Montgomery County Council

August 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 13. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Yappy Hour: Montgomery Parks hosts a “yappy hour” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Olney Manor Dog Park, 16601 Georgia Ave. 2. Why I Majored in Biology: Louise Chatlynne will tell us what made her major in biology and […]

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August 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Night Out: The Montgomery County Police Department is celebrating the 36th anniversary of National Night Out today throughout the community. The campaign is intended to encourage positive relationships between neighborhoods and police officers. Check out where to celebrate: Montgomery […]

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August 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 5. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. Poolesville’s Town Council also meets, at 7:30 p.m. at Poolesville Town Hall, 19721 Beall St. 2. Business Connect Launches: Montgomery County’s Business Solutions Group […]

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August 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Council Expands Property Tax Credit for Surviving Spouses of Retired Military Members

The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to expand the property tax credit for surviving spouses of retired military service members. To be eligible for the credit, a person needs to be a surviving spouse of a retired member of the uniformed services, who’s at least 65 years old and hasn’t remarried. Eligible people […]

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August 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for August 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, August 1. Here’s five things to know: 1. DOGust 1st, Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs: Thousands of sweet dogs land at animal shelters until they can find a forever home. If you’ve ever visited a shelter, you know the heart wrenching looks on their faces. Click here to learn more about the […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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July 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 31. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then thunderstorms later in the day. Here’s the forecast. Here’s five things to know: 1. Council Committee Work: The County Council’s planning committee meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation for a roundtable discussion. The committee is chaired by Councilmember Hans […]

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July 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 30 and we are celebrating three random holidays: International Day of Friendship, National Cheesecake Day, and National Father-in-Law Day. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Night One of CNN’s Democratic Debate: The first of CNN’s two-night Democratic primary debate is tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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July 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, July 29. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Committees: The County Council’s planning committee meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Seventh Floor Hearing Room. Topics include a report on housing, population and employment trends since 1990. The Public Safety and Education and Culture committees meet at 2 p.m. […]

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July 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 25. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  It’s National Merry-Go-Round Day: Go for one, two, or more spins on the Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park. Click here for more information.  2. Veterans Benefits Administration Performance and Results Webcast: The Veterans Benefits Administration will discuss […]

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