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April 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Latest Covid-19 Numbers: Nearly One-Third of County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 23 According to the Montgomery County Department of Health, 31.5% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated and 49% have received the first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Preregistration, which is the first step to obtain a vaccine at county clinics, is currently open to all […]

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April 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today, and 13 sites this weekend. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2. COVID-19 […]

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April 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Voting for Student Member of the Board of Education This Week

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students will be able to vote for the next Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) this Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23. Henry Kaye and Hana O’Looney are this year’s finalists for the position. Both candidates are juniors at Richard Montgomery High School. Kaye is an eagle […]

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April 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Josiah Henson Museum Debuts Friday; Tickets Available Now

The Josiah Henson Museum and park, home to the 19th Century Riley plantation where Henson was enslaved, opens April 23, Montgomery Parks, which is part of Maryland National-Capital Park and Planning Commission, announced. Visitors must register and pay for tickets on line. Walk ins will not be admitted. Tickets are $5 for adults ages 18 […]

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April 18, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Upcoming MoCo Eats Week Will Support Local Restaurants Breweries, and More

Mark your calendars for the Spring 2021 Moco Eats Week, presented by Visit Montgomery and Montgomery County ABS (Alcohol Beverage Services.) The event will feature in person and virtual events showcasing craft beverages and gourmet food from Montgomery County local restaurants. Breweries, wineries, bakeries, coffee shops, and more are expected to be participating in the […]

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April 14, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Deadline Approaches for Schedule Adjustments for Secondary Students

In an effort to improve the student/teacher experience in virtual learning at the secondary level, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is giving students the option to adjust their schedules for the second semester. Middle school and high school students will be given more flexible options such as requesting an abbreviated schedule to lighten their course […]

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April 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County COVID-19 Cases Top 3 Thousand, Statewide Cases Exceed 15 Thousand

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics As of Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reports 3,060 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 192 cases from the 2,868 cases reported Wednesday. This is the largest daily increase in cases since 200 new cases were reported on April 16. The health department reports […]

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April 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 23 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, April 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Helpful Information for Renters: Click here for updated information from the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs regarding renter issues related to the COVID-19 crisis. Do you have questions about the eviction moratorium? Visit the @MCGMDDHCA website for answers: https://t.co/pPdISWiS8m @311MC311 […]

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April 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Residents Testify in Support of Bill to Prohibit Rent Increases

Montgomery County residents testified in support of the COVID-19 Renter Relief Act at a virtual county council meeting Tuesday.  The bill would prohibit rent increases during and for some time after certain states of emergencies. It would require certain notices to go out to tenants and prohibit others. A final vote is scheduled for Thursday.  […]

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April 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 24. In addition to the Caps playing a deciding Game 7 against the Hurricanes at Capital One Arena at 7 p.m., here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Ribbon Cutting for Montgomery Community Media’s Silver Spring Media Lab: Today MCM is cutting the ribbon for our new Silver Spring Media […]

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