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August 26, 2020 | Bryan Gallion

COVID-19 Numbers: 440 New State Cases, 47 in County on Wednesday

Montgomery County logged 47 new COVID-19 infections Wednesday, according to Maryland Department of Health data, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 19,646 since March. The latest three-day average for test positivity was 2.5%. One new coronavirus-related fatality was recorded in the county Wednesday. The pandemic death toll is now 777. Montgomery County leads the […]

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August 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Virtual Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold a virtual media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch the briefing on Facebook Live and […]

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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 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Nonpublic Schools Deciding on Opening Options

As the start of the new school year approaches, some nonpublic schools are opting to begin virtually with the goal of opening up their classrooms as soon as possible. Other private and parochial schools in the county are opening their doors on the first day while still others are choosing a hybrid approach, allowing parents […]

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August 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 27. Public schools will open for a new academic year in a week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Naloxone Training: County residents can learn about the medication used to reverse opioid overdoses tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services […]

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August 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 26. Partly cloudy today. Still cool. Here’s the forecast. 1. Back-to-School for Montgomery College: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard welcomes faculty, staff, and students on the first day of the academic year. The meeting is streamed live, here. Students begin classes Tuesday, September 3. 2. Sligo Creek Parkway Closures: Montgomery […]

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August 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Silver Diner Now Open at Rio

The brand new Silver Diner at Rio in Gaithersburg is now open from 4 pm-2 am Friday and Saturday, 4 pm-midnight Sunday then officially opens Monday for full hours beginning with breakfast.  

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August 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks to Close Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway for Tree Removal

Montgomery Parks will close down portions of Sligo Creek Parkway this week to remove hazardous trees throughout Sligo Stream Valley Park. The closures are scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following days: Tuesday, August 20 from Piney Branch Road to Kennebec Avenue. Wednesday, August 21 from Maple Avenue to Carroll Avenue. Monday, August 26 […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich to Host Virtual Town Hall Aug. 26, Submit Questions Online

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a “virtual” town hall meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 via the Montgomery County website. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Elrich before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich. […]

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August 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff Sunday in Honor of Senator John McCain

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland State Flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of U.S. Senator John McCain, who died Saturday, Aug. 25. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset, on the day of interment. Governor Hogan released the following statement: “Senator John McCain will forever remain […]

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