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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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November 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 21 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Annual Rockville Turkey Trot: Stay fit this holiday season by joining a mile through Woodley Gardens neighborhood. For those that want to burn off some extra calories, join for a second mile. Please bring a canned food item to support […]

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November 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Thursday, Nov. 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. World Diabetes Day: First created in 1991 to help to spread awareness and education. Health officials say diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure and early death. Simple action can reduce the risk. […]

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July 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  Today is FREE Slurpee Day! From 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM enjoy a free small Slurpee at your local 7 Eleven. 2.  Homeless Community Memorial Service: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Tom Hucker and Will Jawando, along with […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 10 in Montgomery County

We’ve reached this week’s halfway point! It’s Wednesday, July 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Conversation on Racial Equity, Social Justice: Tonight at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is teaming up with Council President Nancy Navarro to host another Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social […]

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May 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five County Libraries Announce Extended Summer Hours

Longer Summer Weekend Evening Hours for Five Branches The county library system is extending the weekend evening hours at five branches from May 31 through Aug. 24. The five branches will be open Friday evenings and Saturdays during the summer. The extended weekend hours began in 2016 at the Rockville Memorial Library. Funding was added […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 2. The practical jokes from April Fools Day are over! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Montgomery Parks Hosts Community Meeting: Montgomery Parks is hosting a community meeting […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Movies Under the Stars: The City of Rockville’s last “Movies in the Parks” event of the summer will feature Zootopia at Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive, starting at dusk. 2. Rockwood Manor Open House: Tour Rockwood Manor Park in Potomac from 4 […]

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November 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 28, in Montgomery County

Here is your look at what people are talking about today, Nov. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Digital deals: It’s Cyber Monday, and the National Retail Federation predicts that over 122 million consumers will shop online today. 2. Holiday shopping safety campaign: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will be joined by public safety officials in […]

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October 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 3rd, in Montgomery County

Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 3rd, in Montgomery County: 1. No school for MCPS students and teachers today. Germantown Library will feature “No School” activities. 2. The 15th Annual Maryland Hispanic Business Conference is happening today at the Bethesda North Marriott. Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is expected to deliver remarks. 3. […]

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