Articles by Michelle Queen

June 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records Lowest COVID-19 Case Rate Since March 2020

Three new cases reported on Tuesday Montgomery County averaged 0.7 new cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents Tuesday, according to the data from the county’s COVID-19 information portal. This is the lowest case rate recorded since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. Montgomery County recorded three new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing […]

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June 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, June 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. County Council Session:  The Council meets today starting at 9 a.m. The agenda and staff reports may be found online here. 2. Food Assistance: Montgomery County has a food distribution event today at 8921 Warfield Road in Gaithersburg from 2 […]

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June 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 6:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Aspen Hill, and North Bethesda. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and may cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages […]

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June 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Lineup for June Events on Silver Spring’s Veterans Plaza

Live music and events return to Silver Spring’s Veterans Plaza this summer. The lineup of free, public outdoor events at Veterans Plaza includes community events, concerts, farm markets, and Sunday festivals throughout the summer. Silver Spring is one of the most diverse communities in the state. There is always something to do and enjoy. The […]

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June 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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June 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, June 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Juneteenth Celebrations: Thursday, President Biden signed into law a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. June 19, 1865, is the day slavery ended everywhere in the United States. Maryland and Montgomery County are observing the holiday today. Here is the […]

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June 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Government Closed Friday to Observe Juneteenth Holiday

Montgomery County announced their offices will be closed Friday, June 18 in observance of the new federal holiday, Juneteenth. Thursday, President Biden signed into law Juneteenth as a national holiday to celebrate the end of slavery in the United States, which took place on June 19, 1865 in Texas. County Executive Marc Elrich said, “I […]

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June 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

SBN At-Home: Building Corporate Culture

Cameron Heffernan, the cofounder and chief marketing officer of New Gig Solutions, joins Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s June episode of Small Business Network at Home. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. June’s topic is “Building Corporate Culture Through the Power of Employee Ambassadors.” […]

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June 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring VaxCash $40,000 Winner: ‘I Believe in Vaccines’

Silver Spring resident Marnobia Alegria Juarez was the $40,000 winner in the June 1 VaxCash drawing. She and her mother traveled to the Lottery headquarters in Baltimore June 11 to claim the prize, according to the Maryland Lottery. Alegria Juarez was vaccinated in February while living in Prince George’s County. She works in a daycare […]

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June 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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