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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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March 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today for March 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, March 1. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Close Early:  Montgomery County Public Schools close early today. 2. Doug Kammerer: NBC4 chief meteorologist Doug Kammerer talks about forecasting bad weather on the latest episode of MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff. Take a listen: 3. Film Screening: The […]

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February 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 1 in Montgomery County

Happy February! Here are five things to know Friday, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County. 1. National Wear Red Day: February is American Heart Month and everyone is encouraged to wear red to raise awareness about heart disease. 2. Council Business: The Montgomery County Council is on retreat Friday morning and then has a lunch meeting with […]

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January 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 31 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Thursday, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets today and the meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Budget Forum: County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting another FY20 Operating Budget Forum at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. The event is open […]

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January 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Jan. 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCM’s January Small Business Network: County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro talk with host Kelly Leonard about “Making Montgomery County Business Friendlier” at today’s sold-out event. Watch their discussion via livestream at 9 a.m.: mcmlive.org. 2. County Capital Budget: […]

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January 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Award-Winning Folk Singer Beth Wood Headlines BlackRock’s Studio Theater Thursday

BlackRock Center for the Arts singer-songwriter series continues with award-winning folk singer Beth Wood Thursday, Jan 17 at 7:30 p.m. With the release of her new album and over 20 years in the music industry, Wood is as experienced as they come, and always striving to improve upon her songwriting. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Wood’s […]

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January 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 10, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Four Arrested at HOC Meeting: Four people were arrested for disorderly conduct Wednesday night after a meeting of the Housing Opportunities Commission in Kensington. They were protesting the commission’s refusal to preserve the graves buried under the parking lot at its Bethesda […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

BlackRock Center for the Arts Offers Discount Tickets for Furloughed Employees

BlackRock Center for the Arts is offering furloughed federal employees discounted tickets to both the Jan. 11 Johnny Rawls concert and the Jan. 12 Potomac Fever and the Rock Creek Singers concert. Any guest that presents a federal employee or federal contractor ID may purchase a ticket for $5. BlackRock Center for the Arts is […]

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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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December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 14 – Dec. 16

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal shows for this weekend. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the VisArts Handmade Holiday sale on Dec. 15 and […]

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