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July 26, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Libraries Offer Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will offer free online workshops and one-on-one sessions for job seekers and entrepreneurs during the month of August. The following workshops will be offered: ‘Job Search Strategies (in a Pandemic)’ on Aug. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in […]

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July 14, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

MCPL Launches Northstar Digital Literacy Services

Montgomery County Public Libraries now offers online digital literacy resources using Northstar. .@ricepolitics Understanding your Digital Footprint! @MCPL_Libraries Residents who take proctored assessment tests can earn certificates & badges to show to employers or add to resumes to prove proficiency in key digital skills. #DigitalTransformation https://t.co/Vk3sfWxYcR pic.twitter.com/7kMzYuNCsn — Craig Rice (@RicePolitics) July 13, 2021 County […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Cases Top 20,000, Seven Day Positive Average at 2.47%

The Maryland Department of Health on Monday recorded 60 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery. That brings the total infections over 20,000 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.47% for positive COVID-19 tests. Montgomery County has led the […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Announces 10 Free COVID-19 Testing Locations

Montgomery County is running ten COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Aug. 31. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing is free, no doctor’s order is required, and no appointments are needed. The clinics are using tests provided by CIAN Diagnostic Laboratories in Frederick through a contract […]

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August 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Will Hold First Meeting Monday

The Montgomery County Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will have its first meeting Monday, Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m. according to a statement from the county.  In late June, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced that he was creating the task force. He said he would hire an outside consultant to conduct a full review […]

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August 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Requires Updated Immunizations for Fall Semester

Students attending Maryland schools must have up-to-date immunization records County public schools welcome back students with virtual-only learning on Monday, Aug. 31. Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents that the Maryland Department of  Health requires students to have up-to-date immunizations.  Parents must submit their student’s immunization records by the first day of school. If […]

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August 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Transitioning To More Traditional School Lunch Format This Fall

The first day back for Montgomery County Public Schools students is less than a week away. On Tuesday, the MCPS Board of Education discussed the overall reopening of schools’ recovery plan. The main topics included updated information about the Meal Service Program. MCPS officials say the first emergency phase for the food and nutrition distribution program […]

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August 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

It’s Time to Vote… in Raskin’s Homemade Mask Contest

Tigers, calls to vote and sports teams, oh my. These are just some of the themes decorating masks created by people living in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. In an effort to promote the use of wearing facial coverings during the global pandemic, U.S. Rep. Jamie Rasin challenged constituents to create and then send him a […]

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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 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 29-Sept 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 29 – Sept. 2. Flow-Verse Open Mic :  BlackRock presents a monthly open mic for performers under 25. Artists perform with professional equipment and technicians in front of a positive and supporting audience.  Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. Note: performance sign up opens […]

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