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July 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Washington D.C. Temple Will Open to the Public Next Year 

The Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensington — commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple —  announced it will open its temple to the public for the first time since 1974. The open house will take place April 28 to June 4, 2022. The temple closed for […]

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April 30, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest County, State Covid-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 30 According to the Montgomery County Department of Health, 36.5% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated and 52.7% 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 30, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Bus Stop 24213 Temporary Closure:  The Ride On bus stop on Montgomery Village Avenue at Centerway Road closes for at least five months for construction. Reminder: Ride On bus stop 24213 on Montgomery Village Ave will be deactivated for […]

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April 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘Nature on Wheels’ Coming to a Park Near You

Nature on Wheels, a mobile nature center and science field station, will make its first stop at Acorn Park in Silver Spring on Friday, announced Montgomery Parks, which is part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. The mobile station is equipped with field research and presentation tools, mobile displays and other activities. Park […]

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April 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Launches ‘No Arm Left Behind’ Vaccine Equity Initiative

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday that the state is launching an initiative called “No Arm Left Behind” which aims to ensure that every Marylander who wants a COVID-19 can get one. The initiative is an “all-hands-on-deck” effort to help seniors, college students, and employers across the state have access to the vaccine as soon […]

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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 6, 2021 | Rachel Clair

County Council Seeks Applicants for Seats on Public Election Fund Committee

The county council is calling for applications to fill three seats on the Public Election Fund Committee by 5 p.m. on April 12. One of the vacancies is due to a resignation on the committee, thus the selected applicant will serve only a partial term. The other two seats are newly created positions as a […]

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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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March 1, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

County Commission for Women Kicks Off Fourth-Annual Girl Power Contest

The Montgomery County Commission for Women is accepting admissions for their fourth-annual “Women’s History Month 2021 Girl Power Contest.” The contest is open to all Montgomery County residents who are ages five and older. Applicants must answer the following question in an art medium such as a short story, poem, or drawing: “History has been […]

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April 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths Surpass 1,000; Montgomery County Cases Increase by 148

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reports 4,300 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County as of Thursday morning, which is an increase of 148 cases from 4,152 reported Wednesday. The health department reports that 229 county residents have died from COVID-19.. This is an increase of 11 deaths since Wednesday.  The number […]

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