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October 30, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Evening

Officers from Montgomery County Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening starting 8 p.m., weather permitting. The enforcement is intended to address two issues the police encounter during the fall and winter months. First, less daylight hours during the fall and winter can lead to more crashes between car drivers and pedestrians. Over […]

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October 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Retroceda los Relojes: El Horario de Verano Termina el Domingo

¿Listos para dormir una hora más durante el fin de semana? El horario de verano finaliza en las primeras horas de la mañana del domingo 1 de noviembre. El cambio a la hora estándar (ST) se produce el primer domingo de noviembre a las 2 a.m. (hora local). Los bomberos del condado dicen que a […]

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October 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Turn Back the Clocks: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Ready for an extra hour of sleep over the weekend? Daylight saving time ends in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 1. The changeover back to standard time (ST) occurs on the first Sunday in November at 2 a.m. (local time). Some people remember which way to move their clocks using the phrase, “spring […]

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October 27, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery Parks Celebrates Maryland Emancipation Day

Montgomery Parks and the Prince George’s County Parks and Recreation Department are celebrating Maryland Emancipation Day with nearly a week of virtual events and in-person events leading up to the 156th anniversary of the abolishment of slavery in the state. The abolishment of slavery in Maryland was established on Nov. 1, 1864, just six months […]

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October 26, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

County Announces COVID-19 Testing Schedule for Week of Oct. 26

Montgomery County health officials have published this week’s schedule for COVID-19 free walk-in and drive-thru testing sites. Health officials are urging all residents to get tested for COVID-19. According to Montgomery County’s press release, “Testing is important for everyone so that health officials can track the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Some individuals with […]

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October 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó este Lunes la Votación Anticipada en Montgomery

Los votantes del condado de Montgomery pueden emitir su voto para las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre de 2020 en once centros de votación anticipada desde el 26 de octubre hasta el 2 de noviembre. El horario de atención de cada centro de votación anticipada es de 7 a.m. a 8 p.m. Cualquier votante […]

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October 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Sandy Spring Museum Offers Socially-Distanced Outdoor ‘Artina’ Exhibit 

The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping many people home and many buildings closed. The Sandy Spring Museum remains closed however its annual summer outdoor exhibit “Artina” still went on display this year.  The widespread exhibit makes social distancing easy. This year’s theme focuses on light, illumination and climate change. Artina 2020 is on display until Nov. […]

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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 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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