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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Musical Tribute to Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Saturday in Rockville

The Rocky Twyman Chorale and other artists pay tribute to Civil Rights icon John Lewis Saturday in Rockville. As part of the Montgomery County Public Libraries’ celebration of Black History Month, the program is free and takes place Saturday, Feb. 22 from 4 to 5 p.m. Twyman is expecting over 100 supporters and friends of […]

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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Layhill Road and Georgia Ave

Latest Detour Planned Between Layhill Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Work began in January and will continue into April. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of the upgrades. […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 19-23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 19-23. Invoke: This string quartet weaves multiple American musical traditions, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism into its own brand of contemporary music. The quartet performs Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Click […]

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February 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Nigerian-American Author to be Featured at County Libraries Event

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will feature Nigerian-American author Tope Folarin as part of their “Contemporary Conversations” series. The series serves as a community forum for discussions about current and cultural issues with authors and journalists. Folarin will discuss his book, “A Particular Kind of Black Man,” which highlights issues of identity and belonging.  Nigerian-American […]

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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A Guide for Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

February offers many ways to honor Black History Month. Much like last year, organizations in the county plan to host programs and events commemorating both the history and the prominent role of African Americans in the community. Below are some of the various events that will take place during Black History Month throughout Montgomery County: “Family Day: Black […]

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January 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

graphic of the Montgomery County Council Districts

Charter Review Commission Seeks Public Input

The county’s Charter Review Commission seeks public input and invites residents to participate in any of the five listening sessions scheduled through March 23. The purpose of the sessions is to discuss the structure of the Montgomery County Council. The sessions will address whether the size of the Council and its make-up should be changed […]

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February 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 22 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 22. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Green Matters Symposium: The 2019 annual symposium sponsored by Brookside Gardens provides information on creating diverse landscapes. 2. HBCU College Fair: The 11th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair takes place today at The Universities at Shady Grove. The fair […]

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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 22-Feb. 24

The annual theatrical event, Play in a Day, challenges six professional Washington, D.C. area theatre companies to write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays in only 24 hours. The plays will be presented at the 15th annual Play in a Day Saturday, February 23 at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Here are some additional suggestions for […]

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January 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Department of Environmental Protection Storm Drain Art Contest Accepting Entries

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is now accepting entries for the 2019 edition of the “Storm Drain Art Contest” that uses creative art to emphasize the connection between storm drains, streams and the Chesapeake Bay. The deadline to submit entries is 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22. In April, the art work of […]

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February 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Feb. 22 in Montgomery County: 1.Flags at Half-Staff: Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin of the Prince George’s County police. 2. MD First Lady: Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan is expected to judge Arbor […]

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