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September 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Sample Ballots to be Mailed Out This Week

Sample ballots will start making their way to voters through the mail within the next couple of days. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say the sample ballots have great information about ballot drop-box locations, as well as what voting in person and voting by mail will look like. Official ballots will be mailed out […]

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September 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

UPDATE: Man Arrested for Shooting and Attempted Murder of His Wife

Update (Sep. 21): 41-year-old Allen L. Price Jr. has been arrested and charged for the attempted first-degree murder of his 45-year-old wife, according to Montgomery County Police. On Thursday, September 17, shortly after 10:00 a.m., authorities responded to a residence on Sandy Lake Drive, where officers located the victim in the home, suffering from an […]

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September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Raises Restaurant Capacity and Proclaims First Restaurant Week

The same day Gov. Larry Hogan proclaimed the start of Maryland’s first-ever Restaurant Week, he announced restaurants can increase indoor capacity from 50% to 75%.  Restaurants are allowed to make the change beginning Monday at 5 p.m., said a statement from the governor’s office Friday. Of course, they must follow health guidelines like physical distancing.  […]

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September 18, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Maryland Restaurant Week Kicks Off Friday: ‘They Still Need Our Support’

Starting Friday, The Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) kicks off its first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week. It’s finally here! #mdrestaurantweek begins TODAY! Restaurants across the state will be serving up special menus, deals, and featured specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Find a restaurant participating near you: https://t.co/uw7hpCJWY3. 🍴 pic.twitter.com/c7doS4fIAJ — MD Restaurant Assoc (@RestaurantsinMD) September […]

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September 18, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Condado de Montgomery Anuncia el Calendario de Pruebas de COVID-19

Funcionarios de salud del condado de Montgomery han anunciado el calendario de pruebas de COVID-19 para la próxima semana. Las pruebas estarán disponibles a partir del lunes, septiembre 21, hasta el viernes, septiembre 25, desde las 9 de la mañana hasta la 1 de la tarde. Las pruebas también estarán disponibles de la 1 de […]

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September 18, 2020 | Staff Writer

MCPS Seeks Feedback on Virtual Learning Experiences

Montgomery County Public Schools wants feedback from parents, students, and staff on their virtual learning experience so far three weeks into the school year. The school system released a parent/guardian survey to ensure families have the resources needed to engage in virtual learning successfully. Answers are confidential and will be reported together with the feedback from other families, […]

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September 18, 2020 | 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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September 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Tras Larga Discusión se Permite el Consumo de Alcohol en Algunos Parques

La Junta de Planificación del Condado de Montgomery votó 4-1 para permitir el consumo de alcohol en partes designadas de nueve parques El cambio entra en vigencia el jueves 24 de septiembre y finaliza el 31 de mayo de 2021. Los residentes pueden consumir bebidas alcohólicas, desde las 11 am hasta el anochecer, en algunas […]

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September 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Much Discussion and Despite Some Concerns, Planning Board Allows Alcohol at Some Parks

The Montgomery County Planning Board voted 4-1 Thursday to allow alcohol in designated parts of nine parks.  The change goes into effect Thursday, Sept. 24 and ends May 31, 2021. Residents can drink from 11 a.m. to dusk in some areas at the following parks: Jesup Blair Local Park,  Acorn Urban Park, Germantown Town Center […]

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September 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Working With Faith Community To Expand Capacity for Places of Worship

Montgomery County leaders are working with local members of the faith community to potentially allow more capacity in places of worship. Under Phase 2 guidelines, religious facilities can have virtual, drive-in, and limited indoor and outdoor services with certain requirements. “We’re looking for ways that we can potentially allow the faith community to have some […]

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