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October 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 21, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: Montgomery Planning Board meets at 9 a.m. Agenda items include the FY23 operating budget for parks, the Wheaton Downtown Study, the 2021 Biennial Monitoring Report for the White Flint Sector Plan area, and more. The public can […]

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October 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard and other county officials will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable […]

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October 19, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 19, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 19, and it is Milad an-Nabi, the Muslim holiday celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. Here is a look at the full agenda, which includes proclamations recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month […]

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October 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 18, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Vice President Gabe Albornoz will hold a media briefing today at 11:30 a.m. to discuss new legislation being proposed to create a property tax credit for first responders. Public Health Emergency […]

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October 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 12, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The council will issue a proclamation recognizing Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Tune in at 9:40 a.m. for a briefing on COVID-19. Here is a full look at the […]

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October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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October 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Elrich Seeks Residents’ Input During Series of Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of budget forums on the county’s next operating budget – Fiscal Year 23.  Residents are invited to attend the forums in person or view them virtually via the internet. The purpose of the forums is to gather input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year.  […]

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September 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September 6: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers, and the County-operated COVID-19 call center – closed Sunday, Sept. 5, and Monday, Sept. 6. County Alcohol Beverage […]

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August 27, 2021 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3,15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Great Falls, Boyds, Wheaton-Glenmont, Wheaton, and Clarksburg. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and may cause […]

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August 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Resident Hits the Jackpot with Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket

A Montgomery County resident just became $100,000 richer. The 70-year-old Silver Spring man, whose name was not identified by the Maryland Lottery, purchased two instant scratch-off tickets at Wheaton Winery located at 2211 University Boulevard in Silver Spring. He typically plays one instant game each day but decided to buy a second ticket this time. […]

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