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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 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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October 21, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Manna Food Center Celebrates Grand Openings, Announces Community Food Rescue Events

Manna Food Center, Montgomery County’s largest food assistance organization, celebrated the grand openings of its new marketplace on Saturday and its warehouse on Sunday with continuous efforts to stop hunger in Montgomery County. The market’s grand opening featured a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours and a community block party in Silver Spring. Notable guests […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

AMP by Strathmore Announces Fall Concert Series

AMP by Strathmore announced their fall opening lineup of concerts starting Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  Amp will be hosting plenty of lively, swinging concerts along with cabaret, live music, comedy, and a four-part lecture series. Featuring talented artists like the former lead singers of The Temptations, The Platters, The Drifters, Venezuelan singer Nella, Afro Cuban […]

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October 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Committees Meet Monday Oct. 29

Montgomery County Councilmembers have two committee meetings Monday. All meetings are held in the Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The schedule of committee meetings for Monday, Oct. 29: The Public Safety (PS) committee will meet with the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) committee at 11 a.m. to review a resolution […]

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