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August 6, 2020 | Bryan Gallion

County Passes 18,000 Cumulative COVID-19 Cases, State Reaches 93,000

The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County since the pandemic began reached 18,032 on Thursday, according to data from the Maryland Department of Health. The tally increased by 56 since Wednesday. It was the sixth day in a row that the number of new daily cases reported in the county declined from the […]

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August 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch For Thursday as NWS Expects Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Thursday from 2:46 a.m. to midnight. Slow moving showers and thunderstorms are forecast throughout the day and they could produce heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible. A flash flood watch means conditions could develop leading to flash flooding which is very dangerous. […]

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August 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 6, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Aug. 6, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County. 1. Wet Day Ahead: Thunderstorms are expected today and the area is under a flash flood watch until midnight. 2. ICYMI Barnes & Noble New Store: Barnes & Noble opened a new bookstore location in Rockville Wednesday. 3. Board of […]

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July 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County Animal Shelter Reopens Aug. 6, Launching Month-Long ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

It’s a summer different than any other. Many are working from home, traveling options are limited, so perhaps now is the perfect time to adopt a furry family member. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood plans to reopen for the public on August 6. It had been closed since March because of […]

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July 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Provide Virtual-Only Instruction Through January 29; Fall, Winter Sports Canceled

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith announced in a letter Tuesday that MCPS will provide virtual-only instruction for its first semester, which concludes on Jan. 21, 2021. “This decision includes the cancellation of all fall and winter sports,” Smith said. Smith said the decision was made following the guidance of Montgomery County […]

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July 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Plans to Announce Potential Date for Returning to School Buildings on Aug. 6

School officials plan to announce a date on which they hope students will begin phasing back into school on Aug. 6, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith said at a media briefing Wednesday.  Smith emphasized that if COVID-19 cases increase dramatically and if trends change for the worse, MCPS may have to […]

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July 13, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Rockville Police Department to Offer Free Training on ‘Fair and Impartial Policing’

The Rockville City Police Department is offering a free training for community members on fair and impartial policing. The training will work to promote bias-free behavior in community policing, according to a press release. It will be held on Thursday, August 6 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Virtual Book Tour Ahead of Release of ‘Still Standing’ Memoir

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media the release of his upcoming memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic, and the Toxic Politics that Divide America.” The memoir is cowritten by Ellis Henican, a political analyst on Fox News. Amazon describes the memoir as detailing Hogan’s time as Maryland Governor and his unexpected […]

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August 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 13. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Yappy Hour: Montgomery Parks hosts a “yappy hour” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Olney Manor Dog Park, 16601 Georgia Ave. 2. Why I Majored in Biology: Louise Chatlynne will tell us what made her major in biology and […]

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August 7, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Celebrates National Night Out

Montgomery County Police Department and residents celebrated the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, Tuesday. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. And so it begins… National Night Out 2019 is kicking off at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets! #MCPDNNO2019 #MCPDCommunityCounts pic.twitter.com/w2IaY4R9Hx — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) August 6, 2019 […]

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