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March 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registrations and election worker recruitment drives March 7 through March 28 at local public libraries: Saturday, March 7 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Damascus, 9701 Main Street, Damascus Gaithersburg, 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg Silver Spring, 900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring Saturday, March 14 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Bethesda […]

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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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September 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September. 2: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County Alcohol Beverage Services – all ABS stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – Aquatics programs and facilities open.  […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 8 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! It’s July 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. FIFA Women’s World Cup final: The United States Women’s National Team team beat the Netherlands, 2-0, in Sunday’s final. Washington Spirit’s Rose Lavelle scored in the 69th minute to make the score 2-0 and she was awarded the Bronze […]

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July 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland State Holiday: Governor Hogan announced in late June that today would be a holiday for state employees. An unexpected day off. 2. Police Investigation: A video posted to Twitter Thursday prompts an investigation. The video shows a Montgomery […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Pools Open on Memorial Day Weekend for Summer Season

Summer is nearly here and Montgomery County will offer residents a place to cool off. The County’s outdoor pools officially open at noon on Saturday, May 25th. During the pre-season from May 25 to June 14, the outdoor pools will be open on weekends and Memorial Day. The hours are noon to 6 p.m. The […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 24 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commencements: Five schools hold graduation ceremonies today. Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. at the school. Stephen Knolls School, Silver Spring, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. […]

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May 23, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 23 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Celebrates Building Safety Month: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and the Montgomery County Council will recognize Building Safety Month with a joint proclamation as they honor the educators, mentors and safety officials who keep our […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Voice Recognition Technology for Seniors: Paul Burden, founder of Our Voice, demonstrates Alexa and other voice recognition devices to assist seniors aging in place. 2. All Things Frogs:  Join county environmental protection staff for training about local frogs and toads and […]

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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 15. Expect strong winds today and thunderstorms Friday. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Work: The County Council is on recess this week with the next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 23. Here’s the Council’s upcoming agenda. 2. Working for a Living: The 50+ Employment Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to […]

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