April 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Residents 16+ Can Now Sign Up for Vaccine

Since Monday, Montgomery County residents older than 16 have been able to preregister to receive the coronavirus vaccine at all state and county operated vaccine clinics. This news comes as coronavirus cases for children have been on the rise across the country—particularly in the state of Michigan, which currently is experiencing the worst outbreak in […]

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April 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Starting Tuesday, Marylanders 16+ Are Eligible for Vaccine at Mass Vaccination Sites

Beginning Tuesday, all Marylanders ages 16+ will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at the state’s mass vaccination sites, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Monday. Hogan said that by April 12, residents 16+ will be eligible through all vaccine providers in the state. He noted that those ages 16-17 can only be […]

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March 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Include Residents 16+ with Underlying Conditions

On Tuesday, Maryland entered COVID-19 vaccine Phase 2B, expanding eligibility to residents ages 16+ with underlying medical conditions that increase their risk for severe COVID-19, as well as other groups. The state directs residents to a CDC webpage that lists which conditions can lead adults of any age to be more likely severely ill from […]

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December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Officials Explain What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine? Dr. David Marcozzi, COVID-19 Incident Commander for the University of Maryland Medical System, explained the answer to Marylanders at a press conference with Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday. Pfizer’s vaccine was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the FDA last Friday. Marcozzi said there are four components that make it […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Missing Teen from Silver Spring Located (PHOTO)

UPDATE March 17 Police report that Lauren Isaac has has been located safe and unharmed. ORIGINAL March 14 Detectives from the Montgomery County Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public to help locate a missing Silver Spring teen. Police said that Lauren Isaac, age 16, was last seen at her 1st Street home on Friday, March 11th. […]

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March 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Missing Silver Spring Teen Located (PHOTO)

UPDATED Mar. 15: Police report that Reniqua Simms has been located and is safe. Montgomery County police officers are searching for a missing Silver Spring teen. Police said that Reniqua Etisha Simms, age 16, was last seen at her Featherwood Street home on March 10th. Reniqua is described by police as a black female, 5’01” […]

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July 28, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Free (Video)

UPDATED Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky (16), a rising junior at the Stone Ridge School, has set a world record in the 1,500 freestyle at the World Championships in Barcelona with a record time of 15:36.53 smashing the previous record by six seconds. Just two days on July 28, Ledecky brought home gold winning the 400 free with a […]

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March 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Road Closure Alert

UPDATED: This work was postponed because of weather reports. The west bound lane of Monroe Place from Monroe Street to Rt. 355 will be closed Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. due to a construction crane operation. A signed detour route will be in place for west-bound traffic. No parking will be […]

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