feb. 11

February 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Closed, What’s Open After Wednesday’s Winter Weather?

Wednesday’s winter storm that left a wintry mix of snow and ice in the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel on the interstates is strongly discouraged. Also, parking […]

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February 11, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 11, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Local COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Montgomery County has entered Priority Group 1B, Tier 1 of the vaccination process, consisting of people aged 75 and older. Local health officials continue to stress that the vaccine supply is extremely limited. County clinic appointments […]

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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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February 10, 2021 | Michael Hernández

La Región está bajo Advertencia de Tiempo Invernal

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología (NWS, por sus siglas en inglés) ha emitido una advertencia de tiempo invernal para el Condado de Montgomery, desde las 7 p.m. el miércoles hasta las 10 a.m. el jueves. NWS reportó que hay una posibilidad de una a tres pulgadas de nieve que podría afectar el desplazamiento vehicular en […]

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February 10, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Wednesday Evening

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday.  NWS reported that there is a possibility of one to three inches of snow which can impact evening and morning commutes. The winter weather advisory includes portions of the District of Columbia, central […]

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February 3, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Lanzan Campaña ‘Ampliando las Voces Afroamericanas’

Los Servicios de Bebidas Alcohólicas (ABS, por sus siglas en inglés) lanzarán una campaña digital para el Mes de la Historia Afroamericana llamada “Ampliando las voces Afroamericanas”. A lo largo y ancho del mes, ABS resaltará las marcas y lideres de propietarios Afroamericanos, de acuerdo con un comunicado del departamento. Ocho marcas y lideres Afroamericanos […]

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February 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Alcohol Beverage Services Will Run ‘Amplify Black Voices’ Campaign

Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) will run a digital Black History Month campaign called “Amplify Black Voices.” Throughout the month, ABS will highlight Black-owned alcohol brands and leaders, according to a statement from the department. Eight Black leaders/brands will be featured on the ABS website and the department will also hold a free virtual […]

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February 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Glass to Introduce Resolution Supporting D.C. Statehood

Councilmember Evan Glass will introduce a resolution at Tuesday’s Montgomery County Council meeting, showing Montgomery County’s support for Washington D.C.’s statehood. This will be the first time Montgomery County has put forward a resolution formally supporting D.C. statehood. Glass’ resolution will be introduced on the same day the House Committee on Oversight and Reform is […]

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February 4, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Montgomery County Council to Commemorate Black History Month February 11

The Montgomery County Council plans to hold a special program Tuesday, February 11 at 9:30 am to commemorate Black History Month. The program will include a video segment that spotlights historic African American communities in Montgomery County such as Emory Grove in Gaithersburg, Scotland in Potomac and White Ground in Boyds. The video features members of […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in Maryland, with 11 located in Montgomery County. Residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent […]

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