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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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January 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 24 in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service’s flood watch continues through the afternoon. Here are five things to know Thursday, Jan. 24, in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Board of Education Meets: The Board of Education meets today for a work session on the operating budget. The agenda may be found here. 2. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets today […]

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November 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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September 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Another Hot Day on Tap With Cooler Temps Expected Friday

It’s going to be another hot and humid day in Montgomery County and a hyperthermia alert has been issued for Thursday afternoon from noon to 6 p.m. The good news is we should expect much cooler temperatures in the region by Friday. The Office of Emergency Management issues a Hyperthermia Alert whenever the National Weather Service forecasts […]

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July 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

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Franchot Lists People, Businesses Who Owe Taxes to State

Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday released the names of 20 people and 25 businesses that collectively owe the state $12.7 million in back taxes, penalties and interest. “I want you to know that I understand that people and businesses sometimes fall on hard times, and my offices are more than willing to work out a […]

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May 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ten Summer Festivals in Montgomery County

After too much winter and too little spring, summer is finally here! The towns of Montgomery County are welcoming the season with festivals over the months of May and June. Beallsville  MudFest, 12 -4 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Woodstock Equestrian Special Park will feature Mud Holes, Mud Slides, Mud Pies, music, food and drinks. Pre-register here. Town of Chevy Chase Centennial […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains […]

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November 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council will join staff from the Office of Legislative Oversight to discuss their report on the impact of infant and toddler childcare programs. 2. Transportation Management: The Friendship Heights Transportation Management District Advisory Committee will be held at the Wisconsin […]

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November 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

9 Of the Top Places to Buy a Home in Maryland Are in Montgomery County

The Town of Chevy Chase has been named the best suburb to  buy a house in Maryland in 2017 by Niche, an online site that provides rankings, report cards, and reviews of cities, colleges, neighborhoods, and K-12 schools. Nine of the top 25 Maryland suburbs to buy a house are located in Montgomery County. They […]

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September 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 14 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 14, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Planning: The Montgomery County Planning Board meets. Up for discussion is a preliminary plan for a Jiffy Lube in Olney, a list of school and transportation priorities and the consolidation of lots at the Cabin John Shopping Center. 2. Legal: […]

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