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December 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan Declares Christmas Eve State Holiday

Several state employees will officially have a day off on Christmas Eve. Gov. Larry Hogan has declared Dec. 24 as a state holiday, meaning the state’s government agencies and offices will be closed that day. “Today I am declaring Thursday, December 24, 2020 a state holiday in observance of Christmas Eve. In a year that […]

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December 11, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

County Wants to Share Residents’ Holiday Decorations

To boost holiday spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic, Montgomery County is inviting residents to submit photos of winter and holiday decorations that will then be displayed on the county’s website. County Executive Marc Elrich wants the sharing of spirit and joy to be celebrated together. “I know this year has been extremely difficult for so […]

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November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Bethesda Big Train Returns for Virtual Holiday Events and Auctions

Bethesda Big Train Base Ball will be returning this month, but not to the baseball diamond. In order to stay connected with fans and the community, the organization is launching the virtual Big Train Base Ball & Holiday Auction this week. Streamed on bigtrain.tv, Bethesda Community Base Ball Club will be hosting four one-hour specials on Sunday […]

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September 4, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Labor Day

Montgomery County Government Holiday Schedule Like other holidays observed during the pandemic, this year’s Labor Day celebration will be unlike any other. Here’s the holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, Sept. 7: County offices – remain closed. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – all ABS stores will be open from noon to 5 p.m. […]

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February 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17. Montgomery County County Offices – closed Libraries – closed Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – all stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open.  Recreation centers, senior centers […]

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November 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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November 27, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres durante el Día de Acción de Gracias en Montgomery

Aquí hay un vistazo a lo que está abierto y lo que no está abierto durante el Día de Acción de Gracias en el Condado de Montgomery: Oficinas del condado – cerradas. Bibliotecas cerradas. Tiendas de licores del condado – cerradas. Recreación: todos los programas e instalaciones están cerrados. Parques de Montgomery: para conocer el […]

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November 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Diabetes Support Group: Support, knowledge, and resources will be available. This will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center [3950 Ferrara Drive] in Wheaton. Newcomers are welcome. 2.Early Release for MCPS Students: MCPS students […]

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July 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Este 4 de julio no tome y maneje, se ofrecen viajes gratis

SoberRide del Día de la Independencia del Programa de Alcohol Regional de Washington (WRAP) Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s (WRAP) 2019 Independence Day SoberRide, ofrece viajes gratis en Lyft para evitar que los conductores beban y se pongan tras el volante. El servicio gratuito está disponible desde las 7 p.m. del día jueves, 4 de julio […]

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July 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

SoberRide Available July Fourth Holiday to Prevent Drunk Driving

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s (WRAP) 2019 Independence Day SoberRide program is offering free Lyft rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. The free service is available from 7 p.m. Thursday, July 4 until 2 a.m. Friday, July 5. To receive a free Lyft ride home (up to $15), use the […]

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