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May 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Board of Education Discusses Best Ways to Replace Police Officers in Schools

Members of the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) spent Tuesday afternoon discussing how best to keep students safe without having a daily police presence in the schools. This after County Executive Marc Elrich removed funding for the School Resource Officers program. “The decision has been taken out of our hands,” said BOE […]

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May 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Reports: Md. District Court Judge Bans Staff from Wearing Thin Blue Line Flag

John P. Morrissey, the chief judge for Maryland district courts, has ordered all district court employees to stop wearing articles of clothing that donned the thin blue line flag. The “thin blue line” flag is often used by law enforcement officers to symbolize the line between police and their role in preventing society from descending […]

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May 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘Total Loss’: Barn Fire in Barnesville Causes $2 Million in Damages, Fire Officials Say

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) responded to a large barn fire on Peach Tree Road in Barnesville shortly before midnight Monday evening, fire officials said. Crews found heavy fire engulfing the entire 500 x 100 foot barn, Battalion Chief Jay Blake said. No animals were inside and no one was injured. The barn […]

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May 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Expected to Offer Five-Day-a-Week In-Person Learning This Fall

Multiple times during Tuesday afternoon’s meeting of the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE), school administration staff repeated that there will be a five-day-a-week in-school program in the fall, with a virtual academy offered to those who request them. This will be accomplished using a social distancing guideline of three feet. The BOE […]

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May 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Leaders Preparing for Pfizer Vaccine Expansion to Ages 12-15

After Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was FDA-approved for youths ages 12-15 on Monday, Montgomery County leaders are preparing to administer shots to young residents. The eligibility expansion still requires final approval from a CDC advisory committee, which is set to meet Wednesday. During a county council meeting Tuesday, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said leaders […]

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May 10, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne and Suzanne Pollak

After Criticism for Delay, County Announces Plan to Reopen Libraries, Senior Centers

After backlash from residents and community leaders, Montgomery County will be reopening some of its public libraries and senior centers. On June 1, six library branches will reopen. Then, on June 14 two of the county’s seven senior centers will reopen. The libraries that will reopen are: Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda Gaithersburg […]

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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Driver Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Vehicle Following Collision 

A driver died early Monday morning after they exited their vehicle and were struck following a collision on I-270, Maryland State Police (MSP) said in a press release. Around 12:39 a.m., MSP Rockville Barrack troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the main lanes of I-270 North near Rockledge Drive in […]

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May 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Vice TV Debuts Series on 2002 D.C. Sniper Attacks

Beginning Monday night, Vice TV will air its eight-part series on the 2002 D.C. sniper shooting spree that left 10 dead and Montgomery County residents terrorized for three weeks. Have you heard the Story of the DC Sniper, In His Own Words? https://t.co/waQFHbphnw pic.twitter.com/m7tsY8Xptf — VICE (@VICE) May 8, 2021 I, Sniper is the story […]

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May 10, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers in Montgomery County and Maryland

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 10 Since Friday, May 7, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 103 new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County — 47 Saturday, 32 Sunday and 24 Monday. The county’s cumulative case count is 70,257. The county most recently reported that 86 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Montgomery […]

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May 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Plaza Oaxaca Opens in Rockville Town Square on Saturday

It’s been a challenging year for restaurants, but as more people are getting vaccinated more new restaurants are opening. Plaza Oaxaca, a restaurant that serves authentic Mexican food, will open in Rockville Town Square on Saturday. It is located on Gibbs Street, which is now a new outdoor streetery. MyMCM spoke Josue Bastida, an employee […]

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