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November 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Nov. 15, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Nov. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Councilmember Friedson will hold a media briefing today at 11:30 a.m. to announce climate legislation which would dedicate 10 percent of the County Energy Tax revenues to Montgomery County Green Bank. […]

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November 3, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Announces Unofficial Election Results; Ashman Reelected Mayor

The City of Gaithersburg has announced the unofficial results for its municipal election for mayor and two council member seats. The races show that incumbent Jud Ashman will be reelected as the city’s mayor, a position he’s held since 2014; Jim McNulty, creative director at Gigawatt Group, and Lisa Henderson, program director for Montgomery County […]

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October 25, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Park Closures Due to Deer Population Management Program Begin this Week

Starting this week, Montgomery Parks is urging visitors to plan their visits around scheduled closures, according to an August announcement. The reason? Annual deer population management programming — which utilizes “carefully screened, qualified, and licensed recreational hunters”  to maintain the County’s ecological balance. According to the announcement, the deer population in Montgomery County exceeds both […]

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October 12, 2021 | Collin Riviello

City of Rockville Sets Deadline for Employees to Get Covid Vaccinations

The City of Rockville is requiring its current employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by November 15. Newly hired employees will need to have at least their first dose by the deadline and be fully vaccinated in accordance with the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidance. Employees who do not follow through with the […]

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July 1, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Bethesda Urban Partnership Hosting Paint the Town Mural Competition

The Bethesda Urban Partnership is looking for an artist to design and paint a mural for the Old Georgetown Parking Garage for its 2021 Paint the Town Mural Competition. The application will be due on Aug. 6, and artists must be 18 or older, a resident of Washington D.C., Maryland or Virginia, and a carrier […]

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November 10, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Shut-Off of Utilities Could Begin Next Week in Maryland Despite Pandemic

Despite the fact that thousands of people are still struggling to pay their utility bills in Maryland, companies can start issuing termination notices for customers starting Nov. 15. According to the Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS), utility companies were able to send notices starting on Oct. 1. The DHS also explained that affected customers […]

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November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Bethesda Big Train Returns for Virtual Holiday Events and Auctions

Bethesda Big Train Base Ball will be returning this month, but not to the baseball diamond. In order to stay connected with fans and the community, the organization is launching the virtual Big Train Base Ball & Holiday Auction this week. Streamed on, Bethesda Community Base Ball Club will be hosting four one-hour specials on Sunday […]

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November 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 15 in Montgomery County

Warmer today and partly cloudy. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Nov. 15. 1. Be Safe, Be Seen:  The “Be Safe, Be Seen” campaign makes two stops today. First, representatives will distribute brochures with safety information and reflective materials at the Lake Forest Transit Center in […]

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November 13, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

2020 ‘I Voted’ Stickers to Be Determined by Student Art Contest

Maryland student artists can compete in the “I Voted” Sticker-state Elections competition and have their original artwork printed on voting stickers in 2020. The Maryland State Board of Elections partnered with the Fine Art Competition of the Maryland State Department of Education for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade to submit designs for a chance to […]

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November 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s Campaign Aims to Alert Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicyclists About Decreased Daylight

Montgomery County officials have launched what they call one of the most aggressive campaigns in County history. The campaign is aimed towards making drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists aware of the added perils that come with time changes and decreased hours of afternoon daylight. “Be Safe, Be Seen” includes 20 events as part of the one-month […]

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