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August 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Test Positivity Rate Hits Lowest Point Since Beginning of Pandemic

Tuesday Montgomery County recorded 59 new COVID-19 cases, according to the Maryland Health Department data — bringing its cumulative total to 19,599 since the first case was confirmed in March. Montgomery County’s seven-day rolling average for test positivity was 2.39% on Tuesday — the lowest rate of the pandemic yet. No new deaths were reported […]

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August 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Aug. 25, and it’s the second day of the Republican National Convention. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Board of Education Meets Virtually: Montgomery County Board of Education meets virutally at noon. The board will review MCPS’ fall 2020 recovery plan. More information in the tweet below: .@mocoboe will […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearings Planned For Toll Management Lanes On 495 and 270

Two in-person and four virtual public hearings concerning the widening and managed lanes plans on I-495 and I-270 will be held over the new few weeks. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will jointly host the public […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 22-25

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 22 – 25. One Act and More:  The Upcounty Theatre Company performs their first-ever One Act Plays festival featuring five plays, The Box, Trifles, Little Sal and Maria, Little Sal and Maria Scare Momma, and Cusumano.  Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24 at 8 […]

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August 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival to Benefit NIH Charities Starts Thursday

The 22nd annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival runs from Thursday through Sunday, August 23 – 26 at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Enjoy four nights of music, food and children’s activities starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by the night’s movie which is screened at dusk. The free event is sponsored by Comcast.  A portion […]

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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Libraries Add Hours at Five Branches During Summer Months

Longer Summer Weekend Evening Hours for Five Branches Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) hours increase at five branches from June 1 through Aug. 25.  The five branches will be open Friday evenings and Saturdays during the summer. The extended weekend hours began in 2016 at the Rockville Memorial Library.  Funding was added to expand the […]

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August 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Park Service turns 101 today and entrance to all national parks today are….FREE. Celebrate @NatlParkService‘s 101st bday with free entrance to all national parks tomorrow. RT to spread the word! #FindYourPark #NPS101 pic.twitter.com/oRN6NZjvR8 — US Dept of Interior (@Interior) August […]

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August 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 25 – August 27 (VIDEO)

Got weekend plans? This weekend is your last chance to see Adventure Theatre’s production of Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook in Glen Echo as the show closes Sunday. BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown is holding their annual open house Saturday. The event includes art classes and exhibits, scavenger hunt, class demonstrations, and […]

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival to Benefit the NIH Charities Starts Thursday

The 21st annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival will be Thursday through Saturday, August 24 – 26 at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Enjoy three nights of music, food and children’s activities starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by the night’s movie which is screened at dusk. The free event is underwritten by Comcast and produced […]

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