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April 1, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Silver Diner Providing Free Meals for Children and Families in Need

Silver Diner has partnered with Real Food For Kids to provide free meals for children and families in need. Beginning Wednesday, families may stop by the Silver Diner located at Rio in Gaithersburg to receive a free grab-and-go meal Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No ID or proof of need is […]

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April 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Coronavirus Cases Increase to 447, State Cases Near 2 Thousand, State Deaths Nearly Double

Each morning, the Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state. The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases increased to 447, according to the health departments statistics released Tuesday morning. The cases in the County continue to climb as there were 301 cases on Sunday, which increased to 341 […]

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March 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Message from Councilmember Rice: Complete the Census by April 1

Households in Montgomery County have just two weeks to complete the 2020 Census questionnaire online and meet the target of April 1st. When you respond to the census, you’ll tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020. Here is a message from Councilmember Craig Rice encouraging all households to complete the […]

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Residents Encouraged to Respond to Census by April 1

The 2020 Census count is currently underway. Homes will receive in the mail an invitation to participate in the census from March 12-20. The questionnaire may be completed online, by phone, or by mail. These official Census Bureau mailings will include detailed information and a Census ID for completing the census online. Montgomery County Executive Marc […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge, Landon Announce Move to Virtual Learning

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart—the all-girls kindergarten through 12th grade Catholic school in Bethesda—and Landon, the all-boys private school (grades kindergarten through 12) in Bethesda announced they are temporarily closing school starting Friday and moving learning to a virtual platform. Connie Mitchell, a spokesperson for Stone Ridge, said the virtual learning education model […]

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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery College Cancels Weekend Classes, Moves to Remote Learning

Montgomery College announced Wednesday that classes scheduled Thursday though Saturday are canceled amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard said in an email to the campus community that after spring break—which is March 16 through 20—the college would transition to remote learning from March 23 to April 3. The decision was […]

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April 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 1. Maybe some rain on Wednesday, more on Friday, but otherwise a decent week coming up. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, at 111 Maryland Ave. The Mayor and Council are expected to have a budget worksession and declare that April is World […]

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March 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

New Law Requires Carbon Monoxide Alarms for Rental-Dwelling Units

A law passed in 2016 by Maryland’s General Assembly will require carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in the immediate vicinity of sleeping areas in rental dwelling units starting April 1 of this year. The previous law only required an alarm to be installed in a central location outside of each sleeping area within a dwelling unit […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Plazinski Named New 5th District Commander, Gillespie Takes Melbourne Police Chief Job

UPDATED 4.25.17 Montgomery County Police Captain Mark Plazinski, a 23-year veteran of the department, has been named the police department’s new 5th district commander. He begins his new assignment on May 1st, according to a news release from the Montgomery County Police Department. Plazinski takes over for Captain David Gillespie who is leaving the department […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Poolesville Celebrates 150th Anniversary with an Aerial Photo Shoot (VIDEO)

One week ago, thousands of residents in the Town of Poolesville showed up at Whalen’s Commons for an aerial photograph to celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary. Take a look: We’re doing an aerial photo to celebrate our 150th anniversary! Join us at 9 a.m. at Whalen Commons to help us spell out 150. — Town […]

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