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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Cancels St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The City of Gaithersburg announced on Twitter that its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at the Rio Washingtonian Center is canceled over growing coronavirus concerns. The event was scheduled for March 14 and it will not be rescheduled. “Out of an abundance of caution to protect the health & safety of our guests, parade participants […]

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March 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 11-15

Update, March 13: Check before you go to any shows this weekend. Since Governor Hogan’s announcement Thursday regarding the coronavirus pandemic, many shows, particularly those at larger venues have been canceled. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 11-15. Christian Douglas:  Christian Douglas’ original music carries pop, jazz, and soul influence, […]

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March 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Performances, Author Talks

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries and the Commission for Women celebrate with author talks, lectures, arts and crafts, story times and more throughout the month of March. The free programs will take place as follows: Saturday, […]

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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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February 26, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Long Branch Library Will Temporarily Close for Refresh Project

Long Branch Library in Silver Spring will close on March 14 at 6 p. m. due to the interior and exterior renovations under the County’s award winning Library Refurbishment initiative. The library will be closed for an estimated six to nine months. “We look forward to welcoming the customers back to their branch this fall […]

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February 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Trabajo Sí Hay en MCPS

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) están llevando a cabo tres ferias de empleo en marzo para maestros, maestros sustitutos y puestos de servicios de apoyo. MCPS está contratando maestros para todas las materias en todos los grados. Los servicios de apoyo tienen una gran demanda de: apoyo para educadores, servicios de construcción, […]

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February 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

School System to Host Job Fairs in March

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding three job fairs in March for teachers, substitute teachers and supporting services positions. MCPS is hiring teachers for all subjects at all grades. Supporting services has high demand for: paraeducators, building services, security, clerical, cafeteria staff and bus operators. Interested applicants should visit MCPS Careers webpage online to […]

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March 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Reptile Rescues: Two Lizards Saved in Fire, Car Wreck

We’ve heard the old trope about firefighters rescuing cats from trees, but did anyone know that they also rescued lizards? Cousins? I’m not sure, but today @mcfrs assisted an injured Bearded Dragon lizard (pictured at Vet on left) involved in a collision (Seneca Rd & Esworthy Dr) while this afternoon another Bearded Dragon lizard (pictured […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

B-CC Barons Girls’ Season Ends in State Semifinals

The 20th ranked B-CC girls’ basketball team had a chance to send their state semifinal game against Old Mill to overtime but their last second shot missed sparking a celebration for the Patriots. Old Mill held on for a 57-55 win at the SECU Arena at Towson University. The Barons fall to Old Mill 55-57. Even […]

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March 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Elrich Online Thursday, March 14

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Elrich before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich. Questions and answers will be […]

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