August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Board of Education Candidates Forum Set for Sept. 28 (VIDEO)

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs  and the  NAACP (Montgomery County, MD Branch Parents’ Council) are hosting a Board of Education candidates forum on Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School. The forum includes Jeanette Dixon and Phil Kauffman in the at large race; […]

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July 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Urban Partnership Selects Rick Ammirato as its New Director

The Bethesda Urban Partnership (BUP), a non-profit organization that maintains and markets downtown Bethesda, has selected Rick Ammirato as its new executive director. The selection is the result of a comprehensive, year-long search, which included over 100 candidates from across the nation. “We are thrilled that Rick will be joining us,” reported Patrick O’Neil, immediate […]

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April 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Offers Free Rabies Clinics, April – September

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center offers rabies clinics once a month from April thru September at its Derwood facility. Find out more in this report: 2016 Rabies Clinic Schedule (8 a.m. – 10: 30 a.m.) at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood Sunday, April 17 Sunday, May 15 Sunday, June 19 Sunday, July […]

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February 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Season Kicks Off at Home on April 16th Against Boston

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has released the 2016 season schedule. The Washington Spirit will play ten home games, all at 7 p.m. at Maureen Hendricks Field at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The Spirit will play each team twice, with the exception of Sky Blue FC which it will play four times. The 2016 NWSL […]

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September 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

Do You Have a Plan?

The Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) is reminding residents that September is National Preparedness Month. Every year, emergencies affect millions of people globally, causing injuries, fatalities, economic losses and emotional stress. However, simple emergency planning and preparedness can greatly decrease losses. This year’s theme, “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency […]

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August 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

Hucker Touts Restaurant Week in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Many of Silver Spring’s top restaurants will be joining efforts Sept. 8 – 13 to start a new “Silver Spring Restaurant Week” tradition. 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. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker initiated the […]

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October 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in September

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of September, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Tales From A Not-So-Glam […]

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September 15, 2014 | Aline Barros

Check Out Celebrations During Hispanic Heritage Month

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Latino community celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. This month has a special meaning among Latin American countries. Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Brazil all celebrate their independence day in September. So the nation’s largest minority group and fastest growing population come together to commemorate its Latinidad. “It […]

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October 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Reads

Montgomery County residents love our libraries and a good read. According to Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) residents borrowed over 9 million books (physical or e-book) in 2012. Just what are we all reading? We reached out to MCPL to find out. Collection Management Manager Mary Louise Daneri had the answers. Take a look at […]

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September 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (Video)

County Report This Week features the latest info on voting rights, upcoming city elections, new state traffic laws that go into effect on Oct. 1, SAT scores, sports at Montgomery College and much more:

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