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October 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

First of Five Fiscal 2021 Forums Set for Monday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is holding the first of five budget forums on Monday, Oct. 7, to seek input from residents about fiscal 2021 (FY21) Operating Budget priorities. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center at 11701 Georgia Ave in Wheaton. In a statement, Elrich said […]

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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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February 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Montgomery County

In addition to National Frozen Yogurt Day #FroYo, here’s five things to know today, Feb. 6., in Montgomery County: 1. Livestream of Tribute: Montgomery Community Media (MCM) will celebrate the career and contributions of our former Chief Executive Officer, Merlyn Reineke who died unexpectedly Dec. 22. Watch the livestream, here. 2. Student Mental Health Forum: Students, […]

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February 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Recap of the Silver Spring budget forum held by County Executive Ike Leggett; Susan Kenedy reports on the annual Point in Time Homeless Count; Health officials urge residents to get the […]

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January 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Super Blue Blood Moon: After 166 years, a lunar event called a “Super Blue Blood Moon,” will take place between 6:30 and 7:15 in the morning. 2. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has extended the hypothermia alert until noon. The Hypothermia Alert for Montgomery County has been […]

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January 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Tuesday, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia alert for Tuesday starting at 12 a.m. continuing through Wednesday at 12 a.m. 2. Savings Plan: The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Savings Plan. The FY18 Savings Plan is based on […]

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January 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Monday, Jan. 29, in Montgomery County

Monday’s rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Homelessness Meeting: Councilmember George Leventhal, the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, service providers and others will hold a community dialogue on homelessness starting at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 2. Budget Forum: County Executive Ike Leggett holds a budget forum starting […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 24 in Montgomery County

1. Head Start Expansion: The Community Action Board will be joined by county leaders to celebrate the expansion of head start classes for four-year-olds from part-day to full-day classes next year. Community Action Board Joined by Executive, Council, Board of Education and MCPS Officials to Celebrate Expansion of Head Start Classes https://t.co/VVGiyi3M7p #MoCo #Maryland — […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Budget Forum Canceled Monday Because of Bad Weather

County Executive Ike Leggett’s budget forum scheduled for tonight in Bethesda has been canceled because of the winter weather advisory for freezing rain and snow. The forum will take place on Tuesday, February 6 at 7 p.m. at the  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda. Leggett will announce his Recommended FY19 Operating […]

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