veterans

June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Friedson Bill Would Waive Housing Fee for Disabled Individuals

Councilmember Andrew Friedson introduced legislation that would waive fees for individuals with disabilities living in accessory dwelling units, or ADUs. The County Council is currently considering Zoning Text Amendment 19-01, which would loosen restrictions for ADUs. This would allow residents to create ADUs for their loved ones with disabilities so that the individuals can have […]

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March 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

National Vietnam War Veterans Day to Honor Those Who Served

It is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. A day to thank and honor the nation’s Vietnam veterans and their families. The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 established National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Every year on March 29 the nation will celebrate our veterans. The official day recognizes U.S. Armed Forces personnel with active […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 8, and here are five things you need to know: 1. NIH Speakers Club: Want to build your leadership skills or become a more confident speaker? NIH Evening Speakers Club meets from 7:30 – 9 p.m. today at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. More information can be found here. 2. Trivia Night: From 7 […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 18, Christmas is a week away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Community Tree Trim: The Kentlands Mansion has a community tree trimming this year. Stop by to make handmaid ornaments and hang them on the outdoor tree in the Mansion’s side garden. The side garden is located […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; senior […]

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March 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

#TBT: Montgomery County’s Salute to Vietnam Veterans

Today is Vietnam Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor the men and women who fought in the Vietnam War. In 2015, Montgomery County hosted a salute to Vietnam-era veterans at The Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch highlights from that event here,

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November 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Pursuing Tax Break for Veterans

Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday his administration would ask lawmakers to eliminate state income taxes on all retirement income for military service. His administration would introduce legislation for the 2018 General Assembly, which begins Jan. 10, Hogan said at a State House news conference that was broadcast over Facebook. “We want to make sure our […]

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November 2, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

UPDATE: MCPS schools observe an early release day for K-8 grades on Nov. 10. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers […]

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November 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Mental Health Clinic for Veterans: The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic opens at Easterseals at 10:30 a.m. 2. Transportation Plans: State officials bring the Hogan administration’s road and transit plans to Montgomery County with a session in the Third Floor Council Hearing […]

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July 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Flag Passing Ceremony in Bethesda Honors Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)

“As an amputee every day is hard,” Captain Christy Wise,co-captain for Invictus Games Team USA 2017, said. “I trip all the time. I always have extra hardware. I have to carry legs with me everywhere I go.” A tragic boating accident in 2015 is why Wise, a pilot in the United States Air Force, had her right […]

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