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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 23 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Oct. 23. Game 2 of the 2019 World Series will air at 8:07 p.m. on Fox. The Washington Nationals are playing at the Houston Astros. Go Nats! In the meantime, here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Melting Bullet Casings to Make Bells: Montgomery College’s fall 2019 artist-in-residence, Stephanie Mercedes, has […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 16. and it’s National Boss’s Day and National Feral Cat Day. Consider celebrating both holidays by adopting a feral cat for your boss. What could go wrong? Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.PG County Dept. of Corrections Recruitment Event: WorkSource Montgomery is hosting a recruitment event at 11002 […]

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August 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

WorkSource Montgomery CEO Leaving Nonprofit

The leader of the county’s workforce development nonprofit is leaving to start a new business venture, the organization announced Tuesday. Ellie Giles, president and CEO of WorkSource Montgomery, has led the agency since it was privatized and detached from county government in 2016. The business venture will be a local start-up that will bring technology […]

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August 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 27. Public schools will open for a new academic year in a week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Naloxone Training: County residents can learn about the medication used to reverse opioid overdoses tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

MCPL Offers Free Summer Business and Career Lessons

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is offering free summer programs for residents to receive help in business and career ventures. Many of these classes are available online, particularly classes about starting small businesses. Small business training workshops will also be held at the Rockville, Silver Spring, and Twinbrook libraries at various dates. The Rockville and […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 22 in Montgomery County

As you’ve probably noticed it’s really cold today on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Bundle up in extra layers, turn on the heat, and check out five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council meets today. Check the council’s website for updates about the agenda they will review. 2. Budget […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Second Annual Regional Job Fair Set for Wednesday in Silver Spring

Looking for a job? Montgomery County will host the Second Annual East County Regional Job Fair on Oct. 17 from 3-7 p.m. in Silver Spring. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are asked to bring many copies of their resume and to dress in business attire. Registration for job seekers is encouraged […]

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January 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Jan. 23 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Prescription Drug Affordability: The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a resolution to support prescription drug affordability in the county at its regular scheduled session. 2. Closing Early: The County’s Health and Human Services Office of Eligibility and Support Services’ (OESS) programs […]

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March 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Summer Program Allows MCPS Students to Explore Careers Before College (VIDEO)

Some high school students will now have the chance to explore careers and get paid for it thanks to a new summer program announced by WorkSource Montgomery on Tuesday. Starting in July, rising juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to participate in the Summer R.I.S.E program. This new program will allow students to interact […]

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