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September 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 4, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Sept. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Recovery:  Maryland will move into the next phase of recovery Friday at 5 p.m., allowing all businesses to reopen, with restrictions. Montgomery County will not ease restrictions at this time, citing concerns with the COVID-19 public health metrics. 2. […]

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August 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: 601 New State Cases, 73 in County on Friday

The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported 73 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic to 19,806. With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.42% for positive COVID-19 tests. Montgomery County has […]

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August 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. The Maskarena:  In an effort to encourage residents to wear face masks, Takoma Park City staff made this video: 2. GG-CC Public Safety Awards: A little thing like a pandemic could not stop the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce from honoring […]

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August 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Calls for More Ballot Drop Boxes

During an Aug. 21 press conference in Gaithersburg on protecting the United States Postal Service, Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass said he reached out to the Maryland State Board of Elections advocating for more ballot drop boxes throughout Montgomery County. Glass made the request out of concern that the “postal service isn’t running as optimally […]

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August 4, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials

Twenty-five years of honoring the Upcounty’s finest will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over twenty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 25th Annual Virtual Public Safety Awards on Friday, August 28. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from […]

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August 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 28. There are six more days of summer vacation until public school students return to school. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Live from the Lawn: Tonight its the final Live from the Lawn concert for Strathmore’s outdoor summer concert series. Pianist and soul […]

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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 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 28 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Hyperthermia Alert:  The National Weather Service expects the heat index to hit 100 degrees today. Stay cool! 2. Stormwater Discussion: Audubon Naturalist Society Director of Conservation, Eliza Cava, will join activists from the Potomac Conservancy and Friends of Sligo Park to discuss […]

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August 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Cautions Residents as Temps Expected to Top 93 Degrees Tuesday

 The National Weather Service expects the heat index to hit 100 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday in the D.C. metro area. Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday from  11 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition to the high temperatures expected Tuesday, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments has issued a Code Orange air quality alert for […]

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