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February 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 21. 1. It’s National Caregivers Day: National Caregivers Day honors health care professionals across the country who provide long-term and hospice care. Take time to thank a caregiver for their dedication and care of our loved ones. 2. Tax Aide Program: Free tax preparation […]

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January 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

graphic of the Montgomery County Council Districts

Charter Review Commission Seeks Public Input

The county’s Charter Review Commission seeks public input and invites residents to participate in any of the five listening sessions scheduled through March 23. The purpose of the sessions is to discuss the structure of the Montgomery County Council. The sessions will address whether the size of the Council and its make-up should be changed […]

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January 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 15 and it is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. We will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 20. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. State of the County: County Executive Marc Elrich is giving the State of the County Address at 10 a.m. at the Silver […]

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November 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 21 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Annual Rockville Turkey Trot: Stay fit this holiday season by joining a mile through Woodley Gardens neighborhood. For those that want to burn off some extra calories, join for a second mile. Please bring a canned food item to support […]

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October 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.  1. It’s World Mental Health Day: Annually, World Mental Health Day raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. When everything seems dark – it's important to appreciate the sparkles of light. It can be almost anything: A call […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 3. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. The Emotional Impact of the Loss of the Freedom of Driving: The City of Rockville is hosting a workshop today at the Rockville Senior Center from 10:30 a.m. until noon to help people who’ve had to give up driving due […]

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July 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 2. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Independence Day Pool Presale: County residents can buy their tickets in advance to ensure that they have a spot to celebrate the Fourth of July at Martin Luther King Jr. Outdoor Pool in Silver Spring. The tickets cost $6 per […]

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May 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Early Childhood Coordinating Council: The Early Childhood Coordinating Council meets today from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information click here. 2. Maximize Your Business Tax Returns: Unhappy with your tax returns this year? It’s not too late! During this […]

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May 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, May 8. Today is known as Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day. V-E Day marks 74 years since the Holocaust ended. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Bike to School Day: It’s National Bike to School Day. Children should wear a helmet, follow traffic signs, and enjoy a […]

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February 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

early morning photo of new Olney Library

Public Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Film Screenings, Presentations

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of programs to celebrate social, cultural and political achievements of women. The free programs, suitable for all ages, will take place as follows: March […]

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