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April 16, 2021

County Working to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

County leaders are working to make sure all communities have equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Local and national data shows that communities of color are among those who are at a higher risk during the pandemic. Data also shows that there’s been continuous progress in Montgomery County towards increasing access to lifesaving resources in […]

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April 16, 2021

Leaders Announce Additional COVID-19 Rent Relief, Urge Residents to Help Others

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other county leaders held a press conference Friday to announce additional rent relief for eligible residents. Phase 3 of the county’s COVID-19 rent relief program is open for applications, with $59 million in federal funding available to help low-income households that have lost income due to the pandemic. Tenants […]

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April 16, 2021

Shepherd’s Table: A Local Non-Profit Provides Food, Vaccines and Hope

For nearly four decades, the non-profit organization Shepherd’s Table located in the heart of Silver Spring has offered food, clothes and basic services to low-income and homeless people in Montgomery County. In recent months, with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately hit vulnerable communities, the work of this organization became more imperative […]

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April 16, 2021

Pfizer Recommends Third Dose Six to 12 Months After Full Vaccination

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla believes it is  “likely” people may need a third vaccine dose administered between six and 12 months after a full vaccination. Bourla also cited the possibility of an annual coronavirus vaccine in a panel discussion with CNBC and CVS Health on April 1. “A likely scenario is that there will be […]

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April 16, 2021

Las Piscinas ya Pueden Operar al 50% de su Capacidad

El condado de Montgomery ha disminuido sus restricciones de natación relacionadas con COVID-19. A partir del 14 de abril, las piscinas pueden operar al 50% de su capacidad. Además, desde 1 de abril, se ha permitido dos personas en cada carril de natación. Cabe mencionar que el número de nadadores permitidos está determinado por el […]

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April 16, 2021

Vigilia Honrará a Graduado de Clarksburg HS Asesinado en un Tiroteo

Actualización el viernes a las 12:30 p.m.  La policía del condado de Montgomery arrestó a Rodjaun Orlando Neil-Williams, de 19 años, de Clarksburg y lo acusó del asesinato en segundo grado de Javon Jamal Gordon de Boyds, de 23 años. _______________________________________________ Una vigilia esta prevista el viernes a las 6:30 p.m. en Clarksburg High School […]

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April 16, 2021

Hombre de Gaithersburg Acusado de Robo y Asalto en Montgomery Village

La policía del condado de Montgomery acusó a un hombre de Gaithersburg de robo y asalto en segundo grado, el 12 de abril. La policía arrestó a Luis Enrique Dávila Marrero, de 38 años, por el ataque que ocurrió el 19 de marzo en un estacionamiento de Montgomery Village. La víctima, una mujer de 63 […]

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April 16, 2021

County Launches $59 Million Rent Relief Program

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is currently accepting applications for eligible Montgomery County renters in need of financial assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis while funds are available. “The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the economic wellbeing of our poorest and most vulnerable […]

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April 16, 2021

County Council of PTA’s Will Hold Online Seminar Discussing Curriculum Choices

Montgomery County Council of PTA’s( MCCPTA) will hold an online seminar to provide support for families with elementary and high school students. The online discussion will begin at 10 am on Saturday, April 17. Educators, PTA members and community leader will be present to offer insight and information regarding educational planning. County residents who are […]

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April 16, 2021

Substantial Reflects on Media, Music and Maintaining an Artist Life

Stan “Substantial” Robinson is a hip-hop recording artist, an educator, and visual aritst who teaches media and music recording at various Montgomery County, MD places of learning, including Montgomery Community Media. As a rapper and producer, he has traveled around the world and has worked with artists such as Nujabes, Oddisee, and the legendary Godfather […]

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