June 18, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Recreation Hosting Online Scavenger Hunt

Montgomery County Recreation announced a 10-week long scavenger hunt, which started Friday, June 12 and will continue until Monday, August 17. At the start of each week, Montgomery County Recreation will post a new challenge on their Facebook page. This week’s challenge includes activities such as, cooking a healthy meal, using your body to spell […]

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June 24, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

July Senior Moment Update

In the July Senior Moment Update, Officer Laurie Reyes provides important tips for those dealing with loved ones that are at risk for wandering or eloping from the home. For more information email Laurie.Reyes@MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov or call 240.773.6525.

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July 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

July Festivals Around the County

The festivities continue beyond July 4th in Montgomery County! Here is a list of festivals happening all around the county this July, in chronological order: Wet, Wacky & Wild Poolesville’s Friday on the Commons festival 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on Friday, July 13 at Whalen Commons will have water slides, inflatables, food trucks, a farmers market […]

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June 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

AARP Smart Driver TEK Workshops Available in Montgomery County

Stay Safe on the Roads: Plan to Attend a Workshop on the Latest in Vehicle Technology The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has developed a new driver workshop with The Hartford Insurance Company to introduce drivers to new technology that is changing the driving experience. The class, AARP Smart Drive TEC, includes information about […]

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April 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Changing Meeting Time to Accommodate Inclement Weather

The Montgomery County Board of Education will change its meeting time to “lessen the impact of inclement weather,” according to a statement released by Montgomery County Public Schools. Currently, the school board conducts two business meetings each month which involves a day meeting that starts at 10:00 a.m., and an evening meeting that begins at […]

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November 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of Judy Docca

School Board Member Dr. Judy Docca Apologizes for Derogatory Remark in July

Earlier this month, Dr. Judy Docca filed to run for a fourth term on Montgomery County School Board, as first reported by Bethesda Beat. This touched off a controversy over a statement Docca made in July during a board meeting. She referred to herself as “retarded” while describing herself as forgetful. The term is considered […]

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July 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville This Week

UPDATED Looking for a bright spot? Grab your camera and head to McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area off River Road in Montgomery County this month. That’s where 30 acres of sunflowers have been planted in nine different fields, and they are expected to reach peak bloom in late July. The sunflowers should be in full bloom […]

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Annual Drive Provides School Supplies to Students in Need (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) held its annual drive for student supplies at Wootton High School this month. The drive provides free school supplies to families and non-profit organizations. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming. Thank you to Kenny & Danielle – 2 of the 60+ student […]

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June 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Appoints Gerald Cichy to Planning Board (VIDEO)

It was unanimous. The Montgomery County Council has appointed Gerald Cichy of Rockville to the Montgomery County Planning Board. Cichy begins his term next month, when the second and final term of Planning Commissioner Amy Presley concludes. By law, the position had to be filled by a Republican, a voter who declines to affiliate with […]

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July 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

Five Things to Know Today, July 10, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Impossible! A Happenstance Circus: It is an homage to classic circus characters and images from the 1930s and 40s, and a show for people of all ages. Performed by Happenstance Theater at the Round House Theatre in Silver Spring. 2. Not Your Average Joe’s: The […]

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