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January 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute: Women of the Dream

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host the 2019 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday and Tribute Celebration scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The event is produced by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights. The annual celebration spotlights Rev. […]

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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 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Suspect in Silver Spring Bank Robbery Attempt Shot and Killed

It all started at 10:48 a.m. Wednesday when police responded to the BB&T Bank on the 1100 block of Wayne Avenue in downtown Silver Spring. Sgt. Rebecca Innocenti with Montgomery County Police says they believe the suspect entered the bank and demanded money. Officials say the suspect mentioned that he had a bomb in a book bag, and […]

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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 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 19, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 20 – Jan. 22 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. A special children’s production of The Odyssey […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Metro Increases Hours and Trains on Saturday for the Women’s March

The Metro is opening two hours early on Saturday because of the Women’s March. Metro CEO and General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced, today, that the Metrorail system will open at 5 a.m. on Jan. 21, and the system is adding up to two dozen additional trains to accommodate those attending the Women’s March on Washington. […]

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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 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women’s Democratic Club Discuss Priorities During Trump’s Administration

The Women’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County held a special meeting Thursday evening in Bethesda to discuss its priorities during Trump’s administration as well as strategies for the next election. “Now more than ever with a Trump presidency looming, we must stand together,” said President Betsy Loyless, first vice president. “We must sustain ourselves as […]

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January 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Public Libraries to Host First Comic Convention

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is hosting its first comic convention entitled, MoComCon on Jan. 21, according to a news release. The event is opened to residents of all ages no matter your comic expertise. This year’s event will include: • Dalek Drawbots with FutureMakers for children • Comic Drawing with William Jones for children […]

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