April 27, 2015 | Aline Barros

Montgomery County Food Council Announces Eat Local Challenge

The Montgomery County Food Council calls all residents to participate in a quarterly contest that challenges residents to cook with fresh and local ingredients. County residents can submit an original recipe featuring at least three of the ingredients below: Eggs – Aliabaad Farms in Sharpsburg and Rocklands Farm in Poolesville; Dress It Up Dressing- found […]

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March 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery College and the Data Montgomery Website (VIDEO)

The county’s Data Montgomery website is now up and running, joining others that highlight open data. Montgomery College believes there is a future for students who can create applications with this information. MCTV’s James McClain has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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December 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

MCPS to Launch Open Data Portal

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is preparing to launch a new open data portal in January that will allow the public to search, sort, and download a variety of information about the district. According to Superintendent Joshua Starr, OpenDataMCPS will launch on January 5, 2015 and will include the Superintendent’s Recommended Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 […]

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November 4, 2014 | Susan Burkinshaw

What Else Are They Hiding From Us?

Over the years as a child safety advocate I have worked very closely with the Montgomery County Public Schools in my cluster to make sure that when there is a serious incident at the school where one of my children attends that the information is shared proactively to allay panic in the community. I can […]

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January 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

Residents Urged to Take Precautions for Record Cold

Due to the record cold weather expected in Montgomery County through Wednesday of this week, community members should be aware of the following important information. County Emergency Services: Anyone in Montgomery County who is in an emergency situation and needs assistance to stay warm, can call the County’s Crisis Center Hotline at 240.777.4000 or visit […]

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October 30, 2012 | Staff Writer

Tree debris removal work

Tree Debris Disposal Tips

Montgomery County has released some helpful information to help homeowners with disposal of trees and/or branches. On Private Property: * Tree debris on private property will be collected on a residents’ regular recycling day if it is no more than four-feet in length and four inches in diameter. * Bag or bundle tree branches and […]

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May 18, 2012 | Staff Writer

Logo for G-8 Summit in Frederick, Maryland

G-8 Summit Information

The Frederick County G-8 Summit Information Center has announced operational hours for the non-emergency call center, which may be reached at 301.600.3000. The center will be staffed by community partners who are coordinating their resources and skills to host the Information Center. The call center will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 18-20, […]

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