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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Governor Hogan Provides Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic today at 2:15 p.m. The address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Today at 2:15, I will provide additional updates to Marylanders regarding our aggressive, coordinated response to the #COVID19 pandemic. Watch live here on Twitter, Facebook (@GovLarryHogan), or YouTube: […]

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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Deaths at 9, County Cases Increase to 566, State Cases Now 2,758

Each morning, the Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, cases in the state. The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases increased to 566, according to the health departments statistics released Friday morning. The cases in the County continue to climb as there were 388 cases on Tuesday, which […]

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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 3 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Leaders Answer Questions:  County Executive Elrich, Dr Jack Smith, Dr Earl Stoddard and Dr Travis Gayles answered questions from the community regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The briefing was broadcast live Thursday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Watch […]

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April 1, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Silver Diner Providing Free Meals for Children and Families in Need

Silver Diner has partnered with Real Food For Kids to provide free meals for children and families in need. Beginning Wednesday, families may stop by the Silver Diner located at Rio in Gaithersburg to receive a free grab-and-go meal Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No ID or proof of need is […]

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March 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway Open to Walkers, Bikers-Only Soon

Beginning April 3, portions of Sligo Creek Parkway will be closed to all vehicular traffic. Sligo Creek Parkway from New Hampshire Avenue to Piney Branch Road will be open for non-vehicular traffic from April 3 to April 5. “At a time when residents are eager for more outdoor recreational space and vehicular traffic is lower […]

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March 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery College Cancels Weekend Classes, Moves to Remote Learning

Montgomery College announced Wednesday that classes scheduled Thursday though Saturday are canceled amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard said in an email to the campus community that after spring break—which is March 16 through 20—the college would transition to remote learning from March 23 to April 3. The decision was […]

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February 26, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Long Branch Library Will Temporarily Close for Refresh Project

Long Branch Library in Silver Spring will close on March 14 at 6 p. m. due to the interior and exterior renovations under the County’s award winning Library Refurbishment initiative. The library will be closed for an estimated six to nine months. “We look forward to welcoming the customers back to their branch this fall […]

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April 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Fire Weather Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from noon today until 8 p.m. tonight for conditions that promote the rapid spread of wildfires. According to the NWS, a combination of strong winds and low relative humidity can contribute to extreme fire behavior. The strongest wind gusts are expected this afternoon and early evening. […]

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April 3, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

National Weather Service Encourages Taking a #SafePlaceSelfie

Whether you are at work, at home or on-the-go, extreme weather can strike at any time. The National Weather Service (NWS) encourages Americans to locate their safe places and share them on social media at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday, #SafePlaceSelfie Day. Knowing your “safe place” is a life-saving preparedness activity in the face of extreme weather, […]

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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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