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June 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

8 Additional County Libraries Reopen Monday

Eight additional Montgomery County public libraries opened Monday after six reopened June 1 for the first time in over a year due to COVID-19. The following libraries reopened Monday: Aspen Hill Library at 4407 Aspen Hill Road in Rockville Damascus Library at 9701 Main Street Davis Library at 6400 Democracy Blvd. in Bethesda Little Falls […]

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May 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: ‘I Don’t Have Enough Staff Right Now to Open Up All the Libraries’

At his weekly media briefing on Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich was asked by a reporter about why libraries, recreation centers, and senior centers still have not reopened. According to Elrich, there are “different issues” for why these places have not fully reopened. “One is you know we don’t we don’t have everybody vaccinated then […]

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February 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Libraries Go Fine Free to Ensure Equity

All current library fines for overdue books have been erased and new fines will not be levied as Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) go fine free as of Feb. 1. Similar to 200 library systems around the country, MCPL is ending fines so that people who want to borrow books or digital materials will no […]

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December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 16, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 16. It is the seventh night of Hanukkah, Christmas is nine days away, and we might be in for snow today. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Winter Weather: The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory for parts of our […]

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November 10, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is this Wednesday, Nov. 11. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule: County offices – Closed. State offices and courts – Closed. Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – Stores open noon to 7 p.m. County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be collected Wednesday, Nov. 11.  After […]

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November 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Qué está Abierto y Qué está Cerrado el Día de los Veteranos?

El Día de los Veteranos es este miércoles 11 de noviembre. El condado de Montgomery ha publicado el siguiente calendario para el día festivo: Oficinas del condado – Cerradas. Oficinas estatales y tribunales: cerrados. Bibliotecas – Cerradas. Licorerías del condado: las tiendas abren desde el mediodía hasta las 7 p.m. Recolección de basura / reciclaje […]

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February 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Feb. 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Maple Sugaring Days: February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. You’ll have an  opportunity to experience an American tradition. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. This will take place at 1400 Glenallan Avenue in Wheaton […]

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February 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Feb. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Capital Budget Public Hearing: County Executive Marc Elrich recently unveiled his 2021-2026 capital budget. Communities can offer testimony about this budget at 1:30 and 7 p.m. at the Council Office Building in Rockville, located at 100 Maryland Avenue. 2. Celebrate Febrewary: Residents […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Feb. 4 and it’s report card day at Montgomery County Public Schools. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Councilmember Will Jawando will give a proclamation to recognize Library Lovers Month. Here’s a look at the full […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 3 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 3. 1. Super Bowl LIV: Congratulations Kansas City Chiefs for your 20-31 win Sunday, making two Good Counsel alumni Super Bowl Champs, Kendal Fuller and Dorian O’Daniel. Their Good Counsel football coach, Bob Milloy, spoke with MyMCMedia last week before the big game. 2. […]

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