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October 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 20, and the election is two weeks away. Have you made a plan for voting? Check out Montgomery Community Media’s #MoCoVotesMCM 2020 General Election page for information on candidates in the school board, circuit court, and representatives in Congress races. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery […]

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October 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery Plogs: Montgomery Energy Connection launched the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge Sunday. Plogging means “pick up litter while you jog or walk” and was invented by Swedish environmentalist Erik Ahlström. This social media campaign runs from now through Saturday. Share a […]

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October 16, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Over $35,000 of Gucci Goods Stolen in Clarksburg

An investigation is underway by the 5th District Investigative Section after burglars stole over $35,000 worth of property from the Clarksburg Premium Outlets Gucci store. Montgomery County police say the burglary took place around 3 a.m. on Oct. 12. Newly released surveillance video shows three suspects breaking through the front window and stealing countless items […]

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October 12, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

El Condado de Montgomery Reconoce el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas

Este lunes es el primer día oficial de los Pueblos Indígenas en el condado de Montgomery desde su fundación, que se remonta a septiembre de 1776. La concejal del condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, inició una resolución en julio que reconocería el segundo lunes de octubre como el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas, sustituyendo lo […]

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October 12, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Reports 617 New Covid-19 Cases, Five Deaths in One Week Period

Monday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 617 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County since last Monday, Oct. 5. This brings the cumulative case count to 23,696 since the start of the pandemic. Since the first reported case in March, 815 county residents have died from COVID-19. Since last Monday, Oct. 5,  this is an […]

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October 12, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding four free testing clinics today. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. testing is available at the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center and in Germantown at the parking garage behind the Regal Cinemas. […]

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October 6, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Rockville City Council Replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Rockville’s Mayor and City Council recognized Oct. 12 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, at their city council meeting, Oct. 5. The unanimous decision puts forth every second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Rockville. The city council reimagines Columbus Day, moving forward, as an opportunity to celebrate the heritage and resilience of indigenous peoples. […]

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July 31, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Council Unanimously Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that will recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Typically, the second Monday of October is associated with Columbus Day, a holiday that has come under fire in recent years. According to the resolution, Columbus committed numerous crimes against Native peoples and recognizing […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 10-13

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 10-13. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Rockville: Rockville in the 1920s: Eileen McGuckian, author of six publications about Rockville history, is this month’s speaker in the October installment of the Peerless Rockville and Glenview Mansion Speaker Series. McGuckian will talk about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his […]

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October 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan to be Honored at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville

Award-winning author Amy Tan will be honored at the 23rd Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville on Oct. 12. The literary festival was started in 1996 to honor the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald — who’s buried in a small Rockville cemetery with his wife, Zelda Fitzgerald — and other influential American literary […]

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