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April 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Cases Increase to 640, State Cases to 3,125

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 640, according to the health departments statistics released Saturday morning. The cases in the County continue to climb as there were 447 cases on Wednesday, which […]

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March 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. has been canceled due to coronavirus precautions, the festival organization said in a statement.  “Our priority continues to be the health and safety of our staff, guests and all Festival supporters and as such we are following the recommendations of national and global health experts,” said […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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MCPS Hosts Boundary Assessment Community Conversations

Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting four community conversations to seek input about a systemwide school boundary analysis. The school board requested that MCPS’s superintendent use “external consultants to conduct an in-depth review an analysis of how existing school and cluster boundaries support or hinder the effective use of school facilities in MCPS.” The conversations […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Hold Education Budget Hearings

Five Community Meetings About the Education Budget UPDATE: The February 20 snowstorm caused the cancellation of the meeting at Neelsville Middle School so it will now take place on April 4. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are hosting five Education Budget […]

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April 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, April 4 in Montgomery County: 1. Wind Advisory: The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today with wind gusts up to 50 mph expected. 2. A Somber Anniversary: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated 50 years ago on April […]

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February 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Registration Open for County’s Energy Summit

Montgomery County’s Fifth Annual Energy Summit is scheduled for April 4 and registration is officially open. The energy summit, sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Green Building Council, will be held at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring. The theme this year, “The Slight Edge: Incremental Steps […]

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April 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The County Council meets at 9:30 a.m. Public hearings scheduled for the afternoon include funding for security upgrades at Jewish community centers. The council members also will receive their semi-annual report from the Planning Board. 2. The Wheaton/Glenmont Pool will be renamed […]

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April 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Council to Hold Five Budget Hearings on Proposed FY 2018 Budget, Sign Up to Testify Now

The Montgomery County Council will hold five public hearings next month to receive feedback on County Executive Ike Leggett’s recommended Montgomery County’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Operating Budget. More than 150 people are expected to provide feedback on the budget during the five hearings, which are scheduled April 4 – 6. Over the next two […]

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April 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Construction to Close Lanes on Georgia Avenue for Two Weeks

Starting tonight, real estate developer Folger-Pratt is scheduled to close lanes at 8621 Georgia Avenue in downtown Silver Spring for underground utility and road work. The closures will continue nightly, Sunday through Thursday, for two consecutive weeks. According to the State Highway Administration, the project limits extend one block on Georgia Avenue from Cameron Street […]

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April 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Kindergarten orientation begins this week at Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park. For a list of upcoming kindergarten orientation sessions at other elementary schools, visit the Montgomery County Public Schools district’s website, here. 2. Are you over 50 and looking for […]

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