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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Coronavirus Update: 10 Nursing Homes with Cases, 6 Deaths

Montgomery County released a statement Thursday with an update on the spread of covid-19 in the County. At this time, there are six confirmed deaths due to the virus and multiple nursing homes have confirmed cases of covid-19. Deaths reported Thursday by the Maryland Department of Health included two men in their 70s, one man […]

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April 2, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Police Release Video of Suspects in Bethesda Bicycle Thefts

Montgomery County’s Department of Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in the theft of two bicycles from an apartment building parking garage in Bethesda. Police released surveillance video of the male and female suspects stealing a bicycle at about 11:16 a.m. on Friday, March 27. The surveillance video also […]

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April 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for April 2-5

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 2-5. Round House at Your House:  Round House Theatre has created online programs for all ages while the theatre is closed. Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the programs Round House has planned in the video below. The Playwrights on Plays series of weekly […]

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April 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Primary Care Practice Offers Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing in Bethesda

There’s another COVID-19 testing site available in Montgomery County. Kelly Goodman NP & Associates is offering drive-thru testing at the Waldorf School in Bethesda. The primary care practice wanted to provide this testing option in a safe way for patients while limiting their exposure to others. So far, they’ve held four drive-thru’s and tested more than 200 […]

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March 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MedStar Offers Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing in Bethesda

Testing for the novel coronavirus is one step closer to being more accessible in Montgomery County. MedStar Health has opened a drive-thru testing site in Bethesda. Located at 7801 Democracy Blvd, officials say the tent is for patients prescreened through the MedStar Health eVisit platform or through a MedStar primary care provider. Although tents are […]

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March 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Hampden Lane Liquor & Wine Store Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Montgomery County’s Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) announced Friday that an employee who works at the Hampden Lane Liquor & Wine store in Bethesda tested positive for coronavirus. At this time, the Bethesda store is temporarily closed for sanitizing and deep cleaning which will take place Saturday morning. According to the news release, the employee went […]

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March 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for March 26-29

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 26-29. Round House at Your House:  Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the digital programs Round House Theatre has planned in the video below. Friday, March 27, Round House will release a challenge for teens. Click here to learn more.   Discover Hip Hop […]

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March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

José Andrés Makes TIME Magazine Cover

Celebrity chef and Bethesda resident José Andrés is featured on the cover of TIME magazine this week.  His non-profit World Central Kitchen (WCK) feeds people in areas suffering from natural or man-made crises. Now, it’s feeding people impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  TIME's new cover: "Without empathy, nothing works." Chef José Andrés wants to […]

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March 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Full List of 19 Metro Stations Now Closed

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Metro has implemented its services for essential travel only. WMATA officials announced on Thursday that 19 stations will be closed – up from 17 originally announced – to help protect the health and safety of Metro’s employees, and customers [see list below]. People are being urged to use adjacent stations as […]

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March 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Bethesda’s Marriott Headquarters Furloughs Thousands

Marriott International, which is headquartered in Bethesda, announced it has laid off thousands of employees and temporarily closed some of its hotels throughout the world to help it weather the Coronavirus pandemic. In many of its hotels, “we are moving to shortened work weeks, in the U.S., we are also putting in place [mandatory] temporary leaves […]

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