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January 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Jaguars Over Cougars, 70-67, in Hoops Action (PHOTOS)

The Northwest (NW) Jaguars are celebrating a close one after they defeated the Quince Orchard Cougars, 70-67, at home Friday night. Northwest took the lead, 9-7, early in the game. At the end of the first quarter, the score was Northwest 23 and Quince Orchard 16. Northwest’s senior, #25 Adrian Thomas, scored 3 from 60 […]

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January 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Recreation Senior Transportation and Nutrition Program Canceled Friday

Montgomery County Recreation has altered the schedule today, Jan. 5, for recreation centers, senior centers, senior transportation and nutrition program due to the dangerously low temperatures. Senior centers will open at 10 a.m. The senior transportation and nutrition programs are cancelled. Tiny Tot classes that begin before noon are cancelled. All other scheduled programs, classes […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools open two hours late: Montgomery County Public Schools open two hours late today because of the cold. The schools will reevaluate by 7 a.m. to determine if closure of schools is necessary. 2. Bundle up: It’s going to be a cold Friday. The […]

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January 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Charlotte Davis, Jane de Winter, Scott Fosler, and Stuart Rosenthal. Mooers and the panel discuss an upcoming delegation to India with Charlotte Davis of the Rural Maryland Council, the public schools proposed budget for next year with Jane de Winter, the […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Montgomery County Prepares for Snow

UPDATED Montgomery County highway crews are preparing for some snow later today. According to a post on Twitter, the Storm Operations Center is activating at 4 p.m. so crews can prepare for Winter Storm Helena. So far, the county’s winter storm information portal has not been updated. Montgomery County spokesperson Esther Bowring said crews have […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Metro Worker Falls 35 Feet Down Shaft in Bethesda

A Metro worker is hospitalized this morning after he fell down a utility shaft 35 feet below grade in Bethesda, according to a Montgomery County fire spokesperson. It happened overnight at the Elm Street Metro shaft near 7272 Wisconsin Avenue. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters used a rope rescue to extricate the […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Are you ready for some snow? The National Weather Service is predicting that the white stuff will begin falling during rush hour tonight. First accumulating snow of the season expected across most of the region late tomorrow. Here are the highlights. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State HIghway Administration Crews Pretreat Roads for Snow (VIDEO)

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is pretreating roads and interstates in advance of Maryland’s first accumulating snowfall of the season. The SHA crews are spraying salt brine on roads to prevent snow or ice from bonding to the pavement. “The storm is expected to impact Friday morning’s rush hour, which presents […]

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January 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

‘La Vie en Bleu’ Art Exhibit at Strathmore Explores the Color Blue Closes Feb. 19 (PHOTOS)

Strathmore presents its 26th annual juried art exhibit titled “La Vie en Bleu”, which includes artwork exploring the color blue.  The exhibit opens January 7 and runs through February 19 at the Strathmore Mansion. The theme of the exhibit complements Strathmore’s season-long music festival Shades of Blues. The exhibit includes 146 works by 101 artists in […]

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January 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Integrated Health Facility in Rockville Set for Jan. 5

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to join county and state leaders for a ribbon-cutting and open house on Jan. 5 to unveil a new innovative facility in Rockville, according to a news release. The Taft Force Project is a collaboration between three local nonprofits, CCI Health & Wellness Services, Cornerstone Montgomery and Interfaith […]

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