aug. 12

August 12, 2020 | Bryan Gallion

County’s COVID-19 Rolling Positivity Rate Stays at or Below 3% Last Two Weeks

The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday reported 83 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, bringing the cumulative number of infections to 18,641 since the pandemic started. Three new fatalities were added to the county’s coronavirus-related death toll, which is now 767. For the last two weeks, the three-day rolling average for positive test results […]

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August 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 12, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 12 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Discussion: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will have a virtual conversation about its new draft fall reopening plan at 6:30 p.m. A virtual conversation about the draft MCPS Fall 2020 Recovery Guide will be held at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, […]

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August 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Nonprofit Organization Holding Drive-Thru Food Distribution in Germantown Tuesday Afternoon

Two organizations are working to ensure people needing assistance with food don’t go hungry. BlackRock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub and Nourish Now – a nonprofit food bank – is holding a drive-thru food distribution Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. at Germantown Elementary School, 19110 Liberty Mill Road. People attending the food distribution are […]

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August 5, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Silver Spring Offers Three Grab and Go Food Distributions in August

A grab and go boxed groceries and meal distribution will take place Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 31 Norwood Road, Silver Spring.  TODAY! A Grab and Go food distribution event is scheduled from 1 – 3 p.m. at 31 Norwood Road in Silver Spring. For additional food resources, visit the County's website: […]

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August 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 12. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues in Gaithersburg. 2. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Contines: Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Maryland offers a week of shopping free of the state sales tax. Click here for more details. #ShopMDTaxFree Week […]

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August 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Discutirá Junto a Oficiales de Gaithersburg sobre Nueva Escuela Elemental

Personal de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) asistirá a la reunión del Alcalde y el Concejo de la Ciudad de Gaithersburg, el lunes 12 de agosto, para compartir los comentarios de la comunidad, que han recibido, sobre la posibilidad de construir una nueva escuela primaria en Kelley Park. En agosto de 2017, […]

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August 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Staff to Meet Gaithersburg City Officials About New Elementary School

Montgomery County Public Schools staff will attend the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 12 to share community feedback they’ve received about the possibility of building a new elementary school on Kelley Park. In August 2017, MCPS conducted a site study and recommended that a new elementary school be constructed in Gaithersburg because […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Returns Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 9 through Aug. 17, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests.  The fair is open from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9 and then is open from 10 […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins Five Medals at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. After her final race at the Pan Pacific swimming championships held in Tokyo, Katie Ledecky increased her medal count by five. She won three gold medals in the individual 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle races, a bronze […]

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August 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

AFI Silver Theatre Presents Documentary Based on Life of Josiah Henson

The Montgomery Parks Foundation and AFI Silver Theatre present two screenings of the documentary film “Josiah” on Aug. 10 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. at AFI Silver Theatre, 8533 Colesville Road in Silver Spring. Tickets to the see the film are $5 and are available on the AFI Silver Theatre website and at the AFI […]

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