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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC Between Shady Grove Road and Georgia Ave to Close Next Two Weekends

Latest Work Planned Between Shady Grove Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 7-10 and Feb. 14-17. The tolling hardware and software at all the […]

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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 6-9

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 6-9. Bereishit Dance Company:  This Seoul-based dance company approaches Korean traditional culture from a contemporary view. The company includes five contemporary dancers, a pair of Korean traditional drummers, and one traditional pansori singer. As part of Strathmore’s Windows series, the show includes a discussion […]

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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A Guide for Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

February offers many ways to honor Black History Month. Much like last year, organizations in the county plan to host programs and events commemorating both the history and the prominent role of African Americans in the community. Below are some of the various events that will take place during Black History Month throughout Montgomery County: “Family Day: Black […]

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January 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Public safety issue at Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Road featured on Montgomery Community Media.

Albornoz Calls County Pedestrian Safety Issue a ‘Public Health Crisis’

It seems that every other day we read or hear about another pedestrian being hit by a vehicle in Montgomery County. Wednesday afternoon, two teenagers were struck in Wheaton in one incident. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz recently talked to MyMCMedia about this growing problem which can and often does prove deadly. He expressed great concern and […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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January 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

graphic of the Montgomery County Council Districts

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 3, 2020 | Christen Milstead

BLOG: 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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