jan. 31

October 30, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Raskin Launches Reading Program For Elementary Students

Rep. Jamie Raskin is launching a reader’s program encouraging elementary school students and their families to read, according to a press release. The program, called Raskin’s Readers, will start Saturday, Oct. 31, and it will go through Jan. 31, 2021. The program challenges students from kindergarten to fifth grade, along with family members or guardians, […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 30-Feb 2. Beijing Guitar Duo:  The Beijing Guitar Duo is composed of the gifted young guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang. Winners of many international guitar competitions, they first met while studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, with the acclaimed Professor Chen […]

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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 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 31 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Thursday, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets today and the meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Budget Forum: County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting another FY20 Operating Budget Forum at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. The event is open […]

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January 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools to Open Two Hours Late Thursday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will open two hours late on Jan. 31 due to forecasted subzero wind chills. An announcement will be made by 7 a.m. if schools will be closed. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are […]

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January 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Apartment Fire Displaces Aspen Hill Residents

An apartment fire displaced 21 people from their homes, according to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS). It happened in the 2900 block of Hewitt Avenue in Aspen Hill on Tuesday afternoon at the Somerset Apartments. Residents discovered the fire on the top floor of the three-story apartment building, according to MCFRS spokesman Pete […]

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January 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Governor Hogan Delivers State of the State Address Jan. 31

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan delivered his 2018 State of the State address at noon on Wednesday from the House of Delegates Chamber at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. His remarks were live streamed on Maryland Public Television, here, and on his Facebook page. Watch a video of the address below:

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January 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

NASA Streams the Super Blue Moon Total Eclipse Live

Update: The livestream is complete. The first “Super Blue Blood Moon” in 166 years takes place today. The National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) are streaming the event live. Related post: What Does a Super Blue Blood Moon Even Mean?

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January 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Super Blue Blood Moon: After 166 years, a lunar event called a “Super Blue Blood Moon,” will take place between 6:30 and 7:15 in the morning. 2. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has extended the hypothermia alert until noon. The Hypothermia Alert for Montgomery County has been […]

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January 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

What Does a Super Blue Blood Moon Even Mean?

Skywatchers are in for a rare occurrence. After 166 years, a lunar event called a “Super Blue Blood Moon,” will take place early Wednesday morning. But what does that even mean? According to Geoff Chester, public affairs officer at the United States Naval Observatory, a blue moon is the second full moon in a calendar […]

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