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February 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 22 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 22. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Green Matters Symposium: The 2019 annual symposium sponsored by Brookside Gardens provides information on creating diverse landscapes. 2. HBCU College Fair: The 11th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair takes place today at The Universities at Shady Grove. The fair […]

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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 22-Feb. 24

The annual theatrical event, Play in a Day, challenges six professional Washington, D.C. area theatre companies to write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays in only 24 hours. The plays will be presented at the 15th annual Play in a Day Saturday, February 23 at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Here are some additional suggestions for […]

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January 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Department of Environmental Protection Storm Drain Art Contest Accepting Entries

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is now accepting entries for the 2019 edition of the “Storm Drain Art Contest” that uses creative art to emphasize the connection between storm drains, streams and the Chesapeake Bay. The deadline to submit entries is 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22. In April, the art work of […]

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February 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Feb. 22 in Montgomery County: 1.Flags at Half-Staff: Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin of the Prince George’s County police. 2. MD First Lady: Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan is expected to judge Arbor […]

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February 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Mayor Jud Ashman Says There’s No Need to Call Gaithersburg A Sanctuary City

Gaithersburg was recently ranked number one by WalletHub as the most diverse city in the country, which is why one resident expressed his concern over the recent executive orders on immigration signed by President Donald Trump at last night’s mayor and council meeting. “We celebrate the fact that we are the most diverse city in America […]

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March 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Troy Turner on His Latest Conversation with Catherine Hoggle (VIDEO)

It’s been over a month now since Catherine Hoggle, the mother suspected in the 2014 disappearance of her young children, Sarah and Jacob, appeared in District Court at a hearing on her competency. For 18 months, Hoggle has been treated for mental health issues at Clifton T. Perkins state hospital. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, […]

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February 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. The Josiah Henson Leadership Conference takes place today at the studios of Montgomery Community Media. You can watch the livestream broadcast on the MyMCMedia.org website beginning at 8 a.m. today. 2. In celebration of African American History Month, the city of […]

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February 16, 2016 | Willie James Inman

African-American History Month Essay Contest Winners Announced in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg Multicultural Affairs and Educational Enrichment Committees announced on February 12 in a news release the winners of an essay contest for students. Participants from grades three through five were asked to write an essay about an African-American who inspires them. The first, second and third place winners were Nona Broussard-Afflalo, Samantha […]

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November 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Appears in Court, Defense Files Motion to Dismiss (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Catherine Hoggle appeared in a Rockville courtroom on Nov. 23rd for a status hearing about her competency and the judge assigned to the hearing also ruled against a defense motion that was filed to dismiss the charges against her in district court. After the hearing, defense attorney David Felsen fielded questions about that motion and […]

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February 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Government is closed today. That means public libraries and recreation centers are not open. 2. Community use activities at Montgomery County Public Schools are also canceled. For a list of other delays and closings in Montgomery County, visit here. […]

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