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January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Wintry Mix Expected Saturday, MCPS Activities Resume After Noon

UPDATED 1.14.17 10 a.m. The city of Gaithersburg facilities are opening at noon. Update 1/14: All City facilities will be opening at noon. Classes/programs/activities starting before noon at all sites are cancelled. — City of Gaithersburg (@GburgMD) January 14, 2017 Pavement conditions are wet and, in some spots, slick. Drivers should use caution as conditions […]

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January 12, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 13 – Jan. 16 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Observe the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the MLK Celebration & Tribute at Strathmore Monday afternoon or at the City of Rockville’s celebration in the morning. Both events include performances and awards. Art: Take a guided tour of […]

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January 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

‘La Vie en Bleu’ Art Exhibit at Strathmore Explores the Color Blue Closes Feb. 19 (PHOTOS)

Strathmore presents its 26th annual juried art exhibit titled “La Vie en Bleu”, which includes artwork exploring the color blue.  The exhibit opens January 7 and runs through February 19 at the Strathmore Mansion. The theme of the exhibit complements Strathmore’s season-long music festival Shades of Blues. The exhibit includes 146 works by 101 artists in […]

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January 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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State Police Superintendent Marcus Brown Resigns

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Marcus Brown announced late today he will resign his position on Jan. 19 to pursue other opportunities. In a letter to Maryland State Police troopers and civilian employees, Colonel Brown said he is leaving with a “heavy heart.” He thanked Maryland State Police employees for their outstanding service to the […]

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January 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Governor-elect Hogan Meets with Senator Barbara Mikulski (PHOTO)

Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan met with senior Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski on Jan. 14 at Harry Brown’s restaurant in Annapolis before he greeted legislators for the first day of the Maryland General Assembly. “I was very pleased to have the opportunity to meet with Senator Mikulski today, and we had a very productive discussion,” said […]

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January 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow from 4 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 14. According to the advisory, about one inch of snow could accumulate. The snow is expected to begin between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning before mixing with periods of sleet and dissipating […]

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January 14, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery County Public Schools Will Open Two Hours Late on Jan. 14

Montgomery County Public Schools and administrative offices will open two hours late today, Jan. 14, due to emergency weather conditions. Day care programs may open as scheduled.  Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs […]

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January 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wintry Mix Predicted for Wednesday Morning Commute

For the second time this week, winter weather threatens road travel during the morning hours. The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is again urging motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts later today and tonight as meteorologists call for the possibility of snow and freezing rain during Wednesday morning’s commute. If you can’t delay your travel, […]

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January 14, 2014 | Staff Writer

Minimum Wage Rally in Annapolis

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown pledged to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 by 2016 and index it to inflation thereafter at a rally before hundreds of minimum wage supporters as well as elected officials, faith leaders, low-wage workers and business owners in Annapolis on the evening of Jan. […]

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January 13, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Council Meets on Jan. 14

The Montgomery County Council will begin its review on Jan. 14 of the first proposed major changes in the County Zoning Ordinance since 1978. The Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee held numerous worksessions over the past six months on revisions that were recommended by the County’s Planning Board. The worksession for Tuesday […]

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