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August 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

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

Today is Friday, Aug. 6, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Face Mask Mandate:  Thursday afternoon, the County Council approved a new public health regulation, which requires face coverings in public indoor areas. The regulation goes into effect on August 7, at 12:01 a.m. Council Votes to Require Masks Indoors; […]

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July 30, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Sunflower Spectacular in Germantown

So you didn’t pop for those tickets to the Van Gogh Immersive Experience. There’s still time to pick up the vibe. Starting August 6 through 15, you can travel to Butler’s Orchard and stroll among the abundant blossoms at their Sunflower Spectacular. The spectacle stretches for two football fields filled with the fabulous flowerheads. And […]

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July 23, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Climate, Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee Looking for Applicants

County Executive Marc Elrich wants to fill five vacancies on the Climate, Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee. Looking to do more for Montgomery County’s climate, energy, and air quality? Volunteer for the Climate, Energy, and Air Quality Advisory Committee (CEAQAC)! Submit your application by August 6th #MCClimateAction #AirQuality #GivingBack. — Montgomery County […]

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July 1, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Bethesda Urban Partnership Hosting Paint the Town Mural Competition

The Bethesda Urban Partnership is looking for an artist to design and paint a mural for the Old Georgetown Parking Garage for its 2021 Paint the Town Mural Competition. The application will be due on Aug. 6, and artists must be 18 or older, a resident of Washington D.C., Maryland or Virginia, and a carrier […]

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April 21, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Deadline for STEM Leadership Academy Applications Approaches

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) 2021 Exelon STEM Leadership Academy will accept applications until Apr. 25 for young women in grades 10 and 11.  It is a weeklong hybrid event located at the University of Maryland. The leadership academy will take place Aug. 1 through Aug. 6. Young women will be able learn more about […]

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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

photo of new animal shelter

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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