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April 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

City of Rockville’s Parks, Civic Center and Nature Center to Gradually Reopen

The City of Rockville will gradually reopen some of its facilities during April in accordance with revised county and state COVID-19 health regulations. Residents will be able to hold small gatherings again at city facilities including parks and the Glenview Mansion and social hall. Also, rehearsal or recording sessions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre […]

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April 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Make ‘Important’ Vaccine Announcement at 4 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide “an important vaccine update” at 4 p.m. on Monday. Hogan’s announcement will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Mike Ricci, the communication’s director for Hogan, tweeted, “Making some big vaccine announcements today at 4 p.m. @GoVaxMD” Related Post: Starting Tuesday, Marylanders 16+ Are Eligible for Vaccine at Mass […]

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April 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 5, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Ride On Bus Service: Starting today riders will be permitted to board the bus by the front door. Buses will remain free until at least June 30. 2. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at […]

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March 31, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Ride On Will Continue to be Free Including Transportation to Vaccination Clinic

All Ride On, Ride On extRa and Flash buses will remain free until at least June 30. This reverses the announcement that riders would resume paying beginning April 5. Due to the pandemic, riders have been boarding buses by the rear entrance and not getting close enough to the front and to the drivers to […]

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March 29, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Tidal Basin’s Cherry Blossoms Peak Early; Kenwood’s are Close

The Washington, D.C. Tidal Basin cherry blossoms reached peak bloom Sunday – four days earlier than expected – according to the National Park Service. The Park Service had originally predicted the bloom between April 2-5 but due to above-average temperatures last week, the National Park Service believes the peaking stage was reached ahead of schedule. […]

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March 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Los Autobuses del Condado Reanudarán las Tarifas a partir del 5 de Abril

El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT, por sus siglas en inglés) reanudará el cobro de tarifas en todos los autobuses Ride On, Ride On extRa y Flash a partir del 5 de abril. Los autobuses también comenzarán a abordar pasajeros por la puerta principal de todos los autobuses excepto los autobuses Flash. […]

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March 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MCDOT to Resume Bus Fares Starting April 5

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will resume fare collection on all Ride On, Ride On extRa and Flash buses starting April 5. Buses will also begin front door boarding on all buses except for Flash buses. Since March 2020, rear doors have been used for boarding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change […]

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March 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Confirms Mass Vaccination Site Opening in Montgomery County Week of April 5

During a press conference on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that a mass vaccination site is opening at Montgomery College in Germantown the week of April 5. It is one of six mass vaccinations that will open in Maryland in April. By the end of April, Maryland will have a total of 12 mass vaccination […]

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April 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Reports 4 Additional COVID-19 Deaths, Cases Increase to 693, State Cases to 3,609

Each morning by 11 a.m., the Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, cases in the state and the number of deaths. The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases are now 693, according to the health departments statistics released Sunday morning. The cases in Montgomery County continue to climb […]

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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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