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November 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 21, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. School’s Out: Today is an early release day for all Montgomery County Public Schools students. 2. Take a Hike: The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club is hosting a five-mile hike at Seneca Creek State Park from 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The […]

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November 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Nov. 19, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. New Bus Routes: The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is proposing changes to Route 52, adding an extension to Our Lady of Good Counsel High School on selected trips.  A public forum is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Ross Boddy Community […]

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November 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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November 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools to Open on Time Friday Morning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are opening on time Friday morning. The school district posted the message on their website at 4:36 a.m. the day after schools were closed due to the first November snowfall in 20 years. But the decision to close schools Thursday was problematic and upset many parents, who report their children […]

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November 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 13, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public Schools students get an early release day. For more information, visit the MCPS website. 2. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets starting at 9:30 a.m. The agenda includes a briefing on pedestrian […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; senior […]

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October 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Resource Equity Issue Takes Center Stage During Candidate Forum

The three candidates for Montgomery County Executive discussed taxes, a new high school, and equal access to county resources for residents in Upcounty during a debate in Poolesville Tuesday morning. Full story below: Just two weeks away from the midterm election and candidates for Montgomery County Executive are in Poolesville for a debate. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/CFIpH3s9pm […]

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October 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Just So You Know: Saturday Happenings Oct. 20

Here are a number of things to do Saturday, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County. Heritage Harvest Celebrate autumn and the fall harvest in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. Stop and visit a wide variety of farms. Fun family activities will include farm tours, markets, crafts for kids, farm animals, and food for sale. Admission is […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registration and election worker recruitment drives Oct. 1 through Oct. 16 at local public libraries: Monday, Oct. 1 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Aspen Hill, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville Tuesday, Oct. 2 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.) Chevy Chase, 8005 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase Wednesday, Oct. 3 (5 p.m.-8 […]

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