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January 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Flower Avenue Liquor Store Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

Montgomery County has temporarily closed its Flower Avenue Liquor and Wine store in Silver Spring after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the county. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) learned of the diagnosis Wednesday and immediately closed the store, according to the county, and the employee’s last day of work was […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Leaders React to Historic Inauguration of Biden, Harris

Several Montgomery County leaders at the local, state and federal level were actively tweeting Wednesday about the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Many of the leaders made note of the historical significance of Harris being sworn in not only as the as the first female Vice President, but also the […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Sends Well Wishes to Biden Administration: ‘America Starts a New Chapter’

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich issued a statement after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the President and Vice President of the United States. Elrich wished the new administration well, saying: Today, America starts a new chapter as we welcome our 46th President Joe Biden and 49th Vice President Kamala Harris. They take […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Pledges ‘Partnership, Honesty, and Goodwill’ to President Biden

Gov. Larry Hogan attended President Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony Wednesday. Hogan released a statement about his experience at the inauguration stating in part,  “I pledge to President Biden the same spirit of partnership, honesty, and goodwill that I offered to President Trump and President Obama.” Through the orderly and peaceful transfer of power, we show the […]

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January 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Surpass 55,000; Deaths Top 1,200

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 20, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 368 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 55,203. Montgomery County recorded five new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 1,201. As of Wednesday, 16 schools in the state are reporting COVID-19 cases, […]

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January 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich: Hoy, Estados Unidos Comienza un Nuevo Capítulo

El ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery Marc Elrich emitió la siguiente declaración el 20 de enero día de la inauguración presidencial donde Joe Biden juramenta como Presidente de Estados Unidos junto a la primera mujer Vice-presidenta en la historia del país Kamala Harris. Hoy, Estados Unidos comienza un nuevo capítulo al dar la bienvenida a […]

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January 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan: Fue un Honor Atender a la Inauguración de Joe Biden

A través de su cuenta de Twitter el Gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan emitió una declaración que señala que “fue un honor atender a la inauguración de Joe Biden en representación a la gente de Maryland. Mediante la transferencia de poder ordenada y pacífica, mostramos al mundo que la Constitución, el estado de derecho y […]

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January 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Niño de 8 años de Gaithersburg Destacado en la Celebración de Inauguración

Cavanaugh Bell, un niño de ocho años de Gaithersburg que se ha destacado por proporcionar paquetes de alimentos y otros suministros a los menos afortunados durante la pandemia, se unirá a celebridades como el compositor de Hamilton Lin-Manuel Miranda y los músicos Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen […]

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January 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Políticos de Maryland Tuitean sus Despedidas en Señal de Alivio Tras Salida de Trump

Si bien gran parte de las noticias se centran en la inauguración presidencial de Joe Biden, desde el juramento hasta las fiestas y desfiles virtuales, varios políticos de Maryland utilizaron Twitter, el miércoles por la mañana, para expresar sus sentimientos mientras veían al presidente Donald Trump salir de la Casa Blanca por última vez como […]

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January 20, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPD Teams With Other Law Enforcement During Presidential Inauguration in DC

Some Montgomery County Police Officers are in the nation’s capital today assisting other law enforcement agencies during the Presidential Inauguration. According to a Tweet, MCPD has participated in the historic event for several administrations. The officers will work with D.C. Police, U.S. Capitol Police, and other law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe 59th inauguration […]

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