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March 3, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

MCPS Adjusts Calendar in Preparation for In-Person Return March 15

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will officially begin the phased return of students to in-person instruction on March 15 and, in preparation, will be making schedule adjustments for the week prior. According to MCPS, the following instructional calendar has been set for the week of March 8: Monday, March 8: No virtual or in-person classes […]

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January 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Applications for Restaurant Relief Grants Open Feb. 1

Restaurant owners can apply for COVID-19 relief grants from Montgomery County beginning Feb. 1. The Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed Jan. 26 to allocate almost $5 million for restaurants in the county to help them recover from the impact of the coronavirus. This is the county’s second round of funding to assist restaurants, food trucks, […]

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January 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Urges Maryland Schools to Offer In-Person Learning by March 1

Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday urged all school districts in Maryland to offer some form of classroom instruction by March 1. Hogan’s urging comes days after President Joe Biden released a plan aiming to reopen most K-8 schools his first 100 days in office. Hogan said that since August the state has authorized all school […]

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December 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Proposes Decreased Budget for FY 2022 as Enrollment Drops

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith announced in a prerecorded video Thursday that he’s recommending a $2.7 billion operating budget for the fiscal year 2022. The budget is a 1.5% decrease and a $42.6 million decrease from the FY 2021 budget. Smith said the budget was developed recognizing the “profound” impact the coronavirus has had […]

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March 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: County Officials Provide Update on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Sunday

Montgomery County County Executive Marc Elrich and Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles provided an update on the coronavirus pandemic as it relates to the County.  The media briefing took place Sunday, March 15 at 4 p.m. at the Dennis Avenue Health Center, 2000 Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring. The briefing includes an update on the […]

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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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February 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Artists Invited to Apply for Sandy Spring Museum Collaborative on Migration

Each artist will be paired with a non-artist who is a recent refugee to the DC metro area. Together the artist and non-artist will create a work of art based on the non-artist’s story of migration to the United States. This collaboration will take place over the course of several months with work sessions held […]

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February 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Gaithersburg Cancels Lucky Dog 5K

Update, Feb. 25: The City of Gaithersburg has cancelled the upcoming Lucky Dog 5K race scheduled for March 15 due to unforeseen circumstances. More information may be found here. Original: Registration is open for Gaithersburg’s newest 5K race, The Lucky Dog. The race, open to runners or walkers and their dogs, takes place on Sunday, […]

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March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 15-March 17

The Gaithersburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place at Rio Washingtonian Center Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. Following The parade route begins at Rio Boulevard and Grand Corner and continues down Grand Corner to the Kohl’s. Following the parade there will be live entertainment at the lakefront plaza. The St. Patrick’s Outdoor Festival at the Rockville Town […]

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March 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 15 in Montgomery County: 1. County FY 19 Operating Budget: County Executive Ike Leggett unveils his recommended Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget at noon. Watch online at Ch6 (Comcast & RCN), Ch 30 (Verizon) or on the MyMCMedia website. Join the conversation on Twitter, use #mocobudget19. […]

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