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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dispose of Prescription Drugs Safely April 28 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies are participating in the national event which is coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to deal with the […]

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 19. Grab your umbrella before leaving the house, thunderstorms are in the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Councilmember Friedson: Residents may share concerns and discuss important issues specific to their neighborhood with Andrew Friedson, who represents District 1. The event takes place […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Coming This Summer: MCM To Open Silver Spring Media Lab

As they say on Twitter, “Some personal news…” We here at Montgomery Community Media are excited to announce that we’re opening a new production studio and media lab in Silver Spring this summer. We are calling our second location the “Silver Spring Media Lab.” This location is bringing a new television and video production studio […]

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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

Silver Spring Man Charged With Abusing 85-Year-Old Father

Montgomery County Police’s Elder/Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit is charging a Silver Spring man “with causing abuse to his 85-year-old father.” Detectives have determined that George McGrath IV, 55, is the primary caretaker for his father, according to police. Police say a local hospital contacted Montgomery County Adult Protective Services about the possibility that elder abuse […]

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April 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Spring Break: Montgomery County Planner for April 19-April 22

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 19-22. Glenstone Museum: This museum in Potomac integrates art, architecture, and landscape into a serene and contemplative environment. The museum features post-World War II artworks in more than 234,000 square feet of exhibit space. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Currently, there are no […]

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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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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Voice Recognition Technology for Seniors: Paul Burden, founder of Our Voice, demonstrates Alexa and other voice recognition devices to assist seniors aging in place. 2. All Things Frogs:  Join county environmental protection staff for training about local frogs and toads and […]

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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Turning the Tables: County Libraries Celebrate Vinyl Culture

Second Annual ‘Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day’ Takes Place at Silver Spring Library Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are presenting the second “Just for the Record-A Vinyl Day” from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. This free event, celebrating music on vinyl, its culture, art and sound, is geared for […]

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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wind Advisory Issued Monday

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County and surrounding areas until 8 p.m. on Monday. According to NWS, winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. A Wind Advisory has been issued for portions […]

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