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June 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, June 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Draft Vision Zero Plan Survey Deadline: Today is the deadline for residents to give input on Montgomery County’s Draft Vision Zero 2030 Action Plan and Fiscal Years 2022-23 Work Plan. It details the county’s plan to meet the goal […]

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June 18, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Varias Actividades en Montgomery Durante la Conmemoración de ‘Juneteenth’

Se planean conciertos, oradores y mucha música en todo el condado de Montgomery para celebrar ‘Juneteenth’,  la fecha de hace 156 años cuando las tropas federales fueron a Galveston, Texas, para asegurarse de que todas las personas esclavizadas fueran libres. “Estoy orgulloso de que nuestro condado haya estado reconociendo y celebrando el día festivo del […]

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June 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Third New Shake Shack Proposed in Montgomery County

A third Shake Shack restaurant has been recently proposed to open in Montgomery County, in the Rockville/North Bethesda area, according to plans on the construction project information and data website Construction Journal. According to the plan, the former Arby’s fast food restaurant at 11710 Rockville Pike would be renovated into the fast-casual burger restaurant. Shake […]

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June 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Variety of Concerts, Speeches Planned for Juneteenth Celebration and Reflection on Saturday

Concerts, speakers and lots of music is planned around Montgomery County in celebration of  Juneteenth, the date 156 years ago when federal troops went to Galveston, Texas to ensure that all enslaved people were free. “I am proud that our County has been recognizing and celebrating the Juneteenth holiday for nearly 25 years,” County Executive […]

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June 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, June 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Juneteenth Celebrations: Thursday, President Biden signed into law a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. June 19, 1865, is the day slavery ended everywhere in the United States. Maryland and Montgomery County are observing the holiday today. Here is the […]

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June 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Speed Reduction Program: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Tom Hucker will join the County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) today at 11:00 a.m. to launch the Vision Zero speed reduction program, “20 is Plenty,” in North Bethesda. The […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Rockville to Celebrate Juneteenth for First Time

This year, Rockville will officially celebrate June 19, or Juneteenth, for the first time in its history. Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to make sure that all enslaved people were freed. The troops reached Texas two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, June 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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June 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, June 15, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Graduations: Students from John F. Kennedy High School as well as students from MCPS’ Alternative Education Programs and the Longview School graduate today. Families are invited to share their graduate’s photos. Here’s a full look at the schedule of […]

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June 14, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

MCPS Sophomores Win First Prize In National Documentary Competition

Two Montgomery County high school students won first prize in C-SPAN’s annual national documentary competition, pocketing the $3,000 prize. Ida Chen, a sophomore at Winston Churchill High School, and Evelyn Shue, a sophomore at Richard Montgomery High School, won first prize for their documentary “High Stakes.” The documentary analyzed the recent history of standardized testing […]

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