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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Elrich to Meet with Poolesville Residents Tuesday (Live Stream)

County Executive Marc Elrich Visits Poolesville on Listening Tour County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. He wants to hear from residents about the most important issues. The next listening session takes place Tuesday at Poolesville High School which is located at 17501 W. Willard Road. […]

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December 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Examines Hiring & Firing in the #MeToo Era

Montgomery Community Media’s December Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines best practices for hiring and firing in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of business experts on best practices for employee hiring and firing, including Erin Allen of Contemporaries, Meredith “Merry” Campbell of Shulman Rogers, and Jody Friend of JLM […]

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November 16, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Cold Weather: Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert until 10 a.m. today. Keep warm and be aware of any weather-related cancellations. 2. Garden of Lights: Visit Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, for an opportunity to step into a winter […]

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October 31, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Small Business Network Panel: “Diversity of the Local Supply Chain”

Update Nov. 14: This networking session has been canceled. The next session will take place Thursday, Dec. 6. Montgomery Community Media’s November Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines the economic value of supplier diversity programs. Kelly Leonard will moderate a panel of business experts on supply chain diversity, including Carmen Ortiz Larson of Aquas, Inc., […]

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October 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 26 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Film Screening of American Feud: Filmmakers Simone Fary and Richard Hall will lead a question and answer period following the screening of their film, American Feud: A History of Conservatives and Liberals at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 2. BOOtanica:  Brookside […]

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October 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting:  Today is the first day for early voting at 11 locations around the county. Here’s a comprehensive look at local races and news, information and candidate statements for the upcoming General Election.  More information can be found by clicking here. 2. FLASH Bus Rapid […]

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October 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Just So You Know: Saturday Happenings Oct. 20

Here are a number of things to do Saturday, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County. Heritage Harvest Celebrate autumn and the fall harvest in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. Stop and visit a wide variety of farms. Fun family activities will include farm tours, markets, crafts for kids, farm animals, and food for sale. Admission is […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Tries to Rob Kensington 7-Eleven

A woman tried to rob a convenience store in Kensington on Tuesday, and on Thursday, police released surveillance video in hopes someone can identify the culprit. The attempted robbery took place about 3:45 p.m. at the 7-Eleven at 3507 University Blvd. West, police said. The woman entered the store, holding a handgun inside a plastic […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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August 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 31 – Sept. 3

Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 48th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s showcase of Irish music and dance. The popular Kentlands/Lakelands 5K race takes place Saturday. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and […]

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