Long Branch

August 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Jueves Puede Participar en el Club Virtual de Conversación en Español

El popular club de conversación en español que ofrece las Bibliotecas de Long Branch y Silver Spring, se llevará a cabo virtualmente en zoom en jueves 27. Las conversaciones dentro del club se llevan a cabo completamente en español y es una oportunidad para que los estudiantes de idiomas desarrollen mayores habilidades de comprensión auditiva […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

MCPL ‘Holds to Go’ Service Begins July 6

Montgomery County Public Libraries will start contact free pick-up services beginning July 6 at all branches with the exception of the Noyes and Long Branch libraries. “We’re so excited our customers can once again get the physical books they want,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “The process is easy while being as safe as possible […]

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May 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Long Branch Organizes Meaningful Cinco de Mayo Takeout Tuesday

The Long Branch neighborhood of Silver Spring has organized an effort to support restaurants on Cinco de Mayo as well as to assist residents in need during the COVID-19 health crisis. Maryland restaurants have been operating with only carryout and delivery services since dine-in service was banned throughout the State by order of Governor Larry […]

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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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