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April 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers Continue to Rise; 2,404 Montgomery County Cases, 70 Deaths

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics According to the statistics released Saturday morning from the Maryland Department of Health, the number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases is now 2,404. That is an increase of 124 cases in the last 24 hours. The number of deaths in the county due to the coronavirus is 70, an increase of […]

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February 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Accepting Submissions for ‘Make Music Montgomery’ Contest

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) third annual “Just for the Record –  A Vinyl Day” takes place Saturday, April 18 at the Silver Spring Library. For the second year, the event will include a live music contest titled “Make Music Montgomery.” MCPL is currently accepting submissions to the contest. All acts must contain a live […]

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February 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour Open for Registration

Register now for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience bus tour. The tour, hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, retraces the steps of Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and many others. This year’s bus tour is scheduled from April 18-26. The bus will leave […]

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January 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Award-Winning Folk Singer Beth Wood Headlines BlackRock’s Studio Theater Thursday

BlackRock Center for the Arts singer-songwriter series continues with award-winning folk singer Beth Wood Thursday, Jan 17 at 7:30 p.m. With the release of her new album and over 20 years in the music industry, Wood is as experienced as they come, and always striving to improve upon her songwriting. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Wood’s […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-270 and I-495 Traffic Congestion open house: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold an open house at Clarksburg High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight give the public an opportunity to learn about and comment on the efforts to reduce […]

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April 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Montgomery County

Cover your outdoor plants! The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Montgomery County, effective from midnight to 9 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the NWS warning, temperatures will be in the lower 30 degrees tonight with lows in the upper 20s Tuesday night. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly […]

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April 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Chief Continues Conversation on Immigration with MCAEL

The Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy will host a special meeting for a conversation on immigration with Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger. In a description on MCAEL’s website, organizers said they are having this event amid concerns expressed from learners after travel bans were issued by the federal government. The goal of the […]

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April 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women Issues To Be Discussed During Public Forum on April 18

The Maryland Commission for Women (MCW) is inviting both women and men to discuss challenges women face at a public forum on April 18 in Silver Spring. MCW is continuing its listening tour across the state titled, “Voices of Maryland Women.” “We want to personally hear from Maryland women,” Yun Jung Yang, co-chair for the […]

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April 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Council to Hold Public Hearing for Proposed U.S. 29 BRT Project on April 18

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed plan for Bus Rapid Transit line for the U.S. 29 corridor on April 18, according to a news release. Leggett’s proposed U.S. 28 BRT line would run between Burtonsville and Industrial Parkway in a dedicated lane and from Industrial Parkway […]

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April 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 7, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s a day off for Montgomery County Public Schools students and a professional day for teachers. The school district’s spring break is scheduled for next week. Students return to class on April 18th. 2. The Gaithersburg Skate Park opens for the season. 3. […]

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