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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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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 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Nov. 2, in Montgomery County 1. Mobile STEM Lab: The Curiosity Cube™ will be making three stops in Montgomery County through Monday, Nov. 5. Today the lab will be at the Boys and Girls Club in Germantown from 3 to 6 p.m. 2. MCM Football Coverage: MCM’s Friday Night […]

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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registration and election worker recruitment drives Oct. 1 through Oct. 16 at local public libraries: Monday, Oct. 1 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Aspen Hill, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville Tuesday, Oct. 2 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Chevy Chase, 8005 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase Wednesday, Oct. 3 (5 p.m.-8 […]

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August 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Labor Day

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, Sept. 3: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 2 and 4. County Liquor stores – all County liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – Bethesda, Germantown, Western County, Wheaton/Glenmont and MLK outdoor […]

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March 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in February

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in February. For the month of February, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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