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October 23, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Virtual Panel Promotes Positive Police Interaction with Autism Community

In conjunction with Pathfinders for Autism, the Montgomery County Police Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Unit (MCPD Autism/IDD Unit) is hosting a virtual panel to discuss ways to promote positive law enforcement interaction within the autism community. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. and will include six speakers: Officer Laurie Reyes, […]

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October 16, 2020 | Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Ed.D.

Blog: Choreographer Turned Arts Administrator C. Lorenzo Evans III Talks Dance and Pivoting as an Artist During COVID-19

C. Lorenzo “goLo” Evans III is a dancer/choreographer from the Washington DC metropolitan area. He is best known for his work with Fantasia Barrino and the iconic Godfather of Soul, go-go artist Chuck Brown. Following many years of training in Philadelphia at Temple University, Koresh Dance and Freedom Theatre, Evans began goLoworld Dance Company in […]

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October 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hoy Martes 13 es el Último Día para Registrarse para Votar en las Elecciones

¿Está registrado para votar en las elecciones presidenciales del 3 de noviembre? El último día para registrarse para votar en Maryland es hoy martes 13 de octubre. Por lo tanto, para poder emitir su voto en esta próxima elección, asegúrese de verificar su registro de votante haciendo clic en este enlace. Si necesita registrarse, esto […]

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October 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Deadline: Register To Vote in Maryland by Oct. 13

Are you registered to vote in the Nov. 3 Presidential Election? The last day to register to vote in Maryland is Tuesday, Oct. 13. So, in order to cast your ballot in this upcoming election, make sure you check your voter registration by clicking this link. If you need to register, here’s what you can […]

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October 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Even With Two Ballot Questions, Council Makeup Could Remain the Same

If both ballot questions concerning changes to the size of the county council should fail, the existing structure of five councilmembers representing a specific district and four others holding at-large seats will remain. If both pass, the status quo also would remain and the make up of the council would not change, explained Christine Wellons, […]

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September 18, 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 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Looking for Residents’ Input, Elrich Holds Virtual Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of virtual budget forums to receive input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year. Most of the forums will be broken into regions and will cover the county’s capital budget and capital improvements program. Another two forums will be devoted to the county’s operating […]

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September 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Emphasize Important Deadlines for Voters

The 2020 U.S. Presidential General Election is less than 60 days away. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say two important deadlines are approaching that voters need to be mindful of: Voter Registration Postmark Deadline – Tuesday, October 13 Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline– Tuesday, October 20 “Montgomery County voters [should] be cognizant of that little nuance that could […]

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October 25, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Have No Fear, Montgomery County Offers Many Halloween Happenings

With Halloween creeping up next week, there are many festive family-friendly events in the county to take part in.  Check out a few frightfully fun events below.  PIKEkids Trick-Or-Treat: From 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 26, children in costumes can celebrate Halloween at Pike & Rose shops and restaurants. At Pike & Rose, 11580 […]

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October 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Oct. 26

Montgomery County residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, a day set aside as the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring in medications containing controlled substances but will accept any medications brought for disposal. All sites will take pills […]

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