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February 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 15-Feb. 17

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 entertainment around the county this weekend.   Friday, Feb. 15 Latin Passion:  Grammy-nominated singer Luisito Rosario and […]

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February 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Holiday Schedule for Presidents Day

Here’s a list of offices and services that are open and some that are not on Monday, Feb. 18 for Presidents Day. County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities are open. Senior centers and administrative offices are closed. Montgomery […]

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February 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Four of the 10 Most Diverse Cities in America Are in Montgomery County

According to a study by Wallet Hub, four of the top 10 most diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking San Francisco and Los Angeles. Wallet Hub recently released a study that ranked four Montgomery County cities as most diverse in the country. The finance website placed Gaithersburg, Germantown, Silver Spring and Rockville […]

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February 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12. Schools are opening on time today. We’re supposed to be getting freezing rain all day. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets today from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. MCPS Board of Education Day Business Meeting: MCPS’s Board of Education is meeting today at […]

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February 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Feb. 11 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Feb. 11. Nice weekend? Today, not so much. Here’s the forecast. 1. Troubled Properties: The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee meets to discuss an executive regulation that forth a methodology for designating troubled properties under county law, based on the severity and quantity of violations. You can read the […]

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February 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Extends Extreme Cold Plan Through Sunday

Update: The Hypothermia Alert issued Friday is extended through Sunday at 6 p.m.   Montgomery County has issued a Hypothermia Alert from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Saturday due to expected wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees. Make sure you keep warm and keep your pets indoors if they aren’t supervised. Report cold-related concerns for […]

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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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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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