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April 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest County and State COVID-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 15 Montgomery County health officials reported Thursday that 25.6% of the county residents are fully vaccinated which means they have either received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine. Also, 42.7% of the county residents have received their […]

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April 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, April 15, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Updates: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a virtual press conference today at noon to provide COVID-19 updates. The public is invited to watch live on the County’s Facebook page and County Cable Montgomery at Comcast/RCN Channel 6 and […]

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April 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Downtown Silver Spring’s New Art Installation Features Two-Story High Flowers

Workers are installing 25-foot tall flowers as part of downtown Silver Spring’s $10 million redevelopment project. The installation is located at the busy intersection of Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road in the parking lot for Panera Bread and Red Lobster. The Blumen Lumen art installation contains multiple 18 to 25-foot folded stainless-steel flowers that respond […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookeville Brothers Produce Award-Winning Film on the Chesapeake Bay

What began as two brothers in a quarantine project evolved into an award-winning film addressing the number one challenge currently facing the Chesapeake Bay — water quality. Andrew and Eric Braker’s film “A Journey Upstream” takes an adventure through the Chesapeake Bay and tells the story of two fish species which assist in understanding the […]

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March 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

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IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline to May 17

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are extending the deadline to file 2020 federal income taxes from April 15 to May 17. The IRS said in a statement that it will provide further guidance on the extension in the coming days. The guidance is likely to be related to tax law changes issued in […]

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April 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: County Cases Near 2,000, State Cases Pass 10,000

The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,933 according to the statistics released Wednesday morning by the Maryland Department of Health. Montgomery County cases increased by 50 since Tuesday. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county is 58 which is an increase of four deaths since Tuesday. The Maryland Department of […]

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March 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two COVID-19 Cases Confirmed at Montgomery College

A Montgomery College female student and employee tested positive for COVID-19, although the college would not say which campus or campuses were involved. However, Marcus Rosano, college spokesperson, said that all students who may have come in contact with those two people were notified Monday. “Notices have been sent to those who could have possibly […]

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July 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Carol Burnett Brings ‘Laughter and Reflection’ Show to Strathmore on July 25

American comedy icon Carol Burnett comes to Montgomery County for one performance later this month. The six-time Emmy winner presents an evening of unscripted comedy including an opportunity for the audience to engage with Burnett.  The performance takes place at Strathmore Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m. The Music Center at Strathmore is located at […]

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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 15. Expect strong winds today and thunderstorms Friday. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Work: The County Council is on recess this week with the next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 23. Here’s the Council’s upcoming agenda. 2. Working for a Living: The 50+ Employment Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Begins, Here’s What You Should Know

Here’s What You Should Know Just days after Toys “R”Us, Inc. officials announced they have filed for bankruptcy to begin “winding down” on its more than 700 company stores and inventory across the country,  liquidation sales have begin in the region. Residents can expect discounts on toys and other items starting off at 10 percent, […]

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