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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 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Cold Weather: Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert until 10 a.m. today. Keep warm and be aware of any weather-related cancellations. 2. Garden of Lights: Visit Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, for an opportunity to step into a winter […]

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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 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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Elrich Postpones Potomac Listening Session Thursday

Due to weather, County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is postponing his “listening session” scheduled for tonight at Cabin John Middle School in Potomac. His transition team plans to re-schedule the event for a future date. For more information, see the press release below: For Immediate Release: November 15, 2018 Media Contact: Scott Peterson, 202-277-9412, Scott.Peterson2@montgomerycountymd.gov First […]

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Winter Weather: The public schools are opening two hours late as the region braces for a wintry mix of snow, sleet and ice during the morning commute. MCPS will make an announcement by 7 a.m. if they decide to close schools. 2. […]

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November 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Exec-elect Marc Elrich to Host Listening Sessions

Marc Elrich will be sworn in as Montgomery County County Executive Monday, Dec. 3. Between now and then Elrich and his team are working hard to establish priorities and ensure residents have a voice in the process. Elrich has established a list of seven priorities for his administration. The priorities reflect the goals Elrich established […]

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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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November 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, Nov. 1, in Montgomery County 1. Grocery Store Opens: Rockville’s first ALDI grocery store opens its doors for business today with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 7:50 a.m. The first 100 customers receive gift cards. The store is located at 1501 Rockville Pike. 2. MacDonald Knolls Center […]

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October 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 26 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Film Screening of American Feud: Filmmakers Simone Fary and Richard Hall will lead a question and answer period following the screening of their film, American Feud: A History of Conservatives and Liberals at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 2. BOOtanica:  Brookside […]

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October 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting:  Today is the first day for early voting at 11 locations around the county. Here’s a comprehensive look at local races and news, information and candidate statements for the upcoming General Election.  More information can be found by clicking here. 2. FLASH Bus Rapid […]

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