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May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

24 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

24 Montgomery County students have earned National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nationwide and were among 50 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. The winners and their […]

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May 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m.  Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. 2. Free Donuts for 2020 Grads:  Krispy Kreme Donuts is giving a dozen free doughnuts to any high school […]

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April 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, April 28 and on this day in United States history in 1788, Maryland ratified the U.S. constitution. Maryland was the seventh state to do so. Now that you have a fun fact, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:35 […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Upcounty Restaurants to Participate in Take Out Tuesday

Restaurants in the Upcounty area of Montgomery County will be open every Tuesday for “Eat Up: Upcounty Take Out Tuesdays” as they cannot use their dining rooms during the COVID-19 health crisis. Although restaurants in Clarksburg, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Montgomery Village and Poolesville are keeping various hours during the health crisis, many are joining the […]

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April 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Clarksburg Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Clarksburg area is the new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. Montgomery Community Media’s Carolyn Raskauskas […]

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April 1, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rapper’s Delight: Clarksburg Teacher Uses Rap to Educate and Entertain

While students continue to be at home because of COVID-19, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing educational messages every week by rapping to his students virtually. Michael Doggett, an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, is the sponsor of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses fun lyrics to express how […]

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March 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Will Close Wednesday Night Until March 29

The Clarksburg Premium Outlets will close Wednesday at 7 p.m. until March 29 due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.  A statement says that the decision to close came after discussions with federal, state and local officials.  Simon Property Group, which owns the outlets as well as other malls, is closing all of its […]

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March 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Alimentos Gratis en 20 Locaciones

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionan alimentos gratuitos a todos los niños en edad escolar (18 años y menores) en 20 locaciones, a partir del lunes 16 de marzo. Las comidas estarán disponibles de 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. Los niños de hasta 18 años pueden visitar cualquiera de las 20 locaciones […]

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March 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Schools Provide Emergency Meals at 20 Sites

Montgomery County Public Schools will be providing free meals to all school-aged children (18 years and younger) at 20 locations starting Monday, March 16. The meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children up to 18 years old may come to any of the 20 locations Monday through Friday for a nutritious […]

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March 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black D-Day Hero’s Widow Fights for His Medal of Honor

Joann Woodson spent years investigating contributions black residents made in Clarksburg’s development since the 1800s. Because of her research as president for the Clarksburg Historical Society, two new elementary schools were named after her ancestors: Snowden Farm Elementary School and Wilson Wims Elementary School. Through her work with Clarksburg Historical Society, Woodson, a lifelong resident […]

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