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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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January 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan to Deliver State of the State Address on Feb. 1

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to deliver his 2017 State of the State address at noon on Wednesday from the House of Delegates Chamber at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. The title of Hogan’s third, State of the State, address is “Real and Lasting Change.” His remarks will be live streamed on Maryland […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Proposes Rate Hike, Public Hearing Set for Feb. 1 in Rockville

Montgomery County residents are invited to a Feb. 1st public hearing to weigh in on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Operating and Capital Budget of $1.4 billion. The proposed budget is $10.8 million more than the utility’s FY17 Approved Budget, and includes a combined 3.5 percent average increase in water […]

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February 1, 2016 | 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. Montgomery County public schools are opening on time on Monday morning, according to the district’s website. That’s big news because MCPS students have not been in school for over a week now because of weather and road conditions. 2. WSSC crews are […]

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January 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Schools Opening on Time on Monday Morning

Make no doubt about it: Montgomery County public schools are opening on time on Monday morning. That’s the latest message from MCPS administrators on the district’s website. It will be the first time that MCPS students have been in class in over a week because of weather and road conditions following the Blizzard of 2016. […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Johnson Property Annexation Petition Draws Opposition from Community Members

UPDATED The owners of the Johnson property, which is located at the corner of Darnestown Road and Quince Orchard Road, are proposing to annex the 23-acre property from Montgomery County into the city limits of Gaithersburg. The item is on the Nov. 12th Montgomery County Planning Board agenda and the topic is generating immense interest […]

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