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August 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Aug. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Seven Things to Do Before Summer Ends: Montgomery Parks list of things to do before summer ends is a great way to spend the last week of summer vacation. 2. NIH Children’s Inn Update: A structural crack in the Inn’s roof […]

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August 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 24 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things you need to know today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Tyler Tessier Case: The man accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend, Laura Wallen, and burying her in a shallow grave outside Damascus appears in court today. 2. Maryland’s Got Talent:  Maryland has the highest concentration of STEM workers in […]

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June 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 8 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Capitals for winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Thursday night against the Vegas Golden Knights. #ALLCAPS! Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Education Award: Councilmember Craig Rice will be recognized with the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and […]

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November 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Named Finalist in Energy-Savings Competition

Takoma Park is one of 10 finalists in the country to advance to the final round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize. This national competition recognizes top performing communities for increasing energy efficiency and reducing municipal and household energy budgets, according to a news release. Takoma Park has already saved more than 100 billion BTUs […]

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September 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Unveils Solar Streetlights

City of Takoma Park officials unveiled two solar streetlights installed outside of the city’s community center early Thursday. In a partnership with UNO, a South Korean Business and the Korean Institute for Civil Engineering and Building Technology, the city will test the lights for a pilot program. “It’s wonderful to work for a community that […]

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June 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Recognizes Immigrant Heritage Month (VIDEO)

During a recent council meeting, Takoma Park City Mayor Kate Stewart issued a proclamation recognizing June as Immigrant Heritage Month. “America has benefited from the culture, ideas, skills and abilities of those who have come here to work, to learn and to find freedom and shelter,” Stewart said. Dozens of residents gathered at the Takoma Park […]

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June 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Residents Discuss Qualities Wanted in Next Police Chief (VIDEO)

Someone who listens, willing to apologize to the community when they’re wrong and ensuring  racial equity and department transparency are among the qualities that some Takoma Park residents said they want in a new police chief. Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and the Takoma Park City Council held a public hearing Wednesday evening to discuss […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park to Recognize Immigrant Heritage Month

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart will issue a proclamation recognizing the month of June as Immigrant Heritage Month, according to a news release. Immigrant Heritage Month will allow residents to celebrate the various backgrounds and cultures of individuals and families in the City of Takoma Park. “Now more than ever, it is essential we take […]

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May 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart to Host Community Dialogue Event on May 19

As a part of her initiative to inform the public on what’s happening in Takoma Park,  Mayor Kate Stewart and Councilmember Tim Male are inviting residents to attend “community coffee” on Friday May 19 from 8:00 a.m to 9:30 a.m. at Los Pollos Restaurant. Each month, according to Takoma Park Spokesperson Jeremy Dickey,  Stewart along […]

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February 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Takoma Park Officials to Host Forum on Sanctuary City Status on Feb. 4

Takoma Park City officials and several community organizations will host an event entitled, “Takoma Park: Sanctuary City Then & Now.” This meeting comes after federal executive orders were signed by President Donald Trump on immigration. The forum, scheduled for Feb. 4, will allow residents to learn what the Sanctuary Ordinance and its amendments mean and […]

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