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March 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Schools Open Monday; Officials Caution Misinformation on Social Media

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announce the district will be open Monday, March 9 and operating on a normal schedule. The school district is aware of fake posts circulating on social media suggesting schools will be closed due to the coronavirus. MCPS officials stress that any information about school closures or updates regarding the coronavirus […]

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March 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

Remember to Check Your Clocks Daylight saving time starts Sunday morning, March 8 at 2 a.m. Remember to check your clocks and set them ahead by one hour before going to sleep Saturday night. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when daylight saving time begins or ends. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

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March 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Detour on ICC for Tolling System Work: March 6-9

Crews will shut down a stretch of the ICC at Columbia Pike The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is implementing new electronic tolling systems along the Intercounty Connector (ICC). As a result, a section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed March 6-9. Part of those upgrades, which will continue through early […]

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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 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 4-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 4-8. The Amateurs:  Written by Jordan Harrison and directed by Jason King Jones, this comedy is set in 14th Century Europe as a traveling troupe of actors struggle to put on a play of Noah’s flood while also trying to escape the Black Death. […]

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March 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Recuerde Adelantar el Reloj el Domingo

Recuerde Cambiar la Hora de su Reloj El horario de verano comienza el domingo por la mañana, 8 de marzo a las 2 a.m. Recuerde revisar sus relojes y adelantarlos una hora antes de irse a dormir el sábado por la noche. Muchos dispositivos electrónicos se ajustan automáticamente cuando comienza o termina el horario de […]

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February 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Accepting Submissions for ‘Make Music Montgomery’ Contest

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) third annual “Just for the Record –  A Vinyl Day” takes place Saturday, April 18 at the Silver Spring Library. For the second year, the event will include a live music contest titled “Make Music Montgomery.” MCPL is currently accepting submissions to the contest. All acts must contain a live […]

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March 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 8-March 10

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m. It is also a good time to check your smoke alarms. The Bernard/Ebb songwriting competition honors the region’s best songwriters. The finalists perform in a live concert Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Bethesda […]

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February 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Media Literacy Skills on the Rise at Albert Einstein HS

Albert Einstein High School Freshmen Present Media Literacy Exhibit Stanford University recently published a study to evaluate student civic online reasoning or the ability to identify credible information found on the Internet. The study concluded that “when it comes to evaluating information that flows through social media channels, they are easily duped.” Albert Einstein ninth […]

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March 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Peter Franchot Headlines Small Business Network Series March 8 at MCM

Peter Franchot was the featured speaker at the March 8 Small Business Network (SBN) event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Peter Franchot was elected Maryland’s 33rd Comptroller in 2006 and overwhelmingly reelected in 2010 and again in 2014. As Comptroller, Peter Franchot has been an independent voice and fiscal watchdog for the taxpayers […]

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