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February 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Feb. 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19. Mostly sunny today. Enjoy it while it lasts. Here’s the forecast. 1. Heart to Heart: Suburban Hospital provides a class to learn lifestyle changes and medication management that can reduce your risk of developing coronary artery disease. The class takes place from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holiday […]

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February 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes video on The County launches outreach activities for Census Day 2020; Marriott trains employees to spot signs of human trafficking in its hotels; County grants will help secure selected houses of worship; Local companies are awarded […]

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February 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

After 45 Years with Good Counsel, Pat Bates Announces Retirement

Good Counsel Athletic Director Pat Bates will retire at the end of the school year, according to a press release. Bates has worked at Good Counsel for 45 years and is also an alumnus. Paul Barker, the school’s president, said that Bates’s life has been devoted to serving the Good Counsel community. “Pat Bates has devoted […]

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February 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 13 in Montgomery County

Happy Galentine’s Day!  Today is Wednesday, Feb. 13, meaning it’s Galentine’s Day. Galentine’s Day was started by the fictional character Leslie Knope on the show Parks & Recreation. Knope, played by Amy Poehler would celebrate her “lady friends” every year, the day before Valentine’s Day. The show had a number of episodes about Galentine’s Day, so now many women actually celebrate it […]

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February 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12. Schools are opening on time today. We’re supposed to be getting freezing rain all day. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets today from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. MCPS Board of Education Day Business Meeting: MCPS’s Board of Education is meeting today at […]

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February 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Feb. 11 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Feb. 11. Nice weekend? Today, not so much. Here’s the forecast. 1. Troubled Properties: The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee meets to discuss an executive regulation that forth a methodology for designating troubled properties under county law, based on the severity and quantity of violations. You can read the […]

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February 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes video on: A conversation with retiring Police Chief Tom Manger about his decision to retire; The county’s new Chief Administrative Officer, Andrew Kleine, talks with us on the county’s Spanish language radio show; Council President Nancy Navarro […]

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February 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 7. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets today and among other things, will review the capital improvement budget recommendations. The meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Council Committee Business:  The Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee meets at 9:30 […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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February 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Police Recap Incidents from Jan. 13-19

Thefts from Vehicles Summary: Jan. 13 to Jan. 19 Bethesda District A theft from vehicle occurred in the 8600 block of Sundale Drive at about 11:42 p.m. on Jan. 16. No force; cash was taken. Victim/witness described one culprit as in his early 20s. Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred during this reporting period. Affected streets […]

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