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April 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Officials Hold Virtual Conversation: Second Week of Remote Learning

More than 165 thousand students “return to school” for week two of remote leaning All Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) buildings are closed through April 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Monday, the school system embarks on the second week of remote learning. Superintendent of Schools Jack Smith sent a message to the school […]

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April 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Shares Information on Technology Needed for Remote Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students start the second week of remote learning Monday, April 6 as the school buildings remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. MCPS’ Elaine Chang-Baxter, Director of Partnerships, talked with Peter Cevenini, MCPS Chief Technology Officer, about the technology requirements for learning […]

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April 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Reports 4 Additional COVID-19 Deaths, Cases Increase to 693, State Cases to 3,609

Each morning by 11 a.m., the Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, cases in the state and the number of deaths. The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases are now 693, according to the health departments statistics released Sunday morning. The cases in Montgomery County continue to climb […]

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April 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Cases Increase to 640, State Cases to 3,125

Each morning, the Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, cases in the state. The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases increased to 640, according to the health departments statistics released Saturday morning. The cases in the County continue to climb as there were 447 cases on Wednesday, which […]

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April 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Reportan Fraudes sobre Tratamientos, Pruebas y Vacunas de Coronavirus

Lorena Bailey investigadora de la Oficina de Protección al Consumidor del Condado de Montgomery advirtió a los consumidores, a través de una entrevista telefónica para MyMCMedia, sobre las estafas que ya se han presentado relacionadas a la crisis de salud COVID-19. Bailey explica cuáles son las estafas más comunes, las señales que indican que puede […]

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April 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Hogan Calls for Moment of Prayer: ‘Let us Pray for Each Other’

This Sunday at noon, Gov. Larry Hogan is calling on Marylanders to join together for a moment of prayer for those who died or are sick from COVID-19 as well as all the health care professionals and first responders who are risking their health to help others. “Let us pray for each other,” Hogan said […]

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April 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan: “Esta Enfermedad No Discrimina y Nadie es Inmune”

El número de casos de COVID-19 en Maryland se ha triplicado en menos de una semana, dijo el viernes el gobernador Larry Hogan en una conferencia de prensa. “Ahora tenemos una transmisión comunitaria generalizada. Este virus está en todas partes y es una amenaza para casi todos “, dijo Hogan. Hay 2,758 casos en el […]

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April 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

Germantown Transit Center Closes for Two Weeks

The Germantown Transit Center and Aircraft Drive between Century Blvd and Route 118 will be closed for two weeks from Sunday, April 5 until Sunday, April 19. The County plans to repave Aircraft Drive during this timeframe. The transportation department rated Aircraft Drive’s pavement as poor to fair during their annual county-wide road survey. Five […]

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April 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘It is a Threat to Nearly Everyone’ Says Hogan on Coronavirus

The number of COVID-19 cases in Maryland has tripled in less than a week, Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press conference Friday.  “We now have widespread community transmission. This virus is everywhere and it is a threat to nearly everyone,” he said. There are 2,758 cases in the state, in every jurisdiction. 416 patients […]

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April 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Bikeshare and Lyft Electric Scooters Offer Free Trips For Essential Travel

Getting around these days isn’t as easy as it used to be. Due to social distancing orders, many forms of public transportation are no longer available. But now essential workers have another option that is easy on the pockets during the coronavirus pandemic. Capital Bikeshare and Lyft electric scooters just announced special programs that will provide […]

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