sept. 5

September 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, September 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board is back to work today after their August recess. They meet at 9:30 a.m. with a full day of agenda items.  Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Senior Forum and Resource Fair: Council Vice President Sidney […]

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September 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 5-8. Marcia Ball:  Pianist and songwriter Marcia Ball brings her signature swampy, bluesy, boogie-woogie roadhouse sound to AMP. The 2018 Texas State Musician of the Year has achieved global acclaim for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she […]

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September 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Jury Selection Continues in Tessier Trial

Jury selection is expected to be complete Thursday morning in the trial of Tyler Tessier, accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend, Laura Wallen, a year ago. On Wednesday, about 30 potential jurors walked one at a time to the judge’s bench for one-on-one questions. Static from a sound system kept their responses from being heard […]

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September 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Murder Trial Continues: Tyler Tessier, accused of killing his girlfriend Laura Wallen, will face his second day of court. 2. Emergency Preparedness Fair: The community is invited to attend the fourth annual emergency preparedness fair at the Johns Hopkins […]

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September 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 4

Many of Silver Spring and Takoma Park’s top restaurants will be joining efforts Sept. 4 – 9 for “Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week.” Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around the county to dine in Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom […]

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August 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Back to School: Montgomery College to Distribute Free Groceries

Starting this September, Montgomery College officials will begin distributing groceries to students and community members free of charge. In a partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank,  Montgomery College provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods on campus as a part of its mobile market program. The free events kick-off as early as Sept. 5.  For […]

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September 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 5 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Summer’s Over: It’s the first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools. And motorists should remember the fine has increased for passing a stopped school bus. 2. Good Eats in Silver Spring and Takoma Park: It’s restaurant week in Silver […]

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July 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

First Look Inside Silver Creek Middle School (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The start of the 2017-18 school year is weeks away and construction is in full swing at Silver Creek Middle School  in Kensington. In just a few weeks, hundreds of sixth and seventh grade students will fill the hallways of this new school. This $42 million dollar project will help to alleviate over-crowding at Westland […]

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February 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Adopts Updated School Calendar

The Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday night to adopt an updated calendar for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The first day of school will be Sept. 5, 2017, for students and the last day of school will be June 12, 2018. According to a news release, the Board of Education originally adopted […]

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November 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Students Will Start School After Labor Day Next Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools students will start school after Labor Day next year. That’s the latest from school board members who approved the start and end dates for the 2017-2018 school year calendar at a board meeting on Tuesday. According to the calendar, students will report to class on Sept. 5 and the last day […]

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