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August 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Sen. Kagan Offers Advice for Smooth Voting Process

Marylanders will be mailed applications to request a ballot for the upcoming November election. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-Montgomery), who represents Rockville and Gaithersburg, offered advice on how to easily make sure your vote is counted. For example, she recommends requesting your application through the post office and not through internet delivery. The 2020 election is […]

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August 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

No Stranger to ‘Firsts,’ Councilmember Navarro Applauds Harris Nomination

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he had chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running-vice president.  If elected, Harris would be the first woman and person of color to be vice president. The historic pick is personal for one Montgomery County Councilmember in particular. Nancy Navarro is no stranger to […]

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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

County Issues Hypothermia Alert Through Wednesday Afternoon

Montgomery County activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert through Wednesday at noon. Hypothermia Alerts are issued when the wind chill drops below 32 degrees. Be sure to wear layers and warm clothing during this time. County residents should be cognizant of children, senior citizens, animals, and homeless individuals during the cold weather. The […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Drivers Advised to Look Out for Deer and Bears on Maryland Roads

AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding motorists to be alert for roaming deer as it is mating season. The mating season, also known as rut, typically runs from late Oct. through Nov in the fall, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). But that’s not all. If you are driving in western Maryland, you should […]

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November 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 14, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are five things to know today, Nov. 14, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. The Board of Education is holding its second public hearing on the superintendent’s proposed amendments to the 2017-2022 Capital Improvements Program tonight at 7 p.m. The slots to speak are full but you can email your comments to boe@mcpsmd.org. The […]

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November 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County Election Edition

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Term Limits (Question B on the ballot) appears to have passed with more than 68 percent of the vote in Montgomery County, according to unofficial election results. Term limits advocate Robin Ficker is scheduled to celebrate at Shady Grove Metro this morning. […]

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November 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County Election Edition

This is a special Election Day edition of five things to know today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Polling places are open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. today. To find your polling place visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website. 2. Looking to beat long lines at the polls? According to Board of […]

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November 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. A frost advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. today. 2. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have the day off today and tomorrow. 3. It’s time to rake your leaves. Montgomery County begins its leaf vacuum collection program this week. 4. […]

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October 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of vials of vaccine

County Sponsored Flu Vaccination Clinics Taking Appointments (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring eight flu vaccine clinics this month and next. Health officials are reminding all residents to protect themselves against the flu virus and now is the time to make your vaccination appointment. Find out more in this report, below: Check the county’s flu vaccination webpage for […]

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September 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Robin Ficker Testifies in Term Limits Petition Case in Rockville Courtroom (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Judge Robert Greenberg heard oral arguments today in Rockville about a term limits case and the November ballot. Community activist and local attorney Robin Ficker organized a petition drive to ask voters to decide whether the County Executive and County Council should be limited to three terms.  The Board of Elections determined […]

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