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July 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Provide Virtual-Only Instruction Through January 29; Fall, Winter Sports Canceled

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith announced in a letter Tuesday that MCPS will provide virtual-only instruction for its first semester, which concludes on Jan. 21, 2021. “This decision includes the cancellation of all fall and winter sports,” Smith said. Smith said the decision was made following the guidance of Montgomery County […]

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February 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Germantown

Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man that occurred Saturday night in Germantown as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Dwayne Anthony Stanley, Jr., age 28, of Washington, D.C. According to police, a driver on Great Seneca Highway called 911 at 10:30 p.m. to report an unresponsive person lying on […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 30-Feb 2. Beijing Guitar Duo:  The Beijing Guitar Duo is composed of the gifted young guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang. Winners of many international guitar competitions, they first met while studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, with the acclaimed Professor Chen […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Section of ICC Will Close Next Two Weekends for Tolling System Upgrades

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Jan. 24-27 and Jan. 31-Feb. 3. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of […]

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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 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 1-Feb. 3

Visual artist Sandra Davis creates art from discarded materials. Her solo exhibition, “Strength, Beauty and Sisterhood,” is on display through March 11 at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. Learn more about Sandra Davis and the exhibit, here. Here are some additional suggestions for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend.   […]

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February 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Shady Grove Road Trash Fire Stops Traffic

Fire crews responded to an overturned trash truck on Shady Grove Road on Thursday morning. The trash was burning and firefighters needed to spray the spilled trash. (MyMCMedia photos) Here’s the chain of events as recorded by the Twitter feed of Pete Piringer, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman. Shady Grove Road & Epsilon Drive, […]

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February 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. What Our Kids Need Us To Know About Their Digital Lives workshop:  Parents are invited to attend this session tonight at Robert Frost Middle School. You can register, here. 2. Black History Month: Montgomery County Public Libraries have many programs planned beginning today with a […]

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February 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to deliver his State of the State address at noon. You can watch it live, here. 2. Learn how to help your child succeed at school. Parent Academy Workshops are happening tonight at Northwest High School and Eastern Middle School. […]

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