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April 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 18. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1.  Child Safety Seat Inspections: Officers that have been trained in the proper use and installation of child safety seats will be working with employees of Fitzgerald Auto, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, and other volunteers. Parents and care givers can learn […]

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April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Spring Break: Nice weather has arrived just in time for spring break for students! MCPS students and teachers have the day off from now through Monday, April 22. 2. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz […]

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March 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Public Safety Committee Meets About Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee met Monday to make recommendations on the Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act — a bill that would require an independent investigation performed on each officer-involved death. The council report states that the bill was introduced due to generations of racial profiling by police in the United States, […]

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March 22, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Presented with 70-Year Milestone Citation

Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz presented the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) with a citation from Governor Larry Hogan commemorating its 70-year milestone on March 20, 2019. In her remarks she applauded the Chamber on its accomplishments and sent best wishes for future success. Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce president Marilyn Balcombe – joined […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Nourish Now Launches ‘Neighborhood Program’ to Help Feed County Residents In Need

Nourish Now in Rockville has announced that it’s working to improve its efforts to feed vulnerable families in Montgomery County through its new Neighborhood Program. According to Nourish Now’s website, the food bank helps provide food to 700 families each month. Since the organization started 7 years ago, Brett Meyers, the founder, and executive director […]

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February 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Weeks After Government Re-Opens, Federal Workers Attend Potluck at Blair

Two weeks since the federal government re-opened Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services organized a potluck dinner for those community members who were hurt by the shutdown. The event took place Friday night at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Charles Bailey, division chief for the Fire and Rescue Services, said Lt. Irvin Smith, Capt. […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Senior Forum Set for Oct. 19 at Twinbrook Recreation Center in Rockville

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a Senior Forum on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Twinbrook Recreation Center located at 12900 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. The forum will focus on four major areas: avoiding senior scams, fire prevention and safety, public safety in the senior community and spotting elder abuse. It will be accompanied by […]

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June 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Greg Wims Honored for 50 Years of Volunteer Service

On Sunday June 3, close to 200 people attended a celebration honoring Greg Wims for 50 years of volunteer service. Wims has clocked close to 39 thousand volunteer hours and served on over 40 non-profit boards during the five decades. U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett both presented proclamations to […]

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April 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, April 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Forum and resource fair: Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz hosts a senior forum and resource fair at the Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2. Leonard Bernstein at 100 concert: Pianist and composer Michael Brown performs […]

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