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August 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County 7-Day Testing Positive Rate Lower Than Statewide Average

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 18,819 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.36% increase from the 18,752 cases reported Thursday. Since the first case in March, 769 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of one death since Thursday, according to the […]

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August 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 14, and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Update:  Montgomery County has temporarily halted testing at sites that use the AdvaGenix. Testing today in Germantown and Saturday in Poolesville has been canceled. 2. Grocery Assistance:  The Montgomery County Muslim Foundation is providing free groceries to Montgomery […]

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July 31, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Medical Center, Bethesda Metro Stations to Close for Track Work Aug. 2

Metro has announced that Red Line track work will shutter service between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Friendship Heights stations through Aug. 14. The closure comes following a week-long project at Takoma Park Station, which has halted service between Fort Totten and Silver Spring through Aug. 1. REMINDER: Buses replace trains between Fort Totten & Silver Spring today […]

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July 7, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

ICE: Department of Corrections Did Not Detain Illegal Immigrant Suspected of Sexual Abuse

Rene Atilio Ramos-Hernandez, who was arrested by Montgomery County Police Department and charged with sexual abuse of a minor, was released from police custody although U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had lodged a detainer for him. Ramos-Hernandez, 56, of Brentwood, was arrested June 18, and charged with sexual abuse/minor, continuing course of conduct and […]

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June 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is Canceled This Summer

This August in Gaithersburg there will be less chocolate-covered bacon, pig races, and carnival rides. On Wednesday, Montgomery County Agricultural Fair announced the fair has been canceled this summer because of the coronavirus. In order to protect our volunteers, our exhibitors, the citizens of our community, and those who work at the Fair in a […]

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August 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, and it’s the 74th anniversary of the U.S. victory over Japan. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park Meets: The City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. 2. Disaster Loans Available: The Small Business Administration is making […]

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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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July 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville to Host Free Movies in Neighborhood Parks

Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks series return to neighborhood parks throughout the city on Wednesdays in August. Residents are invited to bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages for an evening watching a family-friendly movie. More than 300 people attended each week last year. Movies are free of charge and begin at dusk; approximately […]

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July 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Continue through Aug. 28

The Joe Falero Band performs Wednesday, July 24. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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August 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video of Burglary Suspects

Bethesda police district detectives have released surveillance video from an Aug. 14 burglary in Potomac in hopes someone recognizes the culprits. About 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, two men entered the club house at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm golf course, 10000 Oaklyn Drive, police said. Officers responded to the club house after a commercial burglary […]

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