January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park City Officials Approve Scholarship Funds for Montgomery College Students

Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Montgomery College students thanks to a resolution passed by the Takoma Park City Council. In an effort to support affordable higher education within the community, Takoma Park City Council passed a resolution that allows the distribution of city scholarship funds for Montgomery College students, according to a news […]

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December 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on New Year’s Day

UPDATED Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule on New Year’s Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed Jan. 1 and Jan. 2; all branches will close at 6 p.m. on Dec. 31. County Liquor stores – closed Dec. 31 at 7 p.m.; closed Jan. 1. Recreation – all facilities are closed on […]

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December 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Education of Ivy […]

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March 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

photo of Washington Adventist University sign

WAU Students Hosted Seminar For Local Business Owners in Takoma Park

The Washington Adventist University (WAU) Enactus team held a Small Business Seminar for business owners at the Takoma Park Community Center. Representatives from 13 local businesses participated in the event that helped owners learn how to develop their brand, create marketing plans, and use social media. “I am very proud of our students’ efforts and the […]

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December 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Inauguration Day for County Executive Isiah Leggett and members of the Montgomery County Council. You can watch the ceremony live at 11:15 a.m. on Montgomery Channel 21 today. 2. The County Executive’s Ball takes place tonight at the Bethesda North Marriott […]

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July 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Council Member Hans Riemer

“An Innovation Capital”

Montgomery County’s continued efforts over the past year to make more information available to the public—and to make that information easier to find and use—has earned national attention as the County was honored recently for being ranked No. 1 in the 2013 Digital Counties Survey conducted by the Center for Digital Government in conjunction with […]

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