November 10, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Veterans Day 2021 Events

Veterans Day, observed annually on Nov. 11, honors all those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are over 40,000 veterans living in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at upcoming events commemorating their service to the country. Veterans Day Ceremony Join American Legion Daniel-Jeffers Post 247 for […]

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November 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Nov. 5, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Nov. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Vaccinations: Children between the ages of 5 and 11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. Governor Hogan announced Wednesday providers could begin to schedule appointments and hold clinics to vaccinate children. The public schools […]

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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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September 10, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Police Ask for Public’s Help in Identifying Suspect in Damascus Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in the August 31 armed robbery of a Damascus business. According to a press release from Montgomery County Police, officers responded at approximately 8:50 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery in Damascus. Montgomery County detectives confirmed that the suspect walked into […]

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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 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Under Flash Flood Watch Beginning 8 P.M. Tuesday

Heavy Rainfall May Cause Flooding in Montgomery County Montgomery County is under a flash flood watch from 8 p.m. Tuesday through 10 p.m. Wednesday.  Heavy showers and thunderstorms – which could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain per hour – are forecast. National Weather Service (NWS) officials say heavy rainfall may lead to rapid […]

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July 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 22, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer Concert: There’s a free concert tonight at Glen Echo Park, located on Macarthur Boulevard. From 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the United States Marine Band will perform. Click here to register. Join us TONIGHT at 7:30pm for the first Summer Concert of the […]

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July 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, July 21, In Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Redistricting Meeting: The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission will hold a virtual meeting for Montgomery County residents at 6 p.m. Residents must register to receive information about how to attend and provide testimony. Redistricting Meeting for County Set for Wednesday 2. […]

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July 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, July 20, In Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 20, and Muslim people around the world are celebrating the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha, which is the “Festival of Sacrifice.” In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. The meeting will […]

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