Retroceda los Relojes: El Horario de Verano Termina el Domingo

¿Listos para dormir una hora más durante el fin de semana? El horario de verano finaliza en las primeras horas de la mañana del domingo 1 de noviembre. El cambio a la hora estándar (ST) se produce el primer domingo de...

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Turn Back the Clocks: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Ready for an extra hour of sleep over the weekend? Daylight saving time ends in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 1. The changeover back to standard time (ST) occurs on the first Sunday in November at 2 a.m. (local...

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Montgomery County Home to Five Forbes 400 Billionaires

The greater Washington D.C. area is home to many things, including politicians, sports teams, and bad traffic. It’s also home to some of the wealthiest people in the country, five of whom live in Montgomery County....

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WalletHub Ranks Maryland First in Voter Representation

A new study that looks at voter representation in states across the country ranks Maryland as the best-represented state. The finance website WalletHub.com ranks Virginia (#2), Indiana (#3), Pennsylvania (#4), Minnesota (#5),...

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$100K Powerball Ticket Sold in Gaithersburg Last Weekend

A Powerball player – who has yet to claim the prize – purchased the winning lottery ticket of $100,000 in Gaithersburg this past Saturday, Oct. 3, the Maryland Lottery confirmed. The player bought the winning ticket...

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Savor Bethesda Restaurant Week Continues Through Sunday

Thirty-three different establishments between restaurants, delicatessens, coffee shops, and bakeries offer special menus for Savor Bethesda Restaurant Week. The event runs from now through Oct. 11 as local restaurants offer...

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October 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 27, and the 2020 Presidential Election is a week away! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Make a Plan to Vote: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 26, and it’s the first day for early voting in Maryland! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting: Early voting begins today and ends Nov. 2. You can vote in-person between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. To check wait times at your closest voting centers, text […]

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October 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Planning Commission Sends Its Concerns on I-270, 495 Road Widening to State

During the Oct. 21 Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission meeting, board members reiterated their “major concerns” with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration’s Managed Lanes Study for I-495 and I-270. Its final comments, including a long list of what M-NCPPC considers “serious deficiencies,” will be sent to the SHA by Nov. 6, […]

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October 23, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Cuteness Overload: National Zoo’s Panda Cub Undergoes Second Vet Exam

The newest giant panda cub at the Smithsonian National Zoo had his second veterinarian exam on Oct. 21. He’s a picture-perfect of panda health and has gained a little weight. From the tip of his nose to the base of his tail, the cub remained steady from last week’s measurement of 16.5 inches. His abdominal […]

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October 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims Down In County, State

Initial claims for unemployment by Montgomery County residents dropped by more than 500 during the week that ended Oct. 17. During that week, 2,703 Montgomery County residents filed initial unemployment claims. During the previous week, 3,228 initial claims were filed, according to the Maryland Department of Labor. Statewide, the number of initial claims filed dropped […]

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October 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Car-Free Streets: Montgomery Parks is expanding its open streets initiative on weekends amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sections of Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive will be closed to vehicles and open to pedestrians, bicyclists, and other park users beginning today […]

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October 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Washington Sports Club in Silver Spring Permanently Closed

The Washington Sports Club on Wayne Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring is permanently closed. According to a sign on the front door, members will be given prorated refunds. Washington Sports Clubs’ other locations in Washington, D.C. are still open. The club featured a swimming pool, courts for tennis, racquet ball and squash and hi-tech fitness […]

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October 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Districtwide Boundary Analysis Update: A webinar will be held at 7:00 p.m.to introduce and explore a new interactive boundary tool, which is part of the second phase of the MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis. Find out more details and register by […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD) and on Facebook and […]

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October 20, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Kaiser Permanente to Build New Medical Center in Aspen Hill

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States will be opening a new medical center in Montgomery County. The medical provider is planning to build the new center in the Aspen Hill area of Silver Spring. Kaiser released a statement in early 2019 explaining its acquisition of 10.4 acres of land at 13900 Connecticut Avenue in Aspen […]

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