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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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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not in Montgomery County for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Montgomery County released the holiday schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which is observed January 20. County Offices — closed. Libraries — closed. County Liquor Stores — open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation Centers — closed. Aquatics Facilities — open. For information about Montgomery Parks’ holiday schedule, visit its website. Ride […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MLK Day of Service Offers Many Volunteer Opportunities

Montgomery County Volunteer Center Hosts Annual Event at Marriott Conference Center Thousands of 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. 20. The annual event, organized by the Montgomery County Volunteer Center, takes place from 1 to […]

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January 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute: Children of the Dream

Montgomery County’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute is scheduled for Monday, Jan 20 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore. The annual celebration spotlights Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life through music, art, dance, and performance.  A visual arts exhibit prepared by Montgomery County students interpreting the theme […]

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January 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Less Likely Saturday

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has canceled the winter weather advisory in central and southeast Montgomery County. The advisory remains in effect in northwest Montgomery County.   The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County. The advisory is in effect from Saturday morning at 10 a.m. through 9 p.m. for central and […]

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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 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 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Invites Residents to January Meetings on Master Plan Update (VIDEO)

As part of Rockville 2040, the city will hold open house meetings Jan. 11, 16 and 20 to provide residents with feedback on the draft policies and concepts for the update to the city’s comprehensive master plan. Rockville 2040 is the city’s initiative, which began with a community kickoff meeting May 9, 2015, to update […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marriott Selects Wisconsin Avenue Site for New Bethesda Headquarters and Hotel, Leggett Releases Statement

Marriott International officials announced on Friday that the company has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues, […]

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January 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Inauguration Day Tops Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Inauguration Day: Montgomery County government is open but public schools are closed. Find out more, here. 2. Transit Tips: Metro has posted info on its website about the best ways to commute to Washington, D.C. today and tomorrow. 3. Safety and Security: […]

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