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April 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Make Announcement About Maryland Public Schools Friday Afternoon

Gov. Larry Hogan will join Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon to hold a news conference Friday at 2:30 p.m. The last time Salmon joined Hogan for a news conference, it was announced that all public schools would remain closed through April 24 because of the coronavirus. Hogan tweeted, “I will provide an update […]

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April 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: County Deaths at 63, County Cases Up by 147, Pass 2,000, State Cases Surpass 11,000

The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases now stands at 2,280 according to the statistics released Friday morning by the Maryland Department of Health. Montgomery County cases increased by 147 since Thursday. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county is 63 confirmed and 15 probable. The Maryland Department of Health now reports the number […]

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April 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Cloudy today with a high temperature near 60 degrees. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, April 17. 1. Council Tele-Town Hall: Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando and Hans Riemer are hosting a remote town hall today at 1 p.m. Click here to register […]

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April 15, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Sections of Beach Drive, Sligo Creek Parkway Will be Closed This Weekend

Montgomery Parks announced some areas of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive and Little Falls Parkway will be closed this weekend. Sections will close from Friday 9 a.m. to Sunday 6 p.m. The sections will be closed to vehicles but open for pedestrians and cyclists, as part of an effort to allow residents to engage in […]

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April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Spring Break: Nice weather has arrived just in time for spring break for students! MCPS students and teachers have the day off from now through Monday, April 22. 2. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz […]

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April 9, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Chamber to Host Business Networking Expo on April 17th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that it will host its first Business Expo on Wednesday, April 17, at 5 p.m. at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. Entitled “EXPOsure: The Mega Mixer”, this brand-new event will be a great way to view a full spectrum of chamber member […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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April 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Equity Policy: Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Navarro is expected to introduce a resolution during today’s council session that would develop an equity policy framework requiring the county to question how budget and policy decisions impact equity. 2. Save a […]

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February 27, 2018 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Tax Filing Season Begins; Tax Returns due April 17

More than 155 million individual tax returns are expected to be filed in 2018, according to the IRS, which began accepting electronic and paper tax returns on Monday, January 29, 2018. The January 29 opening date was set to ensure the security and readiness of key tax processing systems in advance of the opening and […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Construction Begins on Median at Clarksburg Road and I-270 Next Week

Construction is beginning on the median of Clarksburg Road at I-270 on April 17. According to a public notice by the Pleasants Construction Company, one of the two thru lanes on southbound Clarksburg Road in the vicinity of the bridge over I-270 will be closed until the construction in the median is finished. The work […]

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