August 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro Launches Free, Public Wi-Fi Pilot Program at Six Metro Stations

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has announced the launch of free public Wi-Fi at six Metrorail stations as part of a limited pilot program. The six stations selected for the pilot are: Metro Center, Gallery Place, Judiciary Square, Union Station, Archives and L’Enfant Plaza. According to a news release, the free service will be available […]

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June 19, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 19, in Montgomery County

You are almost to the weekend! Here are five things to know today, June 19th, in Montgomery County: 1. Ordering Alcohol: The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control is scheduled to meet today with the county’s ad hoc committee on liquor control to talk about plans to update and improve the department’s inventory and ordering systems. […]

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June 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery’s Historical Society Offers to Host Gazette Digital Archive

The Montgomery County Historical Society has offered to manage the digital archives of the now-defunct Gazette newspapers. Matt Logan, executive director of the Montgomery County Historical Society, said he has called officials at The Gazette to offer the society as a landing spot for the digital documents of the newspaper that published its last edition June 17. […]

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June 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

As Gazette Era Ends, Archiving Discussion Begins

As The Gazette hits driveways and front stoops for the last time today, questions turn to how to preserve what has already been published. Rockville Councilmember Tom Moore told MyMCMedia he has reached out to The Washington Post to find out plans to archive the issues, but he said he has not gotten a response. […]

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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Sends Legal Ads to Sentinel

The loss of the Gazette newspaper means a little more money for another community newspaper. A city of Gaithersburg spokesperson says legal ads scheduled to run this week in the Gazette newspaper will be running in the Sentinel newspaper instead. “We are conducting a cost analysis of the various publications that meet State requirements for […]

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February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

County’s Commission for Women Inducts Ervin and Forehand

At the closing ceremonies of the 2014 Women’s Legislative Briefing held last month, the County’s Commission for Women (CFW) inducted former Council member Valerie Ervin and State Senator Jennie Forehand into its Montgomery County Women’s History Archives. The archives was created in 2002 to recognize the contributions of women of historical significance to the County. […]

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