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March 6, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Electrical Malfunction Causes Fire in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) responded to a fire involving multiple wooden sheds Saturday morning in Silver Spring. The fire broke out at 802 Malcolm Drive towards the rear of the home where several sheds were enclosed. The fire extended to wooden fencing of a neighboring home where the residence sustained minor exterior […]

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March 6, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Maryland Delays Standardized Tests Until Fall Semester

On March 4, the Maryland State Board of Education announced that all standardized testing will be postponed until the fall. The United States Department of Education has maintained that states must administer annual standardized tests this year, but has extended the deadline for when tests must be taken. The board agrees that the value of […]

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March 6, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Parent-Teacher Associations Seeks More Data on MCPS Indoor Air Quality Plan

Now that Montgomery County Public Schools [MCPS] students have started returning to in-person learning, the school district says they have put into place a robust series of safety measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations says they appreciate how well MCPS is handling the return to in-person instruction, they […]

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March 5, 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 again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

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March 5, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

CBS Sports’ James Brown, African American Health Program Promote COVID Testing Campaign

CBS Sports host and Montgomery County resident James Brown promoted the Montgomery County African American Health Program (AAHP), a COVID-19 testing campaign targeting the county’s Black community, in a PSA video. In the video, Brown discusses the rising COVID-19 cases and how Black Americans have been hit “especially hard.” He also discusses how as a […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Clases Gratis y en Español para la Tercera Edad sobre ‘Cómo Elegir una Computadora’

Senior Planet Montgomery, un programa de capacitación tecnológica diseñado para estudiantes del Condado de 60 años o más, ofrece clases en línea gratuitas. Las clases del 8 al 12 Marzo se centrarán en cómo elegir una nueva computadora. Además de las clases en español, tres clases durante el 8 al 12 Marzo se impartirán en […]

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March 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast – Camilo Montoya: Orgullo Latino

Camilo Montoya es un joven inmigrante de Nicaragua, quien a sus 12 años de edad llegó al estado de Maryland junto a su familia. Camilo es cineasta, poeta, artista digital y activista nicaragüense, ganador de premios Emmy 2019 de la Capital Nacional/Bahía de Chesapeake y nominado a un premio Emmy nacional como mejor director de […]

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March 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Adventure Theatre Raises More Than $100,000 During 30-Hour Stream-A-Thon

Adventure Theatre hosted its first-ever 30-hour Stream-A-Thon called Bring Home the Adventure, featuring more than 20 stars of stage and screen, chefs, local artists, community supporters, and the theatre’s talented Academy students. The event raised more than $114,000 and engaged more than 10,000 viewers across the theatre’s social media channels, according to the press release. […]

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March 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Adventure Theatre Recauda más de $118 mil en Maratón Virtual

El emblemático Adventure Theatre ubicado en el parque Glen Echo, en el condado de Montgomery, recaudó hasta el miércoles $118,537 y aún siguen recibiendo donaciones. Funcionarios del Teatro dicen que el “evento se lleva a cabo para recaudar fondos y lograr continuar con la misión de poder servir a niños, familias y estudiantes con experiencias […]

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March 3, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month Virtually

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of virtual lectures, discussions, and storytimes around the theme “Valliant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” The free programs, suitable for […]

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