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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 9, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Rally: Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8) is inviting the community to rally with him to show support for federal workers, private contractors, and others impacted by the federal government shutdown. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) and J. David Cox, the president of American Federation of […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 8, and here are five things you need to know: 1. NIH Speakers Club: Want to build your leadership skills or become a more confident speaker? NIH Evening Speakers Club meets from 7:30 – 9 p.m. today at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. More information can be found here. 2. Trivia Night: From 7 […]

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January 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Jan. 7, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Orthodox Christmas: For Orthodox Christians, today is Christmas. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg, Rockville and Poolesville all have meetings of their town leaders. Here’s the Gaithersburg agenda. Here’s the Rockville agenda. And here’s Poolesville’s. 3. A Fond Farewell: Julie Palakovich Carr is leaving the Rockville […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Announces Five Operating Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich has announced that he is holding five budget forums seeking feedback from Montgomery County residents about the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Operating Budget priorities. “This is the citizens’ opportunity to lay out priorities,” said Elrich. “So even if it’s not on my list, I want to hear it.” Elrich will announce […]

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January 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 4, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Bethesda’s Jaleo responds to shutdown: Chef José Andrés has pledged to feed furloughed federal workers at his six D.C. area restaurants, including Jaleo in Bethesda, until the government shutdown ends. 2. We Love Weekends:  Not sure what to do this weekend? Check […]

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January 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 4-Jan. 6

A comedy mystery opens at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn opens Friday with nine performances through Jan. 20. Olney Theatre’s Elf the Musical’s last performance is Sunday, Jan. 6. New art exhibits at Glen Echo Park open Saturday, Jan. 5. The public is invited to meet the artists at opening receptions Saturday, Jan. 12. Friday, Jan. 4 […]

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January 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 3, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Know Before You Go: Check out this guide to what’s open and what’s not during the partial federal government shutdown. 2. Student Board Member Nominations: Any student enrolled in a Montgomery County public school in grades 6 through 12 may nominate a sophomore […]

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January 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Feeds Furloughed Federal Workers at Jaleo in Bethesda

Chef José Andrés has pledged to feed furloughed federal workers at his six D.C. area restaurants, including Jaleo in Bethesda, until the government shutdown ends. On Dec. 21, a day before the government officially shutdown, President Donald Trump tweeted that if the democrats didn’t agree to allocate money towards a $5.6 billion dollar border wall, […]

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January 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 2 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 2, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Rain in the Forecast: The National Weather Service expects rain to move in tonight. Keep your umbrella handy. 2. Students Return to the Classroom: Montgomery County Public School buses will be on the roads today, following the winter break. Motorists should be […]

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December 21, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Dec. 21, and here are five things you need to know: 1. MCM Closed For Holidays: Today the MCM offices and facilities close at noon. We will re-open for regular hours on Jan. 2. 2. Winter Solstice Campfire: Tonight is the longest night of winter! Come celebrate at the Meadowside Nature Center from […]

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