Holiday Schedule for Thanksgiving Day, November 23

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Holiday Schedule for Thanksgiving Day, November 23


Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23.

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Road Closures Planned in Silver Spring for Thanksgiving Parade

A Portion of Georgia Avenue Will Be Closed in Both Directions

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County Executive Ike Leggett Signs County Law Raising Minimum Wage to $15


On November 13 County Executive Ike Leggett signed into a law a bill passed by the County Council to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next several years. 

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Residents Can Learn More About the US 29 Bus Rapid Transit at an Open House


Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on US 29 will be the first of its kind in the State of Maryland. Join the Montgomery County Department of Transportation at an open house to learn how the BRT will provide an easier, faster, more reliable, and less stressful way to travel. This family-friendly event will include a children’s activity area.

County Council “Town Hall” for County Youth on November 29

 The Montgomery County Council wants to hear from young residents at their upcoming MOCO Youth Town Hall. The meeting is scheduled for November 29 at 6 p.m. in the County Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. 

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Deadline is December 15


There are several changes with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but health insurance coverage is STILL available through the ACA.   The enrollment period is December 15, so residents must enroll early to not miss the chance for affordable health coverage.  

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Registration for Department of Recreation Winter Classes and Programs is Open

Registration for the Department of Recreation winter classes and programs is now open.


November 2017

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