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April 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: County Cases Pass 2,000, State Cases Near 11,000

The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases now stands at 2,133 according to the statistics released Thursday morning by the Maryland Department of Health. Montgomery County cases increased by 200 since Wednesday. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county is 56 confirmed and 14 probable. The Maryland Department of Health now reports the number […]

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April 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Partly cloudy today with a high temperature near 50 degrees. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, April 16. 1. Face Masks Required on Buses: Starting today, passengers on Ride On buses must wear face masks. Any passenger who does not comply with this mandate “may […]

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April 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Council Asking Residents for Testimony About FY21 Operating Budget

The Montgomery County Council is asking residents to give testimony about County Executive Marc Elrich’s recommended Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget.  The council will hold two remote public hearings on Thursday, April 16 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Residents can give live testimony during the hearing through phone call, and can call 240-777-7803 to sign […]

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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 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Voice Recognition Technology for Seniors: Paul Burden, founder of Our Voice, demonstrates Alexa and other voice recognition devices to assist seniors aging in place. 2. All Things Frogs:  Join county environmental protection staff for training about local frogs and toads and […]

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April 2, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Earth Month Events Across Montgomery County

This month marks the 49th anniversary of “Earth Month,” a global campaign that stresses the importance of protecting the planet’s air, land and water. Events are scheduled throughout the month for Montgomery County residents to learn about and take part in preserving the environment. “Learn About Organic Lawn Care” at the Rock Creek Conservancy Office […]

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April 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

photo of Dogfish Head Alehouse, Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg Police Foundation Fundraiser Returns to Dogfish Head Alehouse

The Gaithersburg Police Foundation will return to Dogfish Head Alehouse for its most popular fundraiser of the year. This is the tenth consecutive year for the event, which raises money for the nonprofit organization supporting Gaithersburg’s Police Department. The daylong event will be held on April 16 from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. The restaurant […]

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April 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Update: The Maryland Department of Planning listening session meeting takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Here are five things to know for Monday, April 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Listen Up: The Maryland Department of Planning has scheduled a listening session to hear what the community thinks should be the state’s objectives for growing […]

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April 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Celebrate Cambodian New Year in Silver Spring (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

Thousands of residents celebrated the Cambodian New Year during a two-day event at the Cambodian Buddhist Society in Silver Spring on April 15 and 16. Based on the traditional solar new year, the holiday lasts for three days and three nights. Organizers say it’s typically celebrated at the end of the harvesting season in April so […]

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April 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Wheaton Woman (PHOTO)

UPDATED 4.16.17 Montgomery County police officers have safely located Sandra Diaz. Update: Sandra Yaritza Diaz has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing!https://t.co/NQszmp6pcZ pic.twitter.com/7qH2nZV5gj — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) April 15, 2017 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to find a missing Wheaton woman. According to police, 25-year-old Sandra […]

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