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January 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The winter storm is resulting in delays and closings at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. The National Weather Service is reporting unofficial snowfall amounts over one foot for Damascus, Germantown, and Washington Grove. Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today. All activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices are opening with a […]

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January 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Jan. 14. The National Weather Service says the snow is over. Here’s the forecast. 1. Effects of Snow: The snow might be over, but school has been canceled and administrative offices will open two hours late. Community use of schools has been canceled as well. Montgomery County Circuit Court will open at […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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January 11, 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 video on: Executive Marc Elrich kicks off the year hosting five FY20 Budget Forums throughout the county; The county’s Department of Health and Human Services gears up to offer free Naloxone training to interested residents; Ride […]

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January 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 11, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Social: Federal workers, contractors and their families, and the community are invited to a dinner organized by Councilmember Tom Hucker tonight at Blair High School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here and RSVP here. 2. Antonio Salazar Meeting: […]

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 9, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Rally: Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8) is inviting the community to rally with him to show support for federal workers, private contractors, and others impacted by the federal government shutdown. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) and J. David Cox, the president of American Federation of […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Temp Employee Steals Dump Truck After Learning of Termination

A temporary Rockville city employee stole a dump truck causing a low-speed pursuit, city police say. He was stopped at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crabbs Branch Way and East Gude Drive, drawing about 10 police cars. Earlier this morning the man was terminated from his temporary job with the City of Rockville. Upon exiting the […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 8, and here are five things you need to know: 1. NIH Speakers Club: Want to build your leadership skills or become a more confident speaker? NIH Evening Speakers Club meets from 7:30 – 9 p.m. today at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. More information can be found here. 2. Trivia Night: From 7 […]

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January 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Reception Bids Councilmember Adieu as She Leaves Rockville for Annapolis

Julie Palakovich Carr is giving up her seat on the Rockville City Council to take a position in the Maryland House of Delegates. About 60 Rockville residents attended a reception in her honor Monday night. We caught up with Palakovich Carr, and asked her about her highlights serving in City Hall:

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sugarloaf Mountain Mural Featured in 2019 Forever Stamp Series

The U.S. Postal Service’s 2019 Forever Stamp Series features a mural of Sugarloaf Mountain. In a press release, the Postal Service said, the stamp is sold within a pane of 10 stamps that depict “five different murals designed to add a touch of beauty to Post Office walls and help boost the morale of Americans during […]

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