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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 20. There is a winter storm warning in effect until 7 p.m. today. The National Weather Service expects snow to begin by 7 a.m. which will change to sleet and freezing rain by early afternoon. We may have 3 to 6 inches of snow and a layer of ice before the […]

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February 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

No School on Wednesday Because of Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials announce schools and offices will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 20 due to the winter storm. According to the MCPS website, all school and community activities in school buildings are also canceled Wednesday. Childcare centers located in school buildings will also be closed. IMPORTANT: Montgomery County Public Schools and offices […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Hold Education Budget Hearings

Five Community Meetings About the Education Budget UPDATE: The February 20 snowstorm caused the cancellation of the meeting at Neelsville Middle School so it will now take place on April 4. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are hosting five Education Budget […]

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February 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 20, in Montgomery County

Here is Tuesday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Goucher Poll: One of the best indicators of how Marylanders are thinking — the Goucher Poll — will start its three-day rollout today. Expect to see news stories about Marylanders’ approval ratings for Gov. Larry Hogan, President Donald Trump, Sens. Chris Van Hollen […]

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February 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Garage Fire Causes an Estimated $125,000 in Damages in Germantown (PHOTOS)

About 45 Montgomery County firefighters responded to an overnight garage fire in Germantown on Monday morning. It happened around 12:30 a.m., on Feb. 20, in the 19000 block of Noble Oak Drive, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. When firefighters arrived, he said, the detached garage was fully engulfed in flames. […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents’ Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Presidents Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Shop Maryland Energy Tax Free Weekend: Feb. 18-20 (VIDEO)

Need a new appliance? You can save money and help the environment by taking part in Shop Maryland Energy Tax Free Weekend from Feb. 18 – 20. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been traveling across the state of Maryland to kick off his statewide promotional tour to encourage Marylanders to go green. During the weekend […]

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is promoting Maryland’s Energy Tax Free Weekend at an appliance store today and he’s expected to be joined by County Executive Ike Leggett. Tax-free weekend is scheduled for the weekend of Feb. 18 – 20. […]

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February 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Josiah Henson Leadership Conference (VIDEOS)

Montgomery Community Media in conjunction with The Montgomery Parks Foundation hosted The Josiah Henson Leadership Conference Monday, Feb. 22 from 8 to 11 a.m. at their studios in Rockville. The leadership conference addresses the local legacy, history and challenges facing Montgomery County’s African-Americans and people of African ancestry. The conference serves as an introduction to the […]

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February 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local Bangladeshi Community Celebrates International Mother Language Day (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Hundreds of members of the Bangladeshi community, from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, gathered at the Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center in Silver Spring to celebrate International Mother Language Day on Feb. 20. Mizanur Rahman is the President of the Dhaka University Alumni Forum, Inc., and one of eleven organizers of the event. “In Montgomery County […]

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