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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dispose of Prescription Drugs Safely April 28 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies are participating in the national event which is coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to deal with the […]

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 19. Grab your umbrella before leaving the house, thunderstorms are in the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Councilmember Friedson: Residents may share concerns and discuss important issues specific to their neighborhood with Andrew Friedson, who represents District 1. The event takes place […]

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April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Spring Break: Nice weather has arrived just in time for spring break for students! MCPS students and teachers have the day off from now through Monday, April 22. 2. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Voice Recognition Technology for Seniors: Paul Burden, founder of Our Voice, demonstrates Alexa and other voice recognition devices to assist seniors aging in place. 2. All Things Frogs:  Join county environmental protection staff for training about local frogs and toads and […]

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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 15. Expect strong winds today and thunderstorms Friday. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Work: The County Council is on recess this week with the next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 23. Here’s the Council’s upcoming agenda. 2. Working for a Living: The 50+ Employment Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to […]

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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Will Test ‘On Demand’ Transit Program

Montgomery County Department of Transportation has plans for a new “on demand” transit program. The Microtransit Pilot Program will be tested in the Rockville, Glenmont, and Wheaton service areas. Similar to UberPool, this program will allow residents to use a mobile app to request trips to and from a designated pickup and drop off area. […]

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April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Community Members Divided Over Montgomery School Boundary Analysis

More than 100 Community Members Offer Feedback on School Boundaries at Kennedy High School Montgomery County Public Schools’ second boundary assessment community conversation at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring brought out students activists, parents, and teachers. Derek Turner, a spokesperson for MCPS, estimates that between 65 to 70 people attended the first […]

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April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 8. Maybe some rain on Wednesday, more on Friday, but otherwise a decent week coming up. Here’s the forecast. 1. Budget Overview: The Montgomery County Council starts the first of five public hearings on County Executive Marc Elrich’s $5.7 billion fiscal 2020 Recommended Operating Budget. The meeting takes place at 9:30 […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 2. The practical jokes from April Fools Day are over! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Montgomery Parks Hosts Community Meeting: Montgomery Parks is hosting a community meeting […]

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April 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 1. Maybe some rain on Wednesday, more on Friday, but otherwise a decent week coming up. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, at 111 Maryland Ave. The Mayor and Council are expected to have a budget worksession and declare that April is World […]

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