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September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 4, which means Beyoncé is celebrating her 38th birthday. Make sure to celebrate in Montgomery County by drinking lemonade, listening to  “Single Ladies,” or taking kids to see “The Lion King.” Here are five other important things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Meets Today: The Montgomery County Council is in […]

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September 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 3, and summer vacation is officially over. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Back to School: Montgomery County Public Schools are back in session! Commuting might take a bit longer today. 2. Indoor Pools Back Open: After being closed for maintenance for two weeks, Germantown Indoor Swim Center and […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 22 in Montgomery County

As you’ve probably noticed it’s really cold today on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Bundle up in extra layers, turn on the heat, and check out five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council meets today. Check the council’s website for updates about the agenda they will review. 2. Budget […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ho- Ho- How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Montgomery County

It’s time for Montgomery County residents to recycle their Christmas trees! Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection accepts Christmas trees throughout the year in the curbside yard trim collection. However, the department will not accept artificial trees or trees with root balls in the yard trim collection. So, now that Christmas is over, make sure […]

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July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Government closings for Independence Day

What’s Open and What’s Closed on July 4

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 p.m.  All other classes […]

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June 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Tough Course: Professional golfer Rickie Fowler is having a great season, but the ninth-ranked golfer in the world says TPC Potomac is going to be a challenge. The $7.1 million tournament, with 120 golfers, starts today. 2. A Metro Thank You: With […]

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June 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Discusses Issues with Trash Collection

Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday and hit on three big issues: The continuing difficulties in getting trash, yard waste and recycling picked up in some areas of the county; The problems that led to the Dickerson incinerator fire in December; and And the possibility that the county would join other jurisdictions in suing […]

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May 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner Discusses Nonprofits, Trash Pickup (VIDEO)

County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday, to discuss nonprofits as well as the “alarming increase” in late recycling and trash pickups.

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March 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park City Offices Will Open at Noon on Mar. 14

Due to the overnight winter weather, Takoma Park City offices and facilities will open at noon on Mar. 14. Residents can expect limited services on Tuesday. “There’s just a couple of things  that won’t be open after noon,” said Suzanne Ludlow, Takoma Park city manager. “We’re not opening passport services today and the before and […]

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January 25, 2016 | Willie James Inman

photo The Town of Chevy Chase sign

UPDATED: Mayor of Chevy Chase Ask Residents to Assist With Snow Removal

UPDATE: January 25, 10 p.m. Chevy Chase officials released an update on winter weather activities. The Town’s snow removal operation continues and crews will operate continuously until the streets and town sidewalks are clear. Household trash will not be collected on Tuesday and a later update about Wednesday collection will be posted on Tuesday. Officials […]

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