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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Fenton Street Pepco Update: Pepco is installing underground transmission lines between the Takoma and Sligo Substations. There’s construction on portions of Fenton Street […]

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May 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 10-May 12

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 10-May 12.   Tommy Davidson: Tommy Davidson burst onto the comedy scene in 1990 as part of an ensemble cast which included Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey and the Wayans family in the groundbreaking TV show, In Living Color.  That was eight years after graduating […]

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May 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 3-May 5

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 3-May 5. Art Walk in the Park: Glen Echo Park hosts open studios and artist demonstrations every first Friday of the month May through September. The Washington Conservatory of Music performs.  Friday, May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Glen Echo Park. Click here […]

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May 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Germantown’s BlackRock Center for the Arts Hosts Spring Festival Sunday

UPDATE: The festival moves indoors due to the weather forecast for rain. BlackRock Center for the Arts will hold a free festival celebrating Spring on Sunday, May 5 from 2 – 6 p.m. The outdoor festival will be held on BlackRock’s front lawn at 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. In the event of rain, the […]

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April 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Hallie Wells Educator Receives MCPS Teacher of the Year Award

An English teacher from Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, has been named the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Madeline Hanington, who has taught at the school since 2016, was awarded teacher of the year during the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration on Thursday night at BlackRock Center for the […]

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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 | Laura Rowles

Hundreds Flock to Chamber’s Upcounty Business Expo

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) first annual “EXPOsure: The Mega Mixer”, brought together hundreds of entrepreneurs, corporate executives and business professionals to BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. The Chamber’s mission is “to serve, represent and be the leading advocate for the interests of our membership in ways that enhance the business […]

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April 9, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Chamber to Host Business Networking Expo on April 17th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that it will host its first Business Expo on Wednesday, April 17, at 5 p.m. at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. Entitled “EXPOsure: The Mega Mixer”, this brand-new event will be a great way to view a full spectrum of chamber member […]

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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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