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January 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Charter Review Commission Seeks Public Input

The county’s Charter Review Commission seeks public input and invites residents to participate in any of the five listening sessions scheduled through March 23. The purpose of the sessions is to discuss the structure of the Montgomery County Council. The sessions will address whether the size of the Council and its make-up should be changed […]

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January 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year With Numerous Events

Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Events are being held throughout Montgomery County to celebrate […]

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January 3, 2020 | Christen Milstead

Partners In Caregiving Series – Getting Answers About Dementia

PARTNERS IN CAREGIVING SERIES GUEST PRESENTERS: Pamela Mills, Director of Memory Programming Ingleside Mary Ann Buckley, LCSW-C, C-ASWCM, Executive Director of Care Management, Corewood Care Getting Answers About Dementia An educational seminar for those caring for a family member with dementia Caring for a loved one living with dementia can be both rewarding and stressful. […]

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February 8, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Historical Society Sponsors Black History Events

Montgomery History, the county’s historical society, is sponsoring numerous programs throughout February to explore the vital role African Americans have played in the community’s founding and development.   “‘Five for Freedom’ Book Talk and Signing with Eugene L. Meyer” at Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville (Friday, Feb. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.) Author Eugene L. Meyer will […]

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February 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Tax-Free Week: Comptroller Peter Franchot will be at Nolan’s Apache Appliance in Aspen Hill at 11:15 a.m. to highlight Shop Maryland Energy weekend, when shoppers can get a break on the state’s 6 percent sales tax on qualifying Energy Star products. […]

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February 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 8-Feb. 10

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize the contributions African Americans have made to our nation throughout its history. Several Montgomery County organizations have planned events, see our event guide for details. Here are some additional suggestions for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend.   Friday, Feb. 8 Christian Sands:  Five-time Grammy nominee, […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen Heads to Blair High School

World Central Kitchen is heading to Blair High School on Friday, Feb. 8 to help government workers and contractors who were hurt by the federal government shutdown. The announcement was made before President Donald Trump announced that the government would be re-opened, at least until Feb 15. After the president’s announcement, Montgomery County Fire and […]

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February 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Council work: The Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Government Operations (GO) committees meet today to receive updates on the county employee wellness program, capital improvement program, ethics regulations, and the Cable Television and Communications Plan . Watch live, here. 2. Coffee […]

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February 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Asserts County Will Make No Changes to Immigration Policies (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said Wednesday the county would press a legal challenge if the federal government tried to force changes in county immigration policy by withholding federal funds. “Those at the federal level have decided they want to punish some of the communities and we’ll fight the issue once we get to it,” […]

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February 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. to discuss the next steps for immigration in Montgomery County. 2. In Gaithersburg, city leaders are swearing-in Yvette Monroe as the newest Council […]

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