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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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October 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Zinnia Restaurant:  Zinnia, new tavern and garden restaurant in Silver Spring, opens for diners today. The restaurant is located in the long time Mrs. K’s Toll House, which did not reopen after Maryland’s state of emergency ordered businesses closed […]

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September 30, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Celebrates Designation of its First National Landmark Friday

In honor of the Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Cottage in Rockville becoming a national landmark, Peerless Rockville plans a celebration at the rental property Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The outdoor event at 19 Thomas Street follows the Jan. 13 designation by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior that the home of Fromm-Reichmann, who was […]

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September 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Zinnia, at Former Mrs. K’s Toll House Location, Ready to Open Doors Friday

Zinnia, a new tavern and garden restaurant located where Mrs. K’s Toll House in Silver Spring used to be, opens Oct. 1. Besides the colorful gardens from Mrs. K’s 90-year operation on Colesville Road, the new property now boasts raised beds filled with herbs and vegetables that will be used as drink garnishes or in […]

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September 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Court Hearing on Sale of Land that Includes Former Black Cemetery Features Powerful Testimony

After almost 12 hours of testimony Monday, a preliminary injunction on whether to allow the Housing Opportunities Commission to sell land in Bethesda that was a former Black cemetery will continue Friday. Judge Karla Smith of Montgomery County Circuit Court scheduled closing arguments for late Friday afternoon on whether the HOC’s proposed sale of Westwood […]

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September 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

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Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit Deadline Looms; $7 Million Available For Eligible Residents

As the Maryland Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit Program Oct. 1 deadline looms, eligible residents are encouraged to apply. Those who qualify will get more than $1,000 each, according to local and state leaders. “We had gone ahead and passed legislation that was signed into law – that would return specifically to Montgomery County residents more […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 1, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Crumbl Cookies Set To Open First Maryland Location in Rockville

Crumbl Cookies, a specialty cookie delivery company known on the West Coast, opens its first Maryland storefront in Rockville on Thursday, Oct. 1. The national bakery franchise is known for its rotating menu and features four gourmet cookies each week. Crumbl will also celebrate its opening with a Free Cookie Day for its customers on […]

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October 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 785 New Maryland Cases, 95 in Montgomery County

Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 95 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. Since the start of the pandemic, the cumulative case count for the county has climbed to 22,679. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.54% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 14 of Maryland’s 24 […]

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September 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Friedson: ‘Votes Are Starting to Be Counted Beginning October 1’

Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson spoke to MyMCMedia Friday in Bethesda about how Marylanders are starting to receive their ballots for the Nov. 3 General Election. Friedson said the county council has been pushing for secure ballot drop boxes throughout the county. He noted that voting is officially underway and, “for the first time ever,” […]

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