Gaithersburg

October 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Some Montgomery Businesses Wonder If They’re Serving Their Communities

Montgomery County’s minority populations are growing and that has local business leaders pondering if their companies reflect the communities they serve. Data from a report recently submitted to the county council called the Racial Equity Profile of Montgomery County shows that in the last 10 years the percentages of African American, Latino and “other” minority […]

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October 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Oct. 11. 1. Beauty Meets Diversity: The Chase the Dream Culture, Arts and Beauty holds its 4th annual Multi Cultural and Humanitarian Gala at the Great Hall in the Silver Spring Civic Center. The 2019 humanitarian theme […]

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October 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.  1. It’s World Mental Health Day: Annually, World Mental Health Day raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. When everything seems dark – it's important to appreciate the sparkles of light. It can be almost anything: A call […]

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October 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 9 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to celebrate Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. No School for MCPS Students: Since it’s Yom Kippur, […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Council Approves Plan to Build Wawa

The City of Gaithersburg’s council has approved plans to build a 5,000 square foot Wawa store across from Gaithersburg High School, on a 1.83-acre site at 405 S. Frederick Ave. This would be the first ever Wawa in Montgomery County. Several Gaithersburg residents testified at a hearing in August and expressed opposition to the plan, […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8 and people of the Jewish faith are celebrating Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Nuts & Bolts of Starting a Business: Maryland Small Business Development […]

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October 7, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Menor Latina Desaparecida en Gaithersburg

Detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery – División de Investigaciones de Víctimas Especiales están pidiendo ayuda al público para localizar a una menor desaparecida de Gaithersburg. Flor Maria Peguero, de 14 años, de Muddy Branch Road, fue vista por última vez aproximadamente a las 7:45 p.m. el miércoles 2 de octubre, en […]

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October 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 7. Showers Monday afternoon then mostly clouds the rest of the week. Cooler days ahead, too. Here’s the forecast. 1. Budget Forum: County Executive Marc Elrich is holding the first of five budget forums at 7 p.m. at the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. Participants will […]

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October 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 4 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Oct. 4. 1. MCPS Early Release: Montgomery County Public Schools close early today, just in time for the weekend! 2. Zumba in the Park: Get moving with this free exercise class at 9:30 a.m. at Meadowbrook Local Park […]

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October 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Registration for Montgomery County’s Emergency Preparedness Class for Oct. 19 Now Closed

Update: The Emergency Preparedness Class is full. A waitlist is available. Montgomery County is providing a free three-hour emergency preparedness training class on Saturday, October 19. Topics covered in the class include response to active shooter incidents, high-performance CPR, the use of tourniquets and family emergency planning. The class is recommended for age 18 and […]

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