April 8

April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Board of Elections Seeks Feedback on Voting Centers for June 2 Election

Montgomery County Board of Elections is conducting a telephone meeting Wednesday to select voting centers for Maryland’s June 2 Presidential Primary Election. On April 2, the Maryland State Board of Elections adopted a plan for the Presidential Primary Election. The plan — which would need to be approved by Gov. Larry Hogan — requires local […]

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April 1, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Silver Diner Providing Free Meals for Children and Families in Need

Silver Diner has partnered with Real Food For Kids to provide free meals for children and families in need. Beginning Wednesday, families may stop by the Silver Diner located at Rio in Gaithersburg to receive a free grab-and-go meal Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No ID or proof of need is […]

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April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 8. Maybe some rain on Wednesday, more on Friday, but otherwise a decent week coming up. Here’s the forecast. 1. Budget Overview: The Montgomery County Council starts the first of five public hearings on County Executive Marc Elrich’s $5.7 billion fiscal 2020 Recommended Operating Budget. The meeting takes place at 9:30 […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Invited to Racial Equity Forum in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County students are invited to share their thoughts on the county’s initiatives to create a policy for stronger racial equity and social justice in the schools. Students interested can attend a meeting on Monday, April 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg High School’s Cafeteria; any student who attends can earn SSL hours. […]

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April 5, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meetings Set to Explain MCPS Equity Accountability Model

MCPS Office of School Support and Improvement (OSSI) plans to host a series of community meetings at nine different MCPS high schools in the county to learn about the MCPS Equity Accountability Model. Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in a community conversation about how to improve existing strategies that are […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

BurgerFi to Open in North Bethesda April 8

BurgerFi, a growing gourmet burger chain, is opening in North Bethesda on April 8. This will be BurgerFi’s second location in Maryland (it’s also located in Silver Spring), and its fourth location in the Washington, D.C., area. The new gourmet burger joint will be at 11881 Grand Park Ave. in the Pike & Rose neighborhood. […]

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November 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Hosts Public Forums to Discuss High School College and Career Readiness

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)  is holding a series of public community meetings with Chief Academic Officer Maria Navarro to discuss the future of high school programs. The focus of the meetings is to discuss what high school programs the schools should offer to best support college and career readiness. Staff, students, parents and community members […]

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April 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 6 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Friday April 6 in Montgomery County: 1. Film Screening: The sixth annual Bethesda Film Fest brings five short documentaries to Imagination Stage with three screenings. 2. Application deadline for summer recreation jobs: Friday, April 6 is the deadline for teens and young adults to apply for the recreation […]

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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Flags to Half Staff May 10th in Honor of Fallen Edgewood Soldier

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Wednesday, May 10 in honor of Army Staff Sergeant Mark De Alencar, who died on April 8 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan while serving in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. According to a press release, De Alencar was a […]

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April 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Some Bethesda residents are asking County Council members to delay a vote on the Westbard Sector Plan. A Save Westbard protest is planned today and tomorrow at the Giant Food Store’s parking lot on Westbard Avenue. 2. County Councilmembers Roger Berliner and […]

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