feb. 2

October 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Former Walter Reed Manager Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes

A former high-ranking manager at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda pleaded guilty to federal charges of accepting money, travel and sporting event tickets from a company in which his department conducted business. David Laufer, 63, of Pittsburgh and formerly of Bethesda, pleaded guilty Oct. 20 to acceptance of gratuities by a public […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 30-Feb 2. Beijing Guitar Duo:  The Beijing Guitar Duo is composed of the gifted young guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang. Winners of many international guitar competitions, they first met while studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, with the acclaimed Professor Chen […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Section of ICC Will Close Next Two Weekends for Tolling System Upgrades

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Jan. 24-27 and Jan. 31-Feb. 3. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of […]

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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 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hypothermia Alert Continues through Monday Night

UPDATE: The alert has been extended until 10 p.m. Monday. The Hypothermia Alert for Montgomery County has been extended until 10 PM on Monday, February 5. Expect wind chill values to be below 20 degrees. Wear layers if you must go outside & take extra precautions if you spend significant time outdoors https://t.co/LVX0WZtFpt #mdwx pic.twitter.com/WsptZ73Vvd […]

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February 4, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Churchill Takes Command in MSHL Hockey League

Churchill High School secured command of the Maryland Student Hockey Leagues (MSHL) rebounding after their lost to Blair by defeating long time rival Wootton High, 4-2, in Rockville Friday night. The Bulldogs 18th win of the season came at the expense of the Patriots who for two periods stood toe to toe with Churchill.  However, […]

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February 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 2-4: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

Since 1926, Americans have set aside time in February to celebrate the significance of Black History. The Montgomery County Public Libraries have numerous events planned during the month, including movie screenings, discussions, musical performances, and historical presentations. For a complete list, click here. Montgomery County Public Libraries’ Mary Ellen Icaza talks about a special event […]

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February 2, 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: Recap of the Silver Spring budget forum held by County Executive Ike Leggett; Susan Kenedy reports on the annual Point in Time Homeless Count; Health officials urge residents to get the […]

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February 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Friday, Feb. 2, in Montgomery County

Friday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Groundhog Day:  Will Punxsutawney Phil, the celebrity groundhog, see his shadow? According to legend, if it’s sunny and he sees his shadow that means six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, then an early spring is on the way. Watch […]

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