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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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January 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Digging Out in Downtown Kentlands (PHOTOS)

Things are slowly getting back to normal in downtown Kentlands as area merchants and residents continue to dig out from under over two feet of snow. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos, below, on Monday afternoon that show the narrow Gaithersburg streets are outlined with snow piled high. The Market Square Plaza also greets visitors […]

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January 25, 2016 | Willie James Inman

photo The Town of Chevy Chase sign

UPDATED: Mayor of Chevy Chase Ask Residents to Assist With Snow Removal

UPDATE: January 25, 10 p.m. Chevy Chase officials released an update on winter weather activities. The Town’s snow removal operation continues and crews will operate continuously until the streets and town sidewalks are clear. Household trash will not be collected on Tuesday and a later update about Wednesday collection will be posted on Tuesday. Officials […]

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January 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools and most local offices are closed today as the big dig out continues in Montgomery County. Local officials are asking residents to stay off the roads while the cleanup continues. 2. Highway services crews are now working on the residential streets […]

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