August 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Awards $10 Million To Child Care Centers, Homes

Almost 500 child care centers and family child care homes received a total of $10 million through the Montgomery County Child Care Recovery Program, Executive Marc Elrich announced Aug. 20. “Providing safe child care, which is essential for so many of our residents – especially during this pandemic, is challenging and costly,” Elrich wrote in […]

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August 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Navarro: ‘Harris Representa Quienes Somos en este País’

La Concejal del condado de Montgomery Nancy Navarro dice sentirse muy “emocionada” al conocer que el candidato presidencial Joe Biden ha elegido como compañera de fórmula vice-presidencial a la Senadora Kamala Harris. Navarro le dijo a MyMCMedia que esta elección marca un hito en la historia de Estados Unidos por tratarse de la primera mujer […]

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August 7, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County Issued Through Late Friday Night

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County on Friday, which is set to begin at noon and last until late that night. According to the weather alert, the flash flood watch was issued due to “scattered slow moving showers and thunderstorms” that are expected for Friday afternoon, which […]

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July 24, 2020 | Mira Varghese

MCPS Hosting Annual ‘Just for the Record-A Vinyl Day’ Event

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ “Just for the Record–A Vinyl Day” event is taking place over Facebook Live on Saturday, July 25, from 12 to 3 p.m. and will allow residents not only to watch musical performances, but to learn about and discuss vinyl records. According to its website, this is Montgomery County Public Libraries’ third […]

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July 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Responds to Landlord and Tenant Concerns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) says they are well aware of what landlords and tenants are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. In terms of the eviction and homeless prevention, DHCA Director Aseem Nigam says the department has been working closely with non-profit organizations, legal aids, and for-profit entities to address […]

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July 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Recreation Cancels Summer Camps

Montgomery County Recreation announced on Friday that late-summer modified camps are canceled.  Officials with the department say they are working to process refunds. All summer camp payment plans have also been canceled.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a critical need for health care providers in the community for other vital services. According to a press […]

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July 6, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Under Pressure, Redskins Rapidly Move Toward Name Change

Amid a national reckoning over systemic racism and increasing corporate pressure, the Washington Redskins appear poised to change their controversial name. That unexpected realization is the result of an avalanche of potentially devastating financial implications for team owner Dan Snyder. Calls to change the team’s name have gone on for decades. Snyder has previously vowed […]

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June 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Residents Reminded That All Fireworks Are Illegal in Montgomery County

As fourth of July approaches, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials are reminding residents that all fireworks, including sparklers, are illegal in the county. MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer says, usually, residents would be encouraged to attend public displays. However, they’ve all been recently canceled in Montgomery County this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  […]

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June 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Recent Drownings, Near-Drownings Reminders of the Dangers of the Potomac River

In just the past couple of weeks, there have been four drownings in and around the Potomac River. Two of them happened in the DC area near Chain Bridge, and two happened in Montgomery County. There have also been several near-drownings according to officials from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue. Pete Piringer, MCFRS spokesperson, says […]

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June 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Consejo de Educación de Montgomery Adopta Presupuesto de $2.76 Mil Millones

El Consejo de Educación del Condado de Montgomery adoptó el pasado 11 de junio el Presupuesto Operativo de $2.76 mil millones para el Año Fiscal 2021. A través de un comunicado emitido por las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), y adicionalmente incluido en el boletín estudiantil, se informó a la comunidad sobre el […]

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