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May 20, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, May 20. Chance of rain today, Thursday and Friday. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meet at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. A District 17 wrap-up is on the agenda. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. The Poolesville Town […]

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May 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Seeks Organizations to Host Naloxone Training Sessions

Montgomery County’s Opioid Response Program provides training to the community on the use of Naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone is a nasal spray which is relatively simple to administer. In the past year, the County has trained more than 1,200 residents to use Naloxone to save someone’s life. The Opioid […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MLK Indoor Pool Will Be Closed For the Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Pool in Silver Spring will close for mechanical work on May 20. During the closure, the pool filters will be upgraded in the facilities. According to a press release from the county, MLK Indoor will “reopen in early September.” Robin Riley, the director for Montgomery County Recreation, released a statement […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Authors Leave Gaithersburg Book Festival Impressed (VIDEO)

About 130 authors attended the 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival at the grounds of City Hall on May 20th, and their reviews of this literary event are glowing. “I think the Gaithersburg Book Festival is fantastic,” said author Mark Shriver, who was at the festival to discuss his latest book, Pilgrimage: My Search for the […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Firefighters Investigate School Bus Fire at MCPS Depot

UPDATE 5.22.17 Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said there is nothing suspicious about the school bus fire at the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) bus depot at Crabbs Branch Way over the weekend. Piringer said investigators believe the fire was electrical in nature and it may have originated in the dashboard. He […]

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May 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Lane Closures Near NIH Planned

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will close two northbound lanes of Rockville Pike (MD 355) between Woodmont Avenue and Center Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, according to a notice from the BRAC coordinator office of Montgomery County Executive […]

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May 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Forum on the Future of Olney Town Commons to Be Held on May 20

Staff from the Montgomery County Department of General Services (DGS) are inviting residents to attend a planning forum to discuss the types of programming and amenities they would like to see in an anticipated outdoor Town Commons in Olney on May 20. One of the goals of the Olney Master Plan, approved in 2005, was to […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Releases Music Video to Promote Book Festival (VIDEO)

“Save the date, and know your job is to read, read, read,” are some of the lyrics in a new music video produced by the City of Gaithersburg to tout the Gaithersburg Book Festival, which takes place on May 20th on the grounds of City Hall. The two minute video features members of the Gaithersburg […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Fifth Annual Celebrate Takoma Park Festival Will be Held on May 20

Takoma Park City officials are inviting residents to celebrate the city’s cultural diversity during the fifth annual Celebrate Takoma Festival on May 20, according to a news release.  Residents can expect a day full of arts, crafts, food and entertainment from cultures across the world. Organizers said in a news release that this cultural festival […]

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