April 8

April 15, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Sections of Beach Drive, Sligo Creek Parkway Will be Closed This Weekend

Montgomery Parks announced some areas of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive and Little Falls Parkway will be closed this weekend. Sections will close from Friday 9 a.m. to Sunday 6 p.m. The sections will be closed to vehicles but open for pedestrians and cyclists, as part of an effort to allow residents to engage in […]

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April 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: Montgomery County Deaths Now 26, County Cases 1,088, State Cases 5,529

The Maryland Department of Health releases the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths each morning. The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases are now 1,088, according to the statistics released Wednesday morning by the health department. The cases in Montgomery County increased by 217 or 25% from Tuesday. The number of COVID-19 deaths in […]

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April 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 8 and it marks the beginning of the eight-day Jewish holiday, Passover which commemorates the freedom of Israelites from ancient Egypt. Happy Passover to those celebrating! Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Board of Elections Selects Voting Centers:  Montgomery County Board of Elections meets via […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Board of Elections Seeks Feedback on Voting Centers for June 2 Election

Montgomery County Board of Elections is conducting a telephone meeting Wednesday to select voting centers for Maryland’s June 2 Presidential Primary Election. On April 2, the Maryland State Board of Elections adopted a plan for the Presidential Primary Election. The plan — which would need to be approved by Gov. Larry Hogan — requires local […]

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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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April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 8. Maybe some rain on Wednesday, more on Friday, but otherwise a decent week coming up. Here’s the forecast. 1. Budget Overview: The Montgomery County Council starts the first of five public hearings on County Executive Marc Elrich’s $5.7 billion fiscal 2020 Recommended Operating Budget. The meeting takes place at 9:30 […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Invited to Racial Equity Forum in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County students are invited to share their thoughts on the county’s initiatives to create a policy for stronger racial equity and social justice in the schools. Students interested can attend a meeting on Monday, April 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg High School’s Cafeteria; any student who attends can earn SSL hours. […]

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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 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

BurgerFi to Open in North Bethesda April 8

BurgerFi, a growing gourmet burger chain, is opening in North Bethesda on April 8. This will be BurgerFi’s second location in Maryland (it’s also located in Silver Spring), and its fourth location in the Washington, D.C., area. The new gourmet burger joint will be at 11881 Grand Park Ave. in the Pike & Rose neighborhood. […]

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November 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Hosts Public Forums to Discuss High School College and Career Readiness

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)  is holding a series of public community meetings with Chief Academic Officer Maria Navarro to discuss the future of high school programs. The focus of the meetings is to discuss what high school programs the schools should offer to best support college and career readiness. Staff, students, parents and community members […]

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