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June 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, June 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 75th Anniversary of D-day: On June 6, 1944, Allied forces launched the invasion of Nazi-occupied France on the beaches of Normandy. Sandy Spring Museum commemorates the anniversary of D-Day with a series of programs on America’s weapons of war. General […]

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April 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 24. In addition to the Caps playing a deciding Game 7 against the Hurricanes at Capital One Arena at 7 p.m., here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Ribbon Cutting for Montgomery Community Media’s Silver Spring Media Lab: Today MCM is cutting the ribbon for our new Silver Spring Media […]

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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Nobody Hurt After Sandy Spring Home Catches Fire

There was a fire in a single-family home on Bentley Road in Sandy Spring on Thursday, according to fire officials. Fire Capt. Jason Blake said on Twitter that nobody was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation. 18110 Bentley Rd (Sandy Spring) single family house fire, contained to one room. No injuries, […]

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March 13, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Abolitionist and Activist Emily Edmonson

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Emily Edmonson was born in Montgomery County in 1835. Her father Paul was a free man and her mother Amelia […]

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February 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: An Oasis of Freed Slaves

Historian Natalie Williams says the Sandy Spring Slave Museum is a place where people can touch history. It was created in what was an “oasis” of slaves freed by Quakers – on this episode of Montgomery Talks. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please […]

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January 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Sandy Spring Museum Plans to Digitize Documents with $200K Donation

Anonymous Donor Provides $200,000 to Sandy Spring Museum An anonymous donor gifted $200,000 to Sandy Spring Museum for the purposes of digitizing its historical archives. The museum, which was established in 1980 to preserve the village of Sandy Spring history and culture, has a rich collection of diaries, ledgers, personal correspondence, photos and other primary […]

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January 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 24 in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service’s flood watch continues through the afternoon. Here are five things to know Thursday, Jan. 24, in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Board of Education Meets: The Board of Education meets today for a work session on the operating budget. The agenda may be found here. 2. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets today […]

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January 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 23 in Montgomery County

It’s supposed to rain today, Wednesday, Jan. 23, but on the bright side, it’s getting warmer. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Kensington-Wheaton Business Networking Expo:  Today is the third annual Kensington-Wheaton Business Networking Expo from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kensington’s Town Hall on Mitchell Street. This is an opportunity […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 22 in Montgomery County

As you’ve probably noticed it’s really cold today on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Bundle up in extra layers, turn on the heat, and check out five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council meets today. Check the council’s website for updates about the agenda they will review. 2. Budget […]

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January 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Jan. 18. Schools are opening on time today. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Furlough Workers Job Fair: Montgomery County Public Schools is holding an employment open house for furloughed federal workers and contractors today from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. 2. We Love Weekends:  Not […]

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