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January 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 26, in Montgomery County

Friday’s rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Day off for students: Montgomery County Public School students have the day off. The libraries have lots of events scheduled if boredom sets in. Check out their calendar for today, here. 2. Police Polar Bear Plunge: The City of Rockville Police Department officers participate in the […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Jan. 5-7: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Jan. 5  The Reluctant Dragon Montgomery Playhouse, in partnership with Arts on the Green present the Reluctant Dragon. This play, based on the book by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Ed Monk, and directed by Loretto McNally, is about the village […]

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July 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Eunice Lewis Seagraves Portrays Underground Railroad Conductor in “Harriet Tubman: Defender” at Libraries

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) present two performances of “Harriet Tubman: Defender” during August. The 45-minute play tells the story of Harriet Tubman, a former slave who became a well-known conductor on the Underground Railroad. Tubman was born in 1820 into slavery on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. She escaped slavery in 1849 by fleeing to Philadelphia […]

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September 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 15th, in Montgomery County: 1. Laura Van Eperen is headlining today’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. The event can be live streamed at 8 a.m. 2. The Montgomery County Circuit Court will hold an oral hearing on term limits today. 3. WSSC is hosting […]

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July 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 12, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 12, in Montgomery County: 1. County Executive Ike Leggett is calling for an immediate investigation into the cause of an outage at the County’s Alternate Emergency Communications Center (AECC) located in Rockville. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will swear in Student Member of the Board Eric […]

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March 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. A fire watch has been issued for our area, according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson, because of low humidity and windy weather conditions. 2. Brush fires are responsible for limited service on the MARC’s Campden Line today, according to […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of silver spring library under construction March 2

Levine Music to Open 5th Location at Silver Spring Library

Levine Music plans to open a fifth location at the Silver Spring Library later this year. “We have seen exponential enrollment growth in Montgomery County and know that the Silver Spring Library will fit perfectly into our plans for expanding services to the community and in serving as an arts destination for County residents,” said […]

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March 13, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Community Turns Out for Closing Ceremony of Wheaton Library (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Wheaton will soon have a new library and recreation center to replace the Wheaton Regional Library on 11701 Georgia Avenue. Over 100 members of the community turned out for the final closing of the library on Sunday. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Councilmember Nancy Navarro and several officials from Montgomery County Public Libraries gave remarks […]

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February 16, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Silver Spring Village to Host Seniors Decide 2016 Watch Party (PHOTO)

Silver Spring Village and the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) will host a Seniors Decide 2016 watch party on Wednesday, February 17. The event will take place at the Silver Spring Library in the third floor conference room, which is located at 900 Wayne Avenue. Seniors Decide 2016 is the nation’s only forum where […]

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December 10, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 10, in Montgomery County

Drive carefully this morning as we are under a dense fog advisory until 10 a.m. Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. The African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County is hosting its 15th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast today. Follow @MyMCMedia for live updates from the event. […]

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