Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, May 5, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 5 and it’s Cinco de Mayo. On this day in 1862, the Mexican Army was victorious over Napoleon III’s French forces at the Battle of Puebla. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency […]

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May 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 5 in Montgomery County

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Today we commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 4. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. […]

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February 4, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

New Chopt in Kentlands Scheduled for Summer Opening

Chopt, the popular fast casual salad company, is coming to the Kentlands but you’ll have to wait until summer for the opening according to Kimco Realty Corp., owner and operator of Kentlands Market Square. The new store is located in the same building as Mod Pizza and around the corner from Cinepolis, the luxury movie […]

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May 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

State Police Increasing Patrols for Cinco De Mayo

Maryland State Police is preparing to hike up patrols over the weekend in anticipation of an increase in the number of impaired drivers expected for Cinco de Mayo Saturday. State police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, aggressive and distracted driving, according to a news release. The […]

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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this weekend. According to a news release, police officers are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Montgomery County Friday night. This enforcement is a component of the Montgomery County Police Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police said, the exact […]

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May 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, May 5, in Montgomery County

It’s Cinco de Mayo! Here are five things to know today, May 5th, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. On the agenda is the Tobytown Bus Service. The Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee and Education Committee are meeting as well to […]

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January 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Online Registration Officially Open for La Milla De Mayo (PHOTO)

The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the Montgomery County Road Runners Club, is planning a new event in Olde Towne, La Milla de Mayo (The May Mile). According to a news release, this is a new one mile run/walk and is being planned for Saturday, May 7, 2016. This is a part of the […]

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