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April 16, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Council of PTA’s Will Hold Online Seminar Discussing Curriculum Choices

Montgomery County Council of PTA’s( MCCPTA) will hold an online seminar to provide support for families with elementary and high school students. The online discussion will begin at 10 am on Saturday, April 17. Educators, PTA members and community leader will be present to offer insight and information regarding educational planning. County residents who are […]

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April 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Celebrates Earth Day with StoryWalk on ‘Rainbow Weaver’

In celebration of Earth Day, families can stroll through Capitol View-Homewood Local Park located at 2929 Edgewood Road in Kensington while following a self-guided adventure with the book, Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrated by Elisa Chavarri. Bilingual signs will be posted from April 17 through May 15. This is the fourth outdoors Noyes […]

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March 31, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery Parks to Celebrate Earth Month with Eco-Friendly Activities

April 22 marks Earth Day and Montgomery Parks has planned a number of eco-friendly activities and special events throughout the month of April to involve the community in celebrating Earth Month. From online plant sales and Arbor Day seedling giveaways to a GreenFest month-long celebration, Montgomery Parks, as part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookeville Brothers Produce Award-Winning Film on the Chesapeake Bay

What began as two brothers in a quarantine project evolved into an award-winning film addressing the number one challenge currently facing the Chesapeake Bay — water quality. Andrew and Eric Braker’s film “A Journey Upstream” takes an adventure through the Chesapeake Bay and tells the story of two fish species which assist in understanding the […]

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February 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Fall Sports Season to Begin Feb. 27

Montgomery County Public Schools announced on Friday that its fall sports season will begin on Feb. 27 and will last through April 17. MCPS lays out its plan for resuming its  athletics program in its seven page long Return to R.A.I.S.E., Second Semester Plan document. MCPS announced on its website, “all in-person programming will be […]

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February 10, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery County Library Seeks Performers for Annual Vinyl Day

On Saturday, April 17, all music and vinyl lovers across the county are invited to Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) fourth annual “Just For the Record – A Vinyl Day.” MCPL describes the day as a “celebration of music, culture, art and sound.” From noon to 3 p.m., people of all ages can partake in […]

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April 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Make Announcement About Maryland Public Schools Friday Afternoon

Gov. Larry Hogan will join Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon to hold a news conference Friday at 2:30 p.m. The last time Salmon joined Hogan for a news conference, it was announced that all public schools would remain closed through April 24 because of the coronavirus. Hogan tweeted, “I will provide an update […]

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April 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: County Deaths at 63, County Cases Up by 147, Pass 2,000, State Cases Surpass 11,000

The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases now stands at 2,280 according to the statistics released Friday morning by the Maryland Department of Health. Montgomery County cases increased by 147 since Thursday. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county is 63 confirmed and 15 probable. The Maryland Department of Health now reports the number […]

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April 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Cloudy today with a high temperature near 60 degrees. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, April 17. 1. Council Tele-Town Hall: Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando and Hans Riemer are hosting a remote town hall today at 1 p.m. Click here to register […]

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April 15, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Sections of Beach Drive, Sligo Creek Parkway Will be Closed This Weekend

Montgomery Parks announced some areas of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive and Little Falls Parkway will be closed this weekend. Sections will close from Friday 9 a.m. to Sunday 6 p.m. The sections will be closed to vehicles but open for pedestrians and cyclists, as part of an effort to allow residents to engage in […]

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