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July 31, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Offering Virtual Programs for Students in Place of Extracurriculars

In response to COVID-19 restrictions, MCPS Athletics, Fine Arts, Student Leadership, and Extracurricular Activities will offer “engaging” virtual programs for students throughout the first semester. “We appreciate the ongoing efforts of our coaches, teachers, sponsors, and students during these challenging times. You continue to inspire us all and we look forward to working collaboratively with […]

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July 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Plans to Announce Potential Date for Returning to School Buildings on Aug. 6

School officials plan to announce a date on which they hope students will begin phasing back into school on Aug. 6, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith said at a media briefing Wednesday.  Smith emphasized that if COVID-19 cases increase dramatically and if trends change for the worse, MCPS may have to […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Virtual Book Tour Ahead of Release of ‘Still Standing’ Memoir

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media the release of his upcoming memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic, and the Toxic Politics that Divide America.” The memoir is cowritten by Ellis Henican, a political analyst on Fox News. Amazon describes the memoir as detailing Hogan’s time as Maryland Governor and his unexpected […]

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August 2, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery Police Celebrate 36th Anniversary of National Night Out

Join the Montgomery County Police Department in celebrating the 36th anniversary of the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. There will be events throughout the county. FIRST POLICE DISTRICT: Community Events: David Scull Community Center/Park at 1201 First St.; 5 p.m. to 8 […]

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August 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 4 – August 6 (VIDEO)

Here are some picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Artists and Makers Studios in Rockville present new exhibits. The opening reception, scheduled for August 4 at 6 p.m.,  includes open studios, demonstrations, wine and light refreshments. Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August […]

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August 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

Five Things to Know Today, August 6, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. SHA Construction: Sidewalk construction to begin today at MD 187 in Bethesda. Drivers to use one lane to turn left, right or continue straight through the intersection during the day. The right turn lane will reopen no later than 4 p.m. each weekday. […]

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August 3, 2015 | Aline Barros

Community Celebration: Civic Building in Silver Spring Turns Five (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Civic Building is turning five, and to celebrate county officials are inviting the community to share stories, pictures, and arts at a special ceremony on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Reemberto Rodriguez, director of the Silver Spring Regional Center, invites the public to part of this event. “What […]

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August 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, August 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 6, in Montgomery County: 1. The Upper County Pool on Emory Grove Road is closed for emergency repairs. 2. WSSC is holding a public meeting in Rockville today to discuss rates and customers bills. 3. Strathmore’s summer outdoor concert features Cathy Ponton King today and it is […]

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August 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

WSSC Public Hearing Set for Aug. 6 in Rockville

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is hosting two meetings over the next week to discuss proposed changes to its customer bills. The proposed changes are part of an effort to shift the billing system to a more modern, equitable and predictable approach to gathering revenue. Customers shouldn’t assume the changes will lead to higher […]

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