What’s Open, What’s Not in Montgomery County for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Montgomery County released the holiday schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which is observed January 20. County Offices — closed. Libraries — closed. County Liquor Stores — open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m....

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Studio 501c3: Asian American LEAD

Kim Jones and Gabrielle Nash co-host this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that features a new Montgomery County nonprofit organization each week. This episode features Neel Saxena, the executive director for the nonprofit Asian...

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Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year With Numerous Events

Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions,...

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Studio 501c3: Community Bridges

Kim Jones and Gabrielle Nash are the co-hosts for this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode...

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County Holiday Giving Project Assisted More than 11,000 Families in 2019

As we look back on 2019 and set goals for the new year, we need to remind ourselves of the importance of giving back to our communities. In Montgomery County, the child poverty rate is over 9 percent and 35 percent of the public...

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MCPS Announces Two-Hour Delay Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Wednedsay, Jan. 8  because of weather conditions affecting roads. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a...

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 21 and the long weekend is over. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 10:30 a.m. in the council hearing room in Rockville. Here’s a look at the agenda. 2. Gaithersburg Reads: Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has started a community-wide book club […]

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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Whiskey Rocks Clarksburg!

Many of us have stood in long lines for concert tickets or waited for hours to eat in a special restaurant, but imagine waiting in line for 24 hours to buy a bottle of booze.  Hardcore whiskey fans did just that for a special event at the Clarksburg Village Liquor and Wine Store.    

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January 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Jan. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Top Golf Germantown Opens: The highly anticipated Top Golf Germantown location officially opens today at 9:00 a.m. Click here for more details.           2. Whiskey Rocks: Montgomery County Liquor & Wine is kicking off 2020 in style. […]

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January 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Salt-Wise campaign launch:  In an effort to protect the environment, the County will launch the new Salt-Wise campaign to help homeowners and private contractors with the proper use of salt for treating ice and snow. The new campaign will include a […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 16-20

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 16-20. Art Exhibit Receptions:  Strathmore’s 29th annual juried exhibit titled Home explores the sturctural, communal, and emotional aspects of the spaces that make our homes. The second exhibit, Coastal by artist David Scheirer includes whimsical watercolor illustrations of coastal wildlife. From the Eastern Shore […]

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January 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast: El Catracho Cafetero

En el Episodio # 14 de Hola Montgomery El Podcast, Raúl Medrano nos cuenta sobre su motivación de convertirse en exportador de café. Un negocio familiar que le ha traído muchas satisfacciones y que sin saberlo, desde pequeño, al servir el café a sus padres, comenzaba a nacer el amor por este producto que hoy […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not in Montgomery County for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Montgomery County released the holiday schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which is observed January 20. County Offices — closed. Libraries — closed. County Liquor Stores — open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation Centers — closed. Aquatics Facilities — open. For information about Montgomery Parks’ holiday schedule, visit its website. Ride […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MLK Day of Service Offers Many Volunteer Opportunities

Montgomery County Volunteer Center Hosts Annual Event at Marriott Conference Center Thousands of residents are expected to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and teachings by taking part in Montgomery County’s MLK Day of Service event on Jan. 20. The annual event, organized by the Montgomery County Volunteer Center, takes place from 1 to […]

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January 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 15 and it is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. We will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 20. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. State of the County: County Executive Marc Elrich is giving the State of the County Address at 10 a.m. at the Silver […]

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January 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Studio 501c3: Asian American LEAD

Kim Jones and Gabrielle Nash co-host this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that features a new Montgomery County nonprofit organization each week. This episode features Neel Saxena, the executive director for the nonprofit Asian American LEAD with three offices in Rockville, Washington, D.C., and Annandale, Virginia. AALEAD supports low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American […]

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