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March 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to Music Concerts and Documentaries through Stingray Qello

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to stream full-length concerts and music documentaries. “Music fans will be able to see their favorite performers in concert and watch great music documentaries whenever they wish,” said Anita Vassallo, acting director of  MCPL. So how does it work? MCPL has a collection […]

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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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March 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 11 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 11. Warmer this week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Action: The Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Office Building’s seventh floor hearing room to hear about development around MARC rail communities of Boyds and Germantown. Here’s the staff report. The Health and Human […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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March 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 5. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s today’s agenda. 2. Safety and Security: Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations is hosting a conversation on safety and security tonight at 7 p.m. […]

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March 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 4 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 4. Partly sunny today. Here’s the forecast. 1. Our Moments in Time: Sports photographers Phil Fabrizio, Jacqui South, George Smith and David Wolfe are displaying their work at Bohrer Park through March 10. See Visit Montgomery for details. 2. Consumers: It’s National Consumer Protection Week, a time to understand your consumer […]

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February 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Feb. 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25. How about that wind last night? Here’s today’s forecast. 1. Racial Disparities: Democratic Party chair Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and Tiffany Bowman, a member of the Montgomery County Commission for Women, will discuss economic, health and other disparities, the status of the black middle class and the barriers to progress. The […]

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February 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Feb. 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19. Mostly sunny today. Enjoy it while it lasts. Here’s the forecast. 1. Heart to Heart: Suburban Hospital provides a class to learn lifestyle changes and medication management that can reduce your risk of developing coronary artery disease. The class takes place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holiday […]

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February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Librarian Returns Super Overdue Book

Meet Mora Gregg, the woman who mailed her overdue book to Silver Spring Library 73 years later. Gregg did a Skype interview with MCM’s Deirdre Byrne, where she explained why she decided to return a book checked out in 1946. Gregg believes her mother checked out the book “The Postman” when Gregg was a toddler. […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Overdue Book From 1946 Finally Returned to Silver Spring Library

Silver Spring Library’s Surprise Letter from Toronto Remember the last time you returned your library books and they were a couple of weeks late? Remember the guilt? How would you feel if you returned a book that was 73 years late? Well, the Silver Spring Library has been reunited with a children’s book borrowed in […]

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