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April 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch: Hogan to Introduce a Roadmap to Recovery Plan Friday

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a press conference Friday at 3 p.m where he will discuss the steps that must be taken for the state to recover from the pandemic. Hogan tweeted, “I will introduce our Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.” The news conference will be live-streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Today […]

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April 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Cases Increase by 167; Statewide Cases Pass 16 Thousand

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics As of Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reports 3,227 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 167 cases from the 3,060 cases reported Thursday. The health department reports that 135 Montgomery County residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of 14 deaths since […]

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April 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 24 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, April 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Virtual Friday with Friedson:  Councilmember Andrew Friedson will lead a discussion on managing personal finances during the COVID-19 crisis with a group of experts from discussion with 11 a.m. to noon today. Join on Facebook Live or through Zoom. […]

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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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March 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Education Goes Virtual at Stone Ridge School

With schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers have had to do a complete 180 on their lesson plans for the rest of the academic year. Teachers are suddenly having to create online curriculums with little notice. It’s a challenge, but teachers at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda are rising […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Recreation, Aquatic, Senior Centers to Remain Closed Through April 24

Montgomery County Recreation Department tweeted Wednesday that all aquatic, recreation, and senior centers are going to remain closed through April 24. The news comes after Maryland Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon announced that state public schools will also remain closed through April 24. Montgomery County originally closed recreation and aquatic facilities through March 27 […]

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April 5, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meetings Set to Explain MCPS Equity Accountability Model

MCPS Office of School Support and Improvement (OSSI) plans to host a series of community meetings at nine different MCPS high schools in the county to learn about the MCPS Equity Accountability Model. Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in a community conversation about how to improve existing strategies that are […]

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April 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Strathmore Presents Artist in Residence Calista Garcia

Songwriter, Calista Garcia will be combining her fresh, youthful sound with a ’70s folk-rock style during her residency concerts in the Mansion at Strathmore on Wednesdays, April 10 & 24 at 7:30 p.m. This soulful singer’s contemporary, youthful music is reminiscent of some of the most beloved bands of the ’70s, calling to mind performers […]

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April 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Announces Utility Work in Gaithersburg Area Until Late June

Pepco sent out a press release about utility work that’s going to be conducted in Olde Towne Gaithersburg from “early April to late June.” Read the press release below for more details: “Pepco has announced that significant utility work will be taking place in the vicinity of Frederick, Summit and Diamond Avenues in Olde Towne […]

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April 3, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Montgomery County Special Olympics Team to Represent US in World Cheerleading Championships

The JOY Supernovas were chosen to be the first Special Olympics cheerleading team to represent the United States in the World Cheerleading Championships later this month. “It’s huge,” said Marci Ruderman, the JOY team manager. “These girls work really hard year-round and they finally get to compete in this level of competition.” The highest-level team […]

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