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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 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Section of ICC Will Close Next Two Weekends for Tolling System Upgrades

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Jan. 24-27 and Jan. 31-Feb. 3. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of […]

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January 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 23-26

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 23-26. Paul Galbraith and Antonio Meneses:  Strathmore’s Inspired Pairings concerts continue with master classical guitarist Paul Galbraith paired with master cellist Anotnio Meneses for a concert in The Mansion. Enjoy an evening of Brazilian and classical music performed with breathtaking skill. Thursday, January 23 […]

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January 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Friday, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Close Early:  Montgomery County Public Schools close early today as the second marking period comes to an end. 2. Assistance for Furloughed Workers: Montgomery County provides a web portal for federal employees and contractors to find assistance provided by organizations throughout the County. The web […]

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January 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 25-Jan. 27

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is offering discounts and free activities to furloughed federal workers. Here are some additional suggestions for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 25 Angelina Ballerina:  Angelina Ballerina brings to life the beloved storybook about a fictional mouse who is training to become a ballerina. […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

1. MCPS Early Dismissal: It is the end of the second marking period for the public schools, students are dismissed after lunch. 2. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board will hold a pubic hearing for the working draft of the new Bicycle Mater Plan at Planning Headquarters in Silver Spring beginning at 6 p.m. A copy of […]

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January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Appoints Jheanelle Wilkins to Maryland House of Delegates

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Jheanelle Wilkins to the Maryland General Assembly. The governor appointed Wilkins to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Ms. Wilkins will be a strong advocate for her constituents in Montgomery County in her new role as state […]

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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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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Council Narrows Pool for Vacant Council Seat

The Gaithersburg City Council has narrowed the selection of candidates for the Council seat left vacant by the passing of Henry Marraffa from 12 candidates to five. The five candidates are Jose Contreras, James McNulty, Yvette Monroe, James Rolfes and Laurie-Ann Sayles. These candidates are expected to deliver a three minute statement at the Mayor […]

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January 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Red Brick Court House Damaged by Heavy Snow (Photos)

Montgomery County officials are overseeing building repairs at the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square, in the city of Rockville, after some pieces of the historic building fell to the ground from the weight of heavy snow earlier this week. General Services Director David Dise said crews shoveling sidewalks in the area heard a giant […]

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