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November 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 6 and it’s National Nachos Day! As you eat melted cheese on chips, here are five things worth noting in Montgomery County. 1. Public Forum for Kirwan Commission Funding:  Tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., Montgomery County’s Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Forum takes place at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. […]

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October 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Nationals for winning the World Series Wednesday night against the Houston Astros! It’s Thursday, Oct. 31 and trick or treaters need to prepare for a stormy Halloween. Check the weather forecast before heading out. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Purple Line Transit Project Procurement Fair: Montgomery […]

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October 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Halloween is tomorrow. Make sure you have your candy and costume at the ready! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Emory Grove Early Childhood Center Grand Opening: Today at 1 p.m., Montgomery County Public Schools is holding its grand opening ceremony for the Emory Grove Early Childhood […]

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September 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This September

If you are looking to attend some fun events, this is the right time of year. Several festivals are coming up this September in Montgomery County. Here is a list of some of our favorite festivals where you, your family and friends can enjoy food, music, art and culture: PawPaw Festival   Noon to 4 p.m. […]

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August 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky, Springs, Milloy Among Inaugural Class of Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

Katie Ledecky will headline the inaugural class of inductees into the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame. Ledecky has earned five Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals. Ledecky, 22, will be joined in the 2019 Hall of Fame class by Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Dominique Dawes, Springbrook High great and former Washington […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7. and it’s Lighthouse Day! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Career Fair: Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hosting a career fair tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Recreation Administrative Office, at 4010 Randolph Road in Silver Spring. People should bring […]

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July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Raskin for Rally in Silver Spring Thursday

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be joined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday for a rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The rally will benefit Raskin’s Democracy Summer program, which aims to educate young Democrats about political organizing strategies to turn out voters to vote down the ballot in the 2020 election. Both […]

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May 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

County Residents, Officials Protest Toll Lanes and I-270 Widening Plan

Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. The Maryland Board of Public Works was scheduled to vote on […]

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May 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 1. It’s the Jewish holiday Yom Ha’Shoah, which translates in English to Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park City Council Meeting: Takoma Park’s City Council meets tonight from &:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Takoma Park Community Center. For more information, check out […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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