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February 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 28 in Montgomery County

Cloudy skies and a bit warmer with a high of 46 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 28. 1. MCPS Early Release: Montgomery County Public Schools close early today, just in time for the weekend! 2. Census Jobs Information Sessions:  Learn about available Census 2020 jobs from 10 a.m. to […]

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February 26, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Section of ICC To Close This Weekend for Tolling System Upgrades

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is implementing electronic tolling systems along the Intercounty Connector (ICC). As a result, a section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 28 through March 2. Friday, Feb. 28 from 9 p.m. to Monday, March 2 at 5 a.m.  Westbound traffic on the ICC (MD […]

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February 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 26-March 1

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 26-March 1. Strathmore Artist in Residence Niccolo Seligmann:  Seligmann is fascinated by obscure folk instruments and early music. He plays over 20 acoustic instruments including viola da gamba and medieval fiddle, uniting historical and experimental music to create a unique listening experience. This performance […]

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February 26, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Long Branch Library Will Temporarily Close for Refresh Project

Long Branch Library in Silver Spring will close on March 14 at 6 p. m. due to the interior and exterior renovations under the County’s award winning Library Refurbishment initiative. The library will be closed for an estimated six to nine months. “We look forward to welcoming the customers back to their branch this fall […]

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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Layhill Road and Georgia Ave

Latest Detour Planned Between Layhill Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Work began in January and will continue into April. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of the upgrades. […]

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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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March 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wootton High School Auditorium Dedicated to Former Principal Michael Doran

Family and friends of Dr. Michael J. Doran gathered Feb. 28 at Wootton High to dedicate the school auditorium in his name. After serving as principal of the Rockville high school for 12 years, Doran passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 19, 2015. Family members spoke at the dedication. Doran’s son Sam noted that his father […]

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February 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, which could affect the Friday morning commutes. According to the advisory, snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected from 10 p.m. Thursday evening to 10 a.m. Friday morning. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain […]

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February 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s February Small Business Network Features David and Mikel Blair

David and Mikel Blair were the guests of Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network (SBN) session on February 28. The event was sold out. Watch the video from the event below. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. February topic:  “Couples […]

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February 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville City Hall

Salary Input Wanted for Rockville Elected Officials

Offer Your Input on Mayor and Council Compensation Rockville’s Compensation Commission meets every four years to evaluate the salaries of city elected officials and then recommend changes to the Mayor and Council. The commission is asking for input from city residents regarding the Mayor and Council salaries. Residents may provide input to the commission at […]

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