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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year celebrations, known as the Spring Festival, last for 15 days and this year ends on February 8. Events are […]

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January 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Jan. 23 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.It’s National Pie Day: Need an excuse to indulge since you’ve been so good with your diet resolutions? You’re in luck! National Pie Day, brought to you by the American Pie Council, is today.     2. MCPS District-wide Boundary Analysis […]

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January 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

$5 Scratch-Off Ticket from Silver Spring Store Turns Into $50,000 Winnings

A New Jersey woman claimed a $50,000 scratch-off prize at Maryland Lottery headquarters recently.  The woman, who travels frequently from New Jersey to visit her aunt in Maryland, purchased the winning $5 Loteria Grande scratch-off card on Jan. 14 at a store in Silver Spring. As luck would have it, she won $50,000.  “I never buy tickets […]

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January 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 23-26

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 23-26. Paul Galbraith and Antonio Meneses:  Strathmore’s Inspired Pairings concerts continue with master classical guitarist Paul Galbraith paired with master cellist Anotnio Meneses for a concert in The Mansion. Enjoy an evening of Brazilian and classical music performed with breathtaking skill. Thursday, January 23 […]

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January 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 22 and it’s National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day. Good luck trying to adequately find out what it is your cat has been asking you after all this time. Anyway, here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. School Board Meets: Montgomery County Board of Education has an Operating Budget […]

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January 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranks 2020’s Second Most Educated State

In a new study recently released by WalletHub, Maryland ranks as the second most educated state in the country, just behind Massachusetts. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the higher the level of education one completes, the higher their income potential and the lower their chances of unemployment become. WalletHub compared all 50 states […]

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Faces Several Peeping Tom Charges

Montgomery County Police Department’s Bethesda district station has announced the arrest of a Peeping Tom suspect in Silver Spring. Police have identified the man as 43-year-old Mario Verhage of Silver Spring. Verhage was taken into custody on Jan. 15 because of the strength of an arrest warrant, police say. According to Maryland court documents, Verhage […]

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 21 and the long weekend is over. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 10:30 a.m. in the council hearing room in Rockville. Here’s a look at the agenda. 2. Gaithersburg Reads: Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has started a community-wide book club […]

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January 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Jan. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Top Golf Germantown Opens: The highly anticipated Top Golf Germantown location officially opens today at 9:00 a.m. Click here for more details.           2. Whiskey Rocks: Montgomery County Liquor & Wine is kicking off 2020 in style. […]

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January 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 16-20

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 16-20. Art Exhibit Receptions:  Strathmore’s 29th annual juried exhibit titled Home explores the sturctural, communal, and emotional aspects of the spaces that make our homes. The second exhibit, Coastal by artist David Scheirer includes whimsical watercolor illustrations of coastal wildlife. From the Eastern Shore […]

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