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May 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

National Hurricane Preparedness Week

The National Weather Service has designated this week as National Hurricane Preparedness Week leading up to the June start of the summer storm and hurricane season. The Atlantic Hurricane season lasts from June to November. The Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) joins the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the […]

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April 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Animal Shelter Needs Foster Families (VIDEO)

Have you considered fostering a pet? If so, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center needs you. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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March 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

Meet Maranda (VIDEO)

Kathi Stanhope introduces us to Maranda, a female cat who needs a good home. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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March 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Meet Venus (VIDEO)

Kathi Stanhope introduces us to Venus, a nine-year-old dog who needs a good home. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Meet Iggy (VIDEO)

Meet Iggy, a 12-year-old iguana who needs a good home. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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November 26, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County’s Holiday Schedule for Thanksgiving Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 27: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed Montgomery Parks — all Parks facilities are closed on Thursday. For operating schedules on Friday, including Brookside Gardens, ice […]

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August 9, 2014 | Staff Writer

Shop Maryland Tax Free Week

Tax Free Week in Maryland

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot’s office is gearing up for Shop Maryland, the state’s tax-free week. Beginning Sunday, August 10, consumers who buy clothing and shoes priced $100 or less will be spared the state’s 6 percent sales tax for one week, ending Saturday, August 16. “Each year this initiative helps Maryland families and gives large […]

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October 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Bullying Awareness Month

The Montgomery County Council on Oct. 1 continued its efforts to prevent bullying—both in schools and in the workplace—when it recognized Bullying Prevention Month. Councilmember Valerie Ervin (second from left) was among those who spoke about increasing awareness about the lifelong impacts of bullying. Also at the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: James […]

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October 16, 2012 | Staff Writer

Economic Development Week

This week, October 15-19, 2012, is Economic Development Week across Maryland, initiated and sponsored by the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA). In recognition, the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED) announces eleven local companies making the 2012 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies, key events taking place this week to support local businesses […]

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