May 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County to Reopen 13 Libraries by June 14

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announced May 10 they would begin reopening branches to the public. On June 1, six of the 22 county libraries will reopen after being closed for more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Tuesday, MCPL announced that seven additional branches are scheduled to reopen June 14. When the […]

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May 10, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne and Suzanne Pollak

After Criticism for Delay, County Announces Plan to Reopen Libraries, Senior Centers

After backlash from residents and community leaders, Montgomery County will be reopening some of its public libraries and senior centers. On June 1, six library branches will reopen. Then, on June 14 two of the county’s seven senior centers will reopen. The libraries that will reopen are: Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda Gaithersburg […]

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February 26, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Ocho Centros Recreativos Comunitarios Reabrirán de Manera Limitada el Lunes

El Departamento de Recreación del Condado de Montgomery reabrirá ocho centros recreativos communications a partir del lunes 1 de marzo, según un comunicado emitido por el condado.  Los siguientes centros abrirán de manera limitada:  Bauer Drive, Damascus, Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac, Jane E. Lawton, Plum Gar, Potomac, Praisner  y White Oak. Según el condado, los residentes podrán programar una cita para […]

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February 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Eight County Rec Centers Will Open March 1 on Limited Basis

Not only are some Montgomery County Public Schools opening March 1. So are eight of the county’s community recreation centers. Opening on a limited schedule are these recreation centers – Bauer Drive, Damascus, Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac, Jane E. Lawton, Plum Gar, Potomac, Praisner and White Oak. County officials announced Friday that residents may schedule a time to use […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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November 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville to Reopen Saturday

Montgomery County Public Libraries announced that it’s reopening its Marilyn J. Praisner branch in Burtonsville on Saturday, Nov. 16. The branch had been closed since April for renovations. County officials say the refreshed library “includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation, information, and self-checkout desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new painting and flooring; replacement of ceiling […]

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April 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Thousands of MoCo Voters Cast Their Ballots on Day One of Early Voting

UPDATED Early voting is now underway in Montgomery County at ten locations across Montgomery County. According to preliminary information released by the Montgomery County Board of Elections, 820 ballots were cast at the Silver Spring Civic Building on day one of early voting. Silver Spring was by far the busiest precinct in Montgomery County. The […]

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October 19, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Bethesda and Burtonsville Early Voting Sites Restored (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Board of Elections will not only restore early voting sites in Bethesda (Jane E. Lawton Community Center) and Burtonsville (Marilyn J Praisner Community Recreation Center), but also request the State to allow a tenth site.  Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal tweeted the news earlier today. County Board of Elections Chair Jim Shalleck […]

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