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March 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Poolesville. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages may […]

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March 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Happy first day of Spring! Today is Wednesday, March 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Networking Event: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is hosting an “After Five Mixer” at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Gaithersburg from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Stop by and network with other professionals while enjoying food […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rita’s Celebrates Spring with Free Italian Ice Wednesday

Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard is celebrating the start of spring by offering free Italian Ice on Wednesday. The celebration is from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. The following Rita’s are in Montgomery County, and they’ll be participating in this event: Olney: 3233 Spartan Road Derwood: 7211 Muncaster Mill Road Silver Spring: 13621 Georgia Avenue Lakeforest Mall: 701 […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Public Hearing: The following will be discussed at the public hearing today: the bill to reduce lead in drinking water, a corrective map […]

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March 18, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 18. We might get a spring-like week to herald the arrival of spring. Here’s the forecast. 1. Kentlands Abloom: An exhibition continues of 50 fine art photography floral images. Details at the Gaithersburg website and on Facebook. 2. County Council: The Transportation and Environment Committee meets at 10 a.m. in the […]

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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 13. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation on Racial Equity Begins: Montgomery County Council is doing more to address systemic racism in the county. This morning at 10 a.m., County Executive Marc Elrich, the County Council, the Montgomery County Planning Board, and student representatives from Montgomery College and […]

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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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March 11, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

IHOP Offering Free Pancakes Tuesday To Celebrate National Pancake Day

On Tuesday, March 12, IHOP will be giving away free short stacks of their original buttermilk pancakes. In exchange for the free pancakes, customers can donate to help children battling critical illnesses. The promotion is dine-in only and is limited to one short stack per customer. The proceeds will go to the Children’s Miracle Network […]

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March 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 11 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 11. Warmer this week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Action: The Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Office Building’s seventh floor hearing room to hear about development around MARC rail communities of Boyds and Germantown. Here’s the staff report. The Health and Human […]

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