September 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

231 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 231 semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition this year from 16 of the county’s high schools. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring. The competition is sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The semifinalists attend 16 high schools: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, […]

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September 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 21, In Montgomery County

It’s time to take out old Earth, Wind & Fire records because it’s the (sort of) official day of dancing in September. Did you remember, tonight will be the 21st night of September? Clouds are in today’s forecast, but maybe we can change that by chasing the clouds away with our hearts ringing and souls […]

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September 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Poolesville Residents ‘Really Wanted to Get Out and Enjoy’ Town’s Special Day

Residents were excited to join day-long fun and festivities at Poolesville Day 2021 on Saturday, one year after the event was canceled due to COVID-19. Previous Post: Residents Enjoy Poolesville Day 2021 After Cancellation Last Year

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September 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Committee Meetings:  The Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee (PHED) and the Public Safety Committee (PS) meet Monday. The morning PHED meeting starts at 9:15 a.m. may be watched live here. Find the agenda and staff reports here. […]

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September 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Enjoy Poolesville Day 2021 After Cancellation Last Year

Poolesville Day 2021 was held Saturday by Whalen Commons, after being canceled last year due to COVID-19. This year marked the 29th annual Poolesville Day. The morning began with a parade. Vendors lined Fisher Avenue and kids played on a moonbounce and rock climbing wall. Bands performed at the commons while residents enjoyed food and […]

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September 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg Event Remembers Racial Lynchings in Montgomery County

A discussion on the racial lynchings that took place more than a century ago in Montgomery County will be held on Sept. 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion in Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park. The Montgomery County Lynching Memorial Project, in partnership with the Gaithersburg Community Museum present “A Walk of Remembrance: Facing Hard […]

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September 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September 6: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers, and the County-operated COVID-19 call center – closed Sunday, Sept. 5, and Monday, Sept. 6. County Alcohol Beverage […]

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August 27, 2021 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3,15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Great Falls, Boyds, Wheaton-Glenmont, Wheaton, and Clarksburg. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and may cause […]

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August 26, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 26 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer of Peace Event: The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Street Outreach Network will host the 2021 Summer of Peace event today at the Plum Gar Community Recreation Center in Germantown from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. […]

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August 24, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Gaithersburg City Manager Tomasello Named Poolesville Town Manager 

Former Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello comes out of retirement to lead operations in Poolesville. Tomasello will be Poolesville Town Manager effective Aug. 30, according to a release from the town. He was Gaithersburg City Manager from 2012-2020 before retiring last year. In 1996, Tomasello joined City of Gaithersburg as its first Economic Development Director. […]

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