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March 3, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Offers Free Financial Seminars for Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are offering free financial health and wellness seminars for women.  The seminars are designed to help women strengthen their knowledge on financial matters. Though the seminars are tailored for women, they are open to all county residents.  […]

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March 1, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Senior Planet Montgomery Hosts Free Online Classes First Week of March

Senior Planet Montgomery will be offering free online wellness classes for senior residents, with a focus on “how to thrive at home” from March 1 through March 5. Senior Planet Montgomery from AARP, is dedicated to helping seniors learn new skills, save money, get in shape, and make new friends. Its focus is to harness technology […]

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February 17, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Asian American Health Initiative to Host Vaccine Town Hall Feb. 23

The Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI) and the Office of Community Partnerships will host a virtual town hall on Feb. 23 to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine. Speakers attending the event include County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz and Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Raymond Crowel. Guest speakers and attendees will discuss the […]

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February 10, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County, MCPS, Montgomery College to Co-Host Virtual Climate Youth Town Hall

Montgomery College, Montgomery County and Montgomery County Public Schools will co-host a virtual Climate Youth Town Hall on Thursday, Feb. 11 to discuss how the County will address the climate emergency. The event will last from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. Students attending the event can engage in conversations about climate action and […]

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January 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

UPDATED: Inaugural Sensation Amanda Gorman’s Poetry Reading with Montgomery College Postponed

Update (1/27): Amanda Gorman’s virtual poetry reading with Montgomery College has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict, the college said in a message to students and employees Wednesday. The college said it is corresponding with Gorman’s representatives and is confident a new date will be announced soon. The poetry reading was originally scheduled for […]

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November 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

County to Host Zoom Session on Transportation Options for Older Residents

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will hold an online Zoom session on Nov. 18 about the various transportation options that are available to older residents and adults with disabilities. According to a news release, the virtual meeting will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A. […]

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November 5, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Commission for Women to Host Covid-19 Listening Tours

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will host a series of virtual listening sessions during the month of November. According to a press release, these virtual sessions will allow women in the county to share how they’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tours will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with […]

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October 23, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Virtual Panel Promotes Positive Police Interaction with Autism Community

In conjunction with Pathfinders for Autism, the Montgomery County Police Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Unit (MCPD Autism/IDD Unit) is hosting a virtual panel to discuss ways to promote positive law enforcement interaction within the autism community. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. and will include six speakers: Officer Laurie Reyes, […]

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October 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

MCPS Shares New Interactive Tool for Districtwide Boundary Analysis

Montgomery County Public School officials say the second phase of the Districtwide Boundary Analysis will focus on engagement with a new Interactive Boundary Explorer tool. The tool will offer a more in-depth look at MCPS school boundaries and was designed to provide a comprehensive assessment by analyzing various data points. The interactive tool will be […]

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October 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 15, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.COVID-19 Virtual Media Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, Office of Emergency Management Director, Dr. Earl Stoddard, and Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of Elections will host a virtual media briefing today at 12:30 to provide COVID-19 […]

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