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April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 23. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Back in Session: Recess is over and the Montgomery County Council is back in session. The council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Office Building in Rockville. 2. MCPS Boundary Assessment Community Conversation: Montgomery County Public […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sidwell Friends Fifth-Grader Dies in Sri Lanka Bombings

A fifth-grade student who attended Sidwell Friends School was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Sunday, according to school officials. WJLA was first to publish the letter Mamadou Guèye, principal of Sidwell Friends’ upper school, emailed home to middle school parents. In the email, Guèye confirmed Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa died in the Easter […]

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April 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 22 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 22. Cross your fingers. It could be a pleasant week ahead. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council holds a budget hearing at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. You can see the budget here. And here’s the agenda for the budget hearing. And Kensington holds a work session […]

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Bullis Grad Haskins Getting Closer to Dream of Playing in the NFL

Dwayne Haskins Jr. was at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda Thursday night to receive an award at the annual Touchdown Club Awards Gala. Just one week away from the NFL Draft, Haskins, a Heisman finalist from Ohio State, is projected as a first round pick. Brandy Simms caught up with the former Bullis standout quarterback […]

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dispose of Prescription Drugs Safely April 27 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies are participating in the national event which is coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to deal with the […]

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 19. Grab your umbrella before leaving the house, thunderstorms are in the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Councilmember Friedson: Residents may share concerns and discuss important issues specific to their neighborhood with Andrew Friedson, who represents District 1. The event takes place […]

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April 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 18. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1.  Child Safety Seat Inspections: Officers that have been trained in the proper use and installation of child safety seats will be working with employees of Fitzgerald Auto, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, and other volunteers. Parents and care givers can learn […]

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April 17, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Ledecky Wins 3 Races, Breaks All-Time Record for Pro Series Wins

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky won three races over the weekend, breaking the record for most Pro Swim Series wins of all time. Ledecky won the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle races in the Tyr Pro […]

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April 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Spring Break: Montgomery County Planner for April 19-April 22

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 19-22. Glenstone Museum: This museum in Potomac integrates art, architecture, and landscape into a serene and contemplative environment. The museum features post-World War II artworks in more than 234,000 square feet of exhibit space. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Currently, there are no […]

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