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February 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Georgia Ave and Shady Grove Road

Latest Work Planned Between Georgia Avenue and Shady Grove Road The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 14-17. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will […]

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February 12, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 13-17

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 13-17. Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival:  The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival (MAJF) returns to Rockville at the Hilton Hotel at 1750 Rockvlle Pike. The Festival includes amazing jazz performances by top performers and school band competitions. Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16. Click here for more […]

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February 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Mainstay Ricciuti’s Kitchen to Close Saturday

Ricciuti’s Kitchen in Olney is closing permanently on Saturday after almost 28 years. Originally James Ricciuti opened Ricciuti’s as a pizza place in Laytonsville, according to The Washington Post. In 2003, Ricciuti purchased the historical Olney House on Route 108—which has been around since the 1800s—and there he operated the Ricciutti’s Kitchen as a full […]

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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC Between Shady Grove Road and Georgia Ave to Close Next Two Weekends

Latest Work Planned Between Shady Grove Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 7-10 and Feb. 14-17. The tolling hardware and software at all the […]

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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A Guide for Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

February offers many ways to honor Black History Month. Much like last year, organizations in the county plan to host programs and events commemorating both the history and the prominent role of African Americans in the community. Below are some of the various events that will take place during Black History Month throughout Montgomery County: “Family Day: Black […]

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February 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 15 in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service predicts snow early Saturday turning to rain in the afternoon. Today is Friday, Feb. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Tax-Free Weekend: Maryland is waiving the six percent sales tax on qualifying Energy Star products Feb 16 to 18. 2. Montgomery Talks: Montgomery County Police Department’s head […]

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February 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 15-Feb. 17

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize the contributions African Americans have made to our nation throughout its history. Several Montgomery County organizations have planned events, see our event guide for details. Here are some additional suggestions for entertainment around the county this weekend.   Friday, Feb. 15 Latin Passion:  Grammy-nominated singer Luisito Rosario and […]

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February 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags to Half-staff Following School Shooting Tragedy in Florida

President Donald Trump has ordered the American Flag to helf-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the shooting on Feb. 14 at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. According to the President’s proclamation, flags should fly at half staff from now until sunset on Monday, Feb. 19. As a […]

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February 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Police Station: The move to the new 2nd District Station will be complete and the station will be open to the public after 5 p.m. today. 2. Virtual Town Hall Meeting: County Executive Ike Leggett will answer questions submitted online today from 1 – […]

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February 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat. Transcript […]

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