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January 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 18-Jan. 20

Celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the City of Rockville’s Martin Luther King, Jr Day celebration in the morning or at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tribute & Celebration at Strathmore Monday afternoon. Both events include performances and awards. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day also provides an opportunity to give back to […]

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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Schools to Hold Job Open Houses for Furloughed Federal Employees and Contractors

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding two open houses for furloughed federal employees and contractors seeking employment. The open houses are scheduled for Jan. 15 and Jan. 18. Job seekers are asked to bring their resume and federal identification to the open house. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted during the open house. MCPS is […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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January 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know For Jan. 18 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Thursday, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Boom in Bethesda: Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation(MCDOT) will conduct a single controlled blast beneath Rockville Pike (MD 355) near the Medical Center Metro Station today between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 2. Local Emergency Planning Council: The Local Emergency Planning Council (LEPC) will […]

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January 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Leggett to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Submit Questions Online

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Residents are invited to submit questions to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted on the county’s website during and after the chat.

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Now Providing Security at County Council Meetings (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are now providing security at Montgomery County Council meetings, according to police spokesperson Rick Goodale. At his weekly briefing, County Council President Roger Berliner was asked about the presence of uniformed officers at a recent County Council meeting. “There is a feeling that there is a different anger out there, and […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

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SHA Road Work in Montgomery County Suspended for Inauguration Events

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is suspending non-emergency lane closures from today through Jan. 21 in anticipation of heavy traffic volumes associated with the Presidential Inauguration and other associated events. According to a news release, the SHA is deploying additional emergency response technicians to help clear disabled vehicles and crashes on major routes in […]

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January 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council voted 5-4 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. 2. Got questions about life in Montgomery County?Executive Ike Leggett is holding a virtual town hall meeting from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. today. 3. […]

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January 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Hold Five Budget Forums This Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold five forums on the the fiscal year 2018 operating budget this month. The first budget forum is scheduled for Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. “Public forums are the residents’ opportunity to tell me what is important to […]

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January 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute took place Jan. 18 at The Music Center at Strathmore  at 3:30 p.m. The theme of the 2016 program is “Renewing the Dream: Hope in Today’s Times.” You may watch the tribute in its entirety below:  

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