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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 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: City of Rockville collects donations for displaced victims of an apartment building fire; The opening of Safe Passage Center in Rockville; Council evaluates Montgomery County Public Schools’ capital funding petition; The […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Clarksburg Student Arrested: A Clarksburg High School student was arrested Thursday, February 15 for bringing a loaded 9mm handgun to school. 2. Happy New Year: The Chinese New Year, based on the lunar calendar, officially begins on February 16th and ends on March 2nd. […]

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February 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 17 – Feb. 19 (VIDEOS)

The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival returns to Rockville this weekend and begins Thursday evening with a fundraiser and performances by Ronnie Wells and Delfeayo Marsalis. Check out our Guide on How You Can Celebrate Black History Month in the County to find great events and activities. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this […]

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February 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery College has an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Science Center West Renovation at 9:15 a.m. Thursday. County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner will speak. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Board meets at […]

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February 16, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Silver Spring Village to Host Seniors Decide 2016 Watch Party (PHOTO)

Silver Spring Village and the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) will host a Seniors Decide 2016 watch party on Wednesday, February 17. The event will take place at the Silver Spring Library in the third floor conference room, which is located at 900 Wayne Avenue. Seniors Decide 2016 is the nation’s only forum where […]

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Because of the icy weather conditions, Montgomery County schools are closed today, and many offices are opening late. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 10 a.m. today, and a Flood Watch is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight. 2. […]

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February 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS to Announce Opening Status at 5 a.m. on Tuesday

Set your alarms for an early wake up call. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are reporting that a decision on the district’s opening status will be announced at 5 a.m. on Tuesday morning. .@MCPS will make an announcement regarding school operating status for Tuesday, February 16 at 5am Tuesday morning. — MCPS (@MCPS) February […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. A low pressure system is predicted to move across the region on Tuesday that will result in rain. Rainfall totals are expected to to range from three quarters of an inch to 1.25 […]

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February 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Planning Speaker Series Tackles “Putting the Transition Back in Transit” (VIDEO)

Montgomery Planning’s Winter Speaker Series focuses on transportation in our area. The first speaker, Nat Bottigheimer, tackled “Putting the Transition Back in Transit.” Bridget Schwiesow has the story.   The next session titled “Recent Approaches to Suburban Bicycle Planning” features Jennifer Toole, originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23 […]

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