Restaurants in Rockville Town Center, Surrounding Area Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in Rockville Town...

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Nature Paints Picturesque Scenes in Poolesville

The Kenwood cherry blossoms have come and gone but there are still beautiful views in Montgomery County this time of year. Enjoy the photos below from the McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area located on River Road near...

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Wheaton Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Wheaton area is the...

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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...

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Helping Neighbors at a Social Distance: Nonprofits That Need Your Help

While millions are struggling to survive the coronavirus crisis, area non-profits, life-lines for many, are struggling to stay alive as well. Now, as national resources dwindle, these local charities are needed now more than...

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Germantown Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Germantown area is...

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April 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Sunflower Bakery is Serving the Community by Donating Muffins

Sunflower Bakery, a non-profit bakery in Rockville, is going above and beyond to help the community by providing muffins to food shelters, pantries and hospital staff in the Metro D.C. area, according to Executive Director Daphna Raskas. The bakery has raised over $10,000 and donated more than 3,000 muffins to over 15 places, according to […]

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April 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Supermercados Giant Anuncian Cambios Durante Pandemia

La cadena de supermercados Giant Food ha realizado una serie de cambios en las operaciones de su tienda para ayudar a proteger a sus clientes y al personal durante la pandemia de coronavirus, anunció el presidente interino Ira Kress, en un correo electrónico enviado el 7 de abril a los clientes. La tienda limitará el […]

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April 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Giant Food Makes Big Changes to Protect Customers and Staff During Pandemic

Giant Food has made a series of changes to their store operations to help protect their customers and staff during the coronavirus pandemic, interim President Ira Kress announced in an email sent to customers today. The store will be limiting the number of customers who can be in their store at any time by reducing […]

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April 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Restaurants in Rockville Town Center, Surrounding Area Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in Rockville Town Center and surrounding areas is the new online MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. […]

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April 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Gaithersburg Book Festival Selects Poetry Contest Finalists

The Gaithersburg Book Festival has selected the finalists for their second annual high school student poetry contest. The book festival – originally scheduled for May 16 at Bohrer Park – was cancelled due to the coronavirus health crisis but the poetry contest is going on as planned. The first, second and third place winners will […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 7 and it is World Health Day. World Health Day aims to bring awareness to health issues around the world. Because of the coronavirus, this year, more than others, we understand why this is an important day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  […]

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April 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Nature Paints Picturesque Scenes in Poolesville

The Kenwood cherry blossoms have come and gone but there are still beautiful views in Montgomery County this time of year. Enjoy the photos below from the McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area located on River Road near Poolesville, the National Park Service’s C&O Canal, and the Potomac River. MyMCMedia’s Carolyn Raskauskas gives you a glimpse of […]

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April 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Wheaton area is the new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. The Wheaton Urban District maintains […]

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April 6, 2020 | Grace Mottley

‘File of Life’ Form Prepares Residents to Make Trip to Hospital Alone

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services is encouraging residents to complete a File of Life form to prepare for unexpected emergencies and trips to the hospital during the COVID-19 health crisis. File of Life is a non-profit organization focused on preparing the elderly for emergencies. A File of Life is a form that anyone can […]

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April 6, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Hallie Wells Hip Hop Teacher Drops Third Rap for Students

As students transition to online learning due to the COVID-19 health crisis, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing weekly messages with his students by rapping. Michael Doggett is an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, and is the creator of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses rapping to express himself […]

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