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April 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

City of Rockville’s Parks, Civic Center and Nature Center to Gradually Reopen

The City of Rockville will gradually reopen some of its facilities during April in accordance with revised county and state COVID-19 health regulations. Residents will be able to hold small gatherings again at city facilities including parks and the Glenview Mansion and social hall. Also, rehearsal or recording sessions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre […]

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April 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Celebrates Earth Day with StoryWalk on ‘Rainbow Weaver’

In celebration of Earth Day, families can stroll through Capitol View-Homewood Local Park located at 2929 Edgewood Road in Kensington while following a self-guided adventure with the book, Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrated by Elisa Chavarri. Bilingual signs will be posted from April 17 through May 15. This is the fourth outdoors Noyes […]

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March 31, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery Parks to Celebrate Earth Month with Eco-Friendly Activities

April 22 marks Earth Day and Montgomery Parks has planned a number of eco-friendly activities and special events throughout the month of April to involve the community in celebrating Earth Month. From online plant sales and Arbor Day seedling giveaways to a GreenFest month-long celebration, Montgomery Parks, as part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and […]

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April 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Surpass 500, Montgomery County Deaths Near 100

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases is now 2,647, according to numbers released by the Maryland Department of Health Monday morning. Cases increased by 140 in the last 24 hours. The number of deaths in the county due to COVID-19 is 89, an increase of nine since Sunday. The number […]

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April 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, April 20. 1. Schools Remain Closed Four More Weeks: Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon announced that Maryland public schools will be closed until May 15 in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. The fourth marking period begins […]

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March 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Postpones City-Wide ‘American Dirt’ Book Discussion

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman announced Friday that the city-wide “American Dirt” book discussion with author Jeanine Cummins has been postponed as a response to the coronavirus pandemic. The discussion was scheduled for March 31 and also featured author Reyna Grande. Cummins’ book was haled with positive reviews and was even selected as Oprah’s Book Club […]

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March 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Suspends Out of State Field Trips and Athletic Events

Montgomery County Public Schools provided an update Wednesday about how the coronavirus outbreak affects the community and school operations. According to a letter from MCPS, schools remain open at this time. MCPS reminds the public that decisions about school closures during a public health crisis are made by the Montgomery County Department of Health and […]

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April 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Spring Break: Montgomery County Planner for April 19-April 22

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 19-22. Glenstone Museum: This museum in Potomac integrates art, architecture, and landscape into a serene and contemplative environment. The museum features post-World War II artworks in more than 234,000 square feet of exhibit space. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Currently, there are no […]

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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 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: The County Council holds five public hearings on the 2019 budget; Capital Bikeshare opens more stations in the county; The renamed Connie Morella Library in Bethesda reopens; The County participates in the […]

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