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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 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17. Montgomery County County Offices – closed Libraries – closed Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – all stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open.  Recreation centers, senior centers […]

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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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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

Weekend Planner for Feb. 16-19: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

There are still numerous Black History Month events scheduled for February.  We recommend Culture Spot MC’s “Celebrate Black History Month in Montgomery County.” The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival will be held on February 16-18 in Rockville and includes regional and touring musicians, school jazz bands, masterclasses, workshops, and more. The lineup will feature Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra; Frankie Addison […]

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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 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigating Shooting at Travelodge in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Police detectives are investigating a shooting that officers responded to on Wednesday, at a Travelodge, located at 8040 13th Street in Silver Spring. Police said that an adult male was injured. According to a Montgomery County Police spokesperson, the injured person told officers that the shooting was a result of an attempted armed robbery, which […]

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February 16, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence to Host Meeting with Muslim Community

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence (COHV) will host a public meeting on Wednesday, February 17. The meeting will take place at the Muslim Community Center (MCC) which is located at 15200 New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. The event is a follow-up to a previous meeting that took […]

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February 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Larry Hogan Proposes $20 Million in Funding for Maryland Arts Programs

Governor Larry Hogan is recommending $20.3 in the FY 2017 budget for the Maryland State Arts Council. Hogan released the following statement about his proposed funding: “The arts are not only an important economic generator in Maryland, they are also essential to educating our children, spurring creativity and innovation, and maintaining our overall quality of […]

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