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September 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 3, and summer vacation is officially over. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Back to School: Montgomery County Public Schools are back in session! Commuting might take a bit longer today. 2. Indoor Pools Back Open: After being closed for maintenance for two weeks, Germantown Indoor Swim Center and […]

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August 28, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Day-to-Day Spending

In this week’s video, District Capital’s Shanna Due discusses how she approached her own family’s spending plan for the upcoming year and how to respond to unexpected expenses.  

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August 14, 2017 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Back to School Time Management/Organizational Supply Suggestions for College Students

With back to school shopping well underway, parents and students often wonder what supplies/tools would be helpful for college students to have to keep organized, especially for those with ADHD/executive functioning, learning disabilities, or other issues that impede academic and overall functioning. While each person’s needs may be slightly different, and obviously the available space […]

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September 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Mosquito Control Program is scheduled to do a truck-mounted mosquito control spraying tonight in the Strawberry Knolls area of Gaithersburg. 2. The Maryland State Police Department announced that troopers plan to set up a sobriety checkpoint […]

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August 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County: 1.  Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot are scheduled to make a “major announcement” about the state public school calendar today. 2. It’s International Overdose Awareness Day. A Ceremony of Remembrance will be held at Justice Plaza at Montgomery […]

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August 30, 2016 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Dr. Carey Heller

Back-To-School Preparation

With the school year just underway or about to begin for most students, parents often wonder how they can help their children and teens to make this a great school year, especially if the previous one did not go as well as they or their child/teen wanted. Here are a few key principles to keep […]

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August 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County: 1.  Maryland State Highway recently began constructing safety modifications at the intersection of River Road and Braeburn Parkway. The intersection is the site of the tragic roadside accident that killed three Whitman High School family members. 2. The National Intrepid Center of […]

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August 29, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the first day back to school for more than 159,000 students in Montgomery County. Officials and police are reminding all of us to stop for school buses and keep safety a top priority. Send us your #backtoschool photos at […]

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August 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Five Things You Need to Know: Back to School Special (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools is preparing to welcome more than 159,000 students on the first day of school. That’s about 2,500 more students than last year. What else do you need to know? Watch our Back to School special, below, for five things to keep you in the know this school year. Our coverage includes a […]

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August 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County

It’s going to be a scorcher today. Here are five more things to know today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Local leaders and police are holding a news conference today in Gaithersburg to discuss back to school safety, and the expansion of the school bus camera enforcement program. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students […]

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