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January 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Jan. 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCM’s January Small Business Network: County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro talk with host Kelly Leonard about “Making Montgomery County Business Friendlier” at today’s sold-out event. Watch their discussion via livestream at 9 a.m.: mcmlive.org. 2. County Capital Budget: […]

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January 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Volunteer Opportunities for MLK Day of Service Projects

Thousands of local residents are expected to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and teachings by taking part in Montgomery County’s MLK Day of Service event on Jan. 21. The annual event, organized by the Montgomery County Volunteer Center, takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference […]

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January 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Gubernatorial Inauguration: Today is Governor Larry Hogan’s Inauguration. The pre-inaugural service starts at 9 a.m. on the North Lawn of the Maryland State House in Annapolis. The Swearing-In Ceremony of Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford and Governor Larry Hogan will start at […]

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January 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closings in Montgomery County

Here’s the rundown of what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Martin Luther King, Jr Day, Jan 21: 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; all other classes and programs are canceled; Administrative office, senior […]

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January 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Students Can Sleep Late: Montgomery County Public Schools are opening two-hours late today because of weather conditions. 2. Back to Work: The Montgomery County government is opening on time today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are opening two hours […]

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January 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Jan. 14. The National Weather Service says the snow is over. Here’s the forecast. 1. Effects of Snow: The snow might be over, but school has been canceled and administrative offices will open two hours late. Community use of schools has been canceled as well. Montgomery County Circuit Court will open at […]

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January 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 11, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Social: Federal workers, contractors and their families, and the community are invited to a dinner organized by Councilmember Tom Hucker tonight at Blair High School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here and RSVP here. 2. Antonio Salazar Meeting: […]

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January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

BlackRock Center for the Arts Offers Discount Tickets for Furloughed Employees

BlackRock Center for the Arts is offering furloughed federal employees discounted tickets to both the Jan. 11 Johnny Rawls concert and the Jan. 12 Potomac Fever and the Rock Creek Singers concert. Any guest that presents a federal employee or federal contractor ID may purchase a ticket for $5. BlackRock Center for the Arts is […]

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 9, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Rally: Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8) is inviting the community to rally with him to show support for federal workers, private contractors, and others impacted by the federal government shutdown. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) and J. David Cox, the president of American Federation of […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 8, and here are five things you need to know: 1. NIH Speakers Club: Want to build your leadership skills or become a more confident speaker? NIH Evening Speakers Club meets from 7:30 – 9 p.m. today at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. More information can be found here. 2. Trivia Night: From 7 […]

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