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February 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for Feb. 18 in Montgomery County

A high of 59 degrees, but cloudy with occasional showers. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 18. 1. Small Business Network: The Kirwan Commission: Dr. William Kirwan, Dr. DeRionne Pollard, and Councilmember Craig Rice join Kelly Leonard for today’s Small Business Network session to discuss “The Kirwan Commission: What’s Good […]

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February 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17. Montgomery County County Offices – closed Libraries – closed Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – all stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open.  Recreation centers, senior centers […]

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February 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Brookeville Once Was U.S. Capital Briefly. Very Briefly.

With Presidents Day on Monday, a local historian says several presidents have passed through Montgomery County. The tiny town of Brookeville can claim to have been the “U.S. Capital for a Day.” On Aug. 26, 1814, President James Madison rode into the town after trying to stay one step ahead of the British during the […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 16-19: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

There are still numerous Black History Month events scheduled for February.  We recommend Culture Spot MC’s “Celebrate Black History Month in Montgomery County.” The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival will be held on February 16-18 in Rockville and includes regional and touring musicians, school jazz bands, masterclasses, workshops, and more. The lineup will feature Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra; Frankie Addison […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Clarksburg Student Arrested: A Clarksburg High School student was arrested Thursday, February 15 for bringing a loaded 9mm handgun to school. 2. Happy New Year: The Chinese New Year, based on the lunar calendar, officially begins on February 16th and ends on March 2nd. […]

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February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

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

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Presidents Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; […]

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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Presidents Day, Monday, February 15: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; administrative offices and senior centers closed; 55+ Active […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County

Five things to know today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Bitter cold and a chance of snow: the National Weather Service indicates that there is a potential for travel difficulties during tonight’s evening rush hour. 2. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and State’s Attorney John McCarthy are expected to meet with reporters today to […]

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February 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

It’s Presidents Day. Here are five things to know today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Prepare for more snow. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Montgomery County from 6 p.m. tonight thru Tuesday at noon. 2.  An ambulance crew struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning while responding to […]

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February 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Holiday Schedule for Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Monday, Feb. 16: Presidents Day. County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – aquatic facilities and community centers open; aquatics programs will meet as scheduled; all other classes and programs cancelled; administrative […]

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