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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Heavy Rainfall Expected, NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for Monday

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County for Monday from 2 p.m. through this evening. Flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. The NWS expects widespread showers and thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening. Showers may move repeatedly over the same […]

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June 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 17. It looks to be a thunderstorm-y week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Community Policing: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to receive a briefing on community policing policies. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. in the Third Floor Hearing Room. To view the council staff report, click here. […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Will Jawando host a Community Forum on Policing. Executive Elrich and Council Vice President Katz wrap up the 4Business Listening Sessions. Pride month is honored with the rising […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 14 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, June 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer Vacation: It’s the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students. Today is an early release day for MCPS. 2. Councilmember for a Day challenge: Today is the last day to submit an entry in Councilmember Rice’s contest […]

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June 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Entra en efecto ley que prohíbe fumar en áreas al aire libre cerca a zona de comidas

A partir de hoy, jueves, entra en efecto la ley que prohíbe fumar en áreas al aire libre donde se sirve comida, como restaurantes o bares al descubierto. Adam Zimmerman, residente de Rockville y defensor de la ley de no fumar, cree que esta medida tiene sentido para el área.  “La gran mayoría de los residentes […]

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June 13, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Smoke-Free Outdoor Dining Law Begins Thursday

The smoke-free outdoor dining law goes into effect Thursday. The law will prohibit smoking in outdoor seating areas where food is served, such as restaurants or bar patios. Adam Zimmerman, Rockville resident and smoke-free advocate, believes that the law only makes sense for the area. “The vast majority of county residents are nonsmokers and research […]

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June 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 13. There’s a chance for some rain and thunderstorms so grab an umbrella. Here’s the forecast. 1. Housing Opportunities Commission Offices Closed for a Good Cause: The offices located at 10400 Detrick Avenue in Kensington will be closed today for staff to volunteer at community organizations across Montgomery County. The agency […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 14 – June 16

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 14 – June 16. Silver Spring Blues: The Silver Spring Blues Festival is set for Saturday, June 15 in downtown Silver Spring. Enjoy free blues concerts leading up to the festival. The Red Castle Blues Band performs Wednesday, June 12 and the US Blues […]

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June 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Traffic Delays Likely on Memorial Service Route for Police Officer Kyle Olinger

The Montgomery County Police said traffic delays should be expected from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 during the memorial service for Police Officer Kyle Olinger. A funeral procession, which includes motor officers and marked police cruisers, will escort Officer Olinger’s ashes from the Rockville Town Square beginning at 10 a.m. The procession will […]

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June 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 12. Cloudy today and rain tomorrow. Here’s the forecast. 1. Public Safety Awards: The Rockville Chamber of Commerce holds its 30th annual public safety awards starting at 11:30 a.m. at Lakewood Country Club, 13901 Glen Mill Road. Members of the Rockville City Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the Montgomery […]

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