March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 19 and here are five things to be aware of in Montgomery County. 1. It’s The First Day of Spring: Despite the stress and anxiety caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there’s still a reason to smile 😊. Spring has arrived earlier this year making it the earliest in more than 100 […]

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June 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Computer Glitch Will Affect Nearly 19,000 Maryland Voters on Tuesday

Nearly 19,000 registered Maryland voters need to vote using a provisional ballot Tuesday because of a computer glitch at the Motor Vehicles Administration. How many are Montgomery County voters isn’t known, said Marjorie Roher, spokeswoman for the Montgomery County Board of Elections. Montgomery has about 17 percent of voting population in Maryland. The glitch — […]

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May 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Warrior Pose: Gaithersburg continues its Yoga in the Park on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Beginners are welcome. For information, call 301-258-6350. […]

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May 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, May 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Measles warning: Montgomery County health officials are warning residents of a confirmed case of  measles. 2. Memorial Day Remembrances: Gaithersburg Flags for our Heroes opening ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m. Rockville Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday from 9 a.m. to […]

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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

The Capitals are in the Stanley Cup finals with Wednesday’s win against Tampa Bay Lightning! Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Business: The Montgomery County Council takes their final vote on the $5.6 billion operating budget and $4.5 billion six-year capital budget. Here is the full […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Fields: Join Montgomery Parks for a ceremony marking the opening of the first solar fields installed on parkland at the South Germantown Recreational Park. Read Doug Tallman’s story, Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks for more information. 2. Free Deck Inspections: […]

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October 30, 2017 | Tonia Bui

Five Facts to Know Before You Register to Vote in Montgomery County

County residents still have time to sign up to vote between now and June 5, 2018. Here are some key facts to know before registering to vote in Montgomery County for the very first time. Did You Know…Voters must have a political party affiliation to vote in the Primary Election? Be prepared to state your […]

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July 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Political Fundraisers Around Montgomery County

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker holds his re-election kick off at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pearl, 180 High Park Lane, Silver Spring. Special guests include Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Jamie Raskin. For information, email Nik Sushka at or call 309.530.3775. Admission free, contributions accepted. Hucker has filed for re-election. State Sen. […]

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November 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County Election Edition

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Term Limits (Question B on the ballot) appears to have passed with more than 68 percent of the vote in Montgomery County, according to unofficial election results. Term limits advocate Robin Ficker is scheduled to celebrate at Shady Grove Metro this morning. […]

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November 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County Election Edition

This is a special Election Day edition of five things to know today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Polling places are open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. today. To find your polling place visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website. 2. Looking to beat long lines at the polls? According to Board of […]

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