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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A Guide for Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

February offers many ways to honor Black History Month. Much like last year, organizations in the county plan to host programs and events commemorating both the history and the prominent role of African Americans in the community. Below are some of the various events that will take place during Black History Month throughout Montgomery County: “Family Day: Black […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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July 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Jawando Listens to Residents’ Concerns During Library Tour

Councilmember Will Jawando held a meeting in his Library Listening Tour at the Long Branch Library in Silver Spring Monday night, speaking with residents about issues in their library and the county as a whole. Issues brought up by residents included the lack of resources in libraries, particularly after-school programs. While Jawando and the council […]

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February 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 5., and it’s the start of Lunar New Year! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda for the meeting here. 2. Public Hearing: There will be a public hearing today in the Council […]

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November 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Nov. 30, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Hoggle Case: It’s been over four years since siblings Sarah (7) and Jacob (5) Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in Sept. of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, was charged with their murder over 14 months ago. A status hearing […]

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October 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Purple Line Construction Expected To Impact Long Branch Library Access Temporarily

Construction for the Purple Line is underway and starting Nov. 2, portions of Arliss Street will be closed which will impact access to Long Branch Library, according to a news release. The north part of Arliss Street from Flower Avenue to Walden Road will be shut down but access to the library will be available from […]

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December 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for GlaxoSmithKline Global Vaccines U.S. Research & Development Center today in Rockville. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will be holding an all-day business meeting today. Superintendent Jack Smith […]

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October 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County’s Board of Education has voted to seek a waiver from the state of Maryland to start the 2017-2018 school year before Labor Day. 2. Now is the time to get your flu shot. Maryland health officials have confirmed the first […]

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September 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 21st, in Montgomery County: 1. A fair to mark Emergency Preparedness month is scheduled to take place at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County campus today starting at 11 a.m. 2. Long Branch Library will host a Flower Branch Apartments Disaster Support Group at 6 p.m. 3. […]

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August 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County: 1.  Maryland State Highway recently began constructing safety modifications at the intersection of River Road and Braeburn Parkway. The intersection is the site of the tragic roadside accident that killed three Whitman High School family members. 2. The National Intrepid Center of […]

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