April 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, April 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 13, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s National Scrabble Day. Montgomery Parks invites County residents to stop by Elm Street Urban Park, Woodside Urban Park or Fairview Urban Park  between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to play a game of Scrabble. 2. Once Upon a Prom is scheduled to host […]

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April 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, April 12, in Montgomery County

Remember to grab an umbrella on your way out today, rain is in the forecast. Here are five more things to know today, April 12, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council is meeting today and on the agenda: Proclamation recognizing Day in the Life of Montgomery County by Council President Floreen. The Council is […]

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March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

President Obama Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor Brussels Victims

President Barack Obama has ordered flags to half staff from now thru Saturday to honor the victims in the Brussels attacks. “The American people stand with the people of Brussels,” President Obama said in a proclamation. “We will do whatever it takes, working with nations and peoples around the world, to bring the perpetrators of […]

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November 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Hosts Powwow (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg partnered with the Indian Health Service Employee Association (IHS EA) to host the 4th annual American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Social Powwow at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park on Nov. 14th. This family -friendly event, included traditional songs and dances, games, storytelling, a hand-drum singing competition and more. […]

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April 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Council Honors Intel Science Winner Michael Winer (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council honored Intel Science Talent winner Michael Winer this week. You can watch the presentation here: For more on Michael and his award, visit here.

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April 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Giuseppis Celebrates 25 Years (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz and Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton helped celebrate the 25th anniversary of Rockville-based Giuseppi’s Pizza Plus on April 13. Sheriff Darren Popkin was at the ceremony as well. Take a look:

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April 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, April 1, in Montgomery County

Good morning! We are counting down to our “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” event and want YOU  to participate. It’s just 21 days away. Here are your five things to know today, April 1, in Montgomery County: 1. This month is Autism Awareness month. See how Project Lifesaver is working to help those with […]

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March 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 31, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Play Ball! Montgomery County Parks is opening all athletic fields tomorrow so spring sports can officially hit the ground running. 2. MCPS students will have to make make up just one snow day, June 15 after getting a waiver from the State […]

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January 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Former County Councilwoman Nancy Dacek Dies at 81

Nancy Dacek, a three-term member of the Montgomery County Council died Monday. She was 81. Dacek, a Republican who served as the District 2 representative on the council, was described in a Montgomery County proclamation as an “advocate for the upcounty area.” Dacek served as the council’s liaison to the Fire and Rescue Services Department and was […]

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July 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Discovering a Great Place to Work (PHOTO)

Discovery Communications, headquartered in Silver Spring, was recognized by the Montgomery County Council on July 15 for being named by Fortune magazine to the 2014 Fortune magazine list of “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Catherine Carroll, vice president of public policy of corporate affairs for Discovery, accepted a proclamation from Council President Craig Rice. […]

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