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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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November 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hoggle Expected in Court Friday

Catherine Hoggle, who faces two murder charges for the disappearance of her two young children, is scheduled to be in court again Friday. Once again, the issue will be whether she is competent to stand trial. She will be appearing before Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg. The case had been before Judge Michael Mason; the […]

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November 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Six Residents to be Inducted into Human Rights Hall of Fame

Recognized for their visionary leadership, achievements and their efforts to eliminate discrimination, six residents will be inducted to the 2018 Human Rights Hall of Fame by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights at a reception on Nov. 29. The theme for this year’s event is Diversity is Working for Our County. The event, which […]

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November 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Training on Administering Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Montgomery County will offer free training on the prescription medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose known as Naloxone. Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction can register to attend the training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses. The two-hour training will be offered: Wednesday, Nov. […]

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November 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council HHS Committee Meets Monday Nov 26

Montgomery County Council Health & Human Services Committee meets Monday. All committee meetings are held in the Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The schedule of committee meetings for Monday, Nov. 26: The Health & Human Services (HHS) committee will meet at 2 p.m. to hold a discussion on a Workgroup on Meeting […]

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November 20, 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 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

More Than 164 Million Consumers Plan to Shop Thanksgiving Weekend

An estimated 164.6 million consumers are planning to shop Thanksgiving weekend, according to a study by The National Retail Federation (NRF) released Nov. 16. The numbers include those planning to shop on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Sunday, and Cyber Monday. While the survey indicates millions will shop each day, Black Friday will […]

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November 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Working to Improve Safety on Trails During Inclement Weather

Officials from Montgomery Parks have announced they are piloting a new program that aims to improve the safety of residents on wood bridges and boardwalks during inclement weather. Wood bridges and boardwalks can become slippery following periods of rain or snow that could create hazardous condition for trail users. Montgomery Parks’ staff announced that are […]

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November 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Community Media Unveils Inaugural Hall of Fame Inductee During Monty Awards

It was a night to celebrate the volunteers who spend countless hours to create content for Montgomery Community Media’s Website and TV Channels. Dozens gathered at Montgomery Community Media Studios to honor their hard work during the 33rd annual Monty Awards hosted by Barbara Harrison. This year’s award categories recognized the volunteers who had the […]

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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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