Feb 20

February 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Initial Unemployment Claims Drop By Half in Montgomery County and Maryland

Initial claims for unemployment filed by Montgomery County residents continued to fall. During the week that ended Feb. 20, 1,410 county residents filed initial claims. During the week that ended Feb. 13, 2.899 residents filed initial claims. The prior week, 3,033 residents had filed initial claims, according to the Maryland Department of Labor (DOL). During the week, […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Storm Pushes Back Trash, Recycling Collection Schedule in Rockville

Recycling and trash collection in the city of Rockville will not take place Thursday since the Montgomery County’s transfer station is closed due to the winter storm. City recycling and trash collections did not take place Monday for the Presidents Day holiday causing collections to slip by a day. Collections are now scheduled as follows: […]

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February 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 20 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy with a high of 41 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 20. 1. Planning Board meets: The Planning Board meets at 9 a.m. at their Silver Spring headquarters. The meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Coffee with Councilmember Gabe Albornoz:  Councilmember Gabe […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 19-23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 19-23. Invoke: This string quartet weaves multiple American musical traditions, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism into its own brand of contemporary music. The quartet performs Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Click […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in Maryland, with 11 located in Montgomery County. Residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent […]

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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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