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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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February 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Displaced After Fire in North Bethesda (VIDEO)

UPDATED A two alarm fire at the Gables on Tuckerman condominium homes in North Bethesda last night has displaced a dozen people, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire occurred around 8:30 p.m. at Hampton Mill Terrace in the third level of a building. The […]

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February 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

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

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Curious about who’s running for office in 2018? Candidates will begin filing paperwork on Feb. 28. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education approved the superintendent’s operating budget proposal on Tuesday. The spending plan now goes to County Executive Ike Leggett and […]

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February 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Education Forums Scheduled Around County

Residents will get a chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 15, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Whoopi Goldberg Coming to Strathmore May 27

Actress and pop culture icon Whoopi Goldberg will appear at the Music Center at Strathmore, May 27. The award-winning performer will present an evening of storytelling to include a question and answer session with the audience. On her Facebook page, Goldberg is requesting interesting questions for her performances at the London Palladium in February. Born and […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sledder Injured in Chevy Chase (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters rescued a woman who was injured while sledding at the Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase on Monday afternoon. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the sledder was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. According to Piringer, the sledder collided with a tree on a golf course about […]

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