Maryland Ranked Seventh Most Diverse State in U.S.

A new study that looks at diversity in states across the country ranks Maryland seventh for the fourth straight year. The finance website, WalletHub.com, ranks Texas (#2), Hawaii (#3), New Jersey (#4), New York (#5), New Mexico...

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Leaders Remember and Honor 11 County Residents Who Died 20 Years Ago on 9/11

20 years ago, 11 county residents died in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.  The Montgomery County community gathered Friday morning to remember those residents and the nearly 3,000 others who died.  11 benches around...

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A 9/11 Family Member Tells His Story of Survival

Eleven Montgomery County residents lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. All of them perished when American Airlines #77 hit the Pentagon. Michele Heidenberger was on board working as a senior flight...

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What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September 6: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County-operated...

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MCPS Large Scale Events, Like Back to School Night, Will Be Held Virtually

Montgomery County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Monifa McKnight announced on Tuesday that schools will hold many large scale indoor events virtually this fall as an attempt to curve the spread of the coronavirus. She said...

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Silver Spring Resident Hits the Jackpot with Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket

A Montgomery County resident just became $100,000 richer. The 70-year-old Silver Spring man, whose name was not identified by the Maryland Lottery, purchased two instant scratch-off tickets at Wheaton Winery located at 2211...

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September 23, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weather Alert: National Weather Service officials say rainfall will continue this morning in Montgomery County. Be aware of possible flooded roadways. Showers & isolated storms continue this morning as a cold front inches across the area. Heavy rain will […]

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September 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranked Seventh Most Diverse State in U.S.

A new study that looks at diversity in states across the country ranks Maryland seventh for the fourth straight year. The finance website, WalletHub.com, ranks Texas (#2), Hawaii (#3), New Jersey (#4), New York (#5), New Mexico (#6), Maryland (#7), Florida (#8), Nevada (#9), and Arizona (#10) in the top 10 most diverse states. The […]

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September 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, Acting Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard and other county officials will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County […]

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September 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 21, In Montgomery County

It’s time to take out old Earth, Wind & Fire records because it’s the (sort of) official day of dancing in September. Did you remember, tonight will be the 21st night of September? Clouds are in today’s forecast, but maybe we can change that by chasing the clouds away with our hearts ringing and souls […]

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September 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Poolesville Residents ‘Really Wanted to Get Out and Enjoy’ Town’s Special Day

Residents were excited to join day-long fun and festivities at Poolesville Day 2021 on Saturday, one year after the event was canceled due to COVID-19. Previous Post: Residents Enjoy Poolesville Day 2021 After Cancellation Last Year

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September 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Committee Meetings:  The Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee (PHED) and the Public Safety Committee (PS) meet Monday. The morning PHED meeting starts at 9:15 a.m. may be watched live here. Find the agenda and staff reports here. […]

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September 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Enjoy Poolesville Day 2021 After Cancellation Last Year

Poolesville Day 2021 was held Saturday by Whalen Commons, after being canceled last year due to COVID-19. This year marked the 29th annual Poolesville Day. The morning began with a parade. Vendors lined Fisher Avenue and kids played on a moonbounce and rock climbing wall. Bands performed at the commons while residents enjoyed food and […]

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September 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo del Condado Celebrará el Mes de la Herencia Hispana el 21 de Septiembre

El martes, 21 de septiembre a las 9:15 a.m. el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery celebrará su octava conmemoración anual del Mes de la Herencia Hispana presentada por la Concejal Navarro junto con el Presidente del Concejo Tom Hucker y el Vicepresidente Gabe Albornoz. El tema principal de la conmemoración este año es el impacto […]

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September 17, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: María José y Javier Solís

En el especial del Mes de la Herencia Hispana de Montgomery Community Media y Hola Montgomery, María José y Javier Solís representan el sector de los negocios. La pareja se destaca por sus logros y arduo trabajo en el ámbito de la preparación de impuestos. En 2007, Javier fundó Los Taxes como la primera franquicia […]

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September 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 17 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Book Festival:  The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival opens today and runs through Sept 27. Events will take place in person and virtually. The full schedule can be viewed here. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight […]

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