if possible.  County officials urge residents to […]

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December 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Hogan’s Redistricting Commission

Susan Heltemes is the host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss Governor Hogan’s redistricting commission and what to expect from the new County Council and County Executive, who take office on Monday, Dec. 3. This week’s panel of political observers includes John Hurson, Mark Uncapher, […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the village” can do more to serve as an incubator for its nonprofits. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Kim Jones, executive […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Area Residents Asked Elrich About Arts, Mental Health, and Immigration

During his listening session at Olney Elementary School on Thursday, Montgomery County residents in the Olney area asked County Executive-elect Marc Elrich about a number of things. Some residents were curious about Elrich’s efforts to improve access to help for mentally ill individuals. Other residents wanted to know what Elrich would do to ensure the […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Six Honorees Inducted Into Montgomery County’s Human Rights Hall of Fame

Montgomery County’s Department of Human Rights inducted six new honorees into the Human Rights Hall of Fame at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Indeed, the award recognizes individuals who made sacrifices to combat discrimination and promote inclusion. The theme for this years celebration was “Diversity is Working For Our County.” The inductees […]

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November 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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