September 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Working With Faith Community To Expand Capacity for Places of Worship

Montgomery County leaders are working with local members of the faith community to potentially allow more capacity in places of worship. Under Phase 2 guidelines, religious facilities can have virtual, drive-in, and limited indoor and outdoor services with certain requirements. “We’re looking for ways that we can potentially allow the faith community to have some […]

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March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Faith-Based Community Adjusting to New Reality

Although most members of the local faith based community are partaking in social distancing recommendations, they are still accommodating their followers during the coronavirus outbreak. Due to recent CDC guidelines, many places of worship including churches, synagogues, and mosques have resorted to virtual online services. Officials have urged people to stay home to help slow […]

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August 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Police are investigating an overnight death in Burtonsville as a homicide. 2. Shop at any Whole Foods Market in Montgomery County today and five percent of all purchases will go to Manna Food Center. 3. The Montgomery Charter Review Commission meets at […]

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April 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen on Vandalism at Shaare Torah: “We Must Condemn These Acts”

U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen has posted his reaction to the vandalism at Shaare Torah in the Lakelands community on his Facebook page. You can read his comments, below: “The acts of vandalism against Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg are shameful displays of prejudice and hatred and are not representative of our community’s values of respect […]

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