Coronavirus

June 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records Lowest COVID-19 Case Rate Since March 2020

Three new cases reported on Tuesday Montgomery County averaged 0.7 new cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents Tuesday, according to the data from the county’s COVID-19 information portal. This is the lowest case rate recorded since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. Montgomery County recorded three new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing […]

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June 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz Exhorta a los Residentes a Usar la Mascarilla si aún no se han Vacunado

En la rueda de prensa semanal del lunes 21 para los medios, el vicepresidente del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery Gabe Albornoz respondió sobre el uso de las mascarillas, ahora que se han levantado las restricciones del Covid-19 a nivel estatal y local. Albornoz exhorta a los residentes a seguir usando las mascarilla si aún […]

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June 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Moratoria de Desalojo Termina el 15 de Agosto; Montgomery Ofrece Ayuda a Inquilinos

La moratoria de desalojo por pérdida de ingresos relacionada con COVID-19 termina el 15 de agosto. Algunos residentes que no pueden pagar el alquiler podrían enfrentar un posible desalojo, pero los líderes del condado de Montgomery dicen que el Programa de Alivio de Alquiler está ayudando a los inquilinos más necesitados. El vicepresidente del Concejo […]

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June 21, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Eviction Moratorium Ends August 15; County Offering Rent Relief to Residents in Need

The eviction moratorium for COVID-19-related income loss ends on August 15. Some local residents who can’t pay rent could face possible housing displacement, but Montgomery County leaders say the Rent Relief Program is helping those in need. Council President Tom Hucker and Vice President Gabe Albornoz explain the importance of residents reaching out to get […]

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June 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘103 Years Young’: Green Celebrates Special Day with Another Birthday Car Parade

Ida Pearl Green turned 103 years young on June 18. To put 103 years in perspective, Green has been around for two pandemics and seven cycles of the Brood X cicadas. The North Potomac resident celebrated with a drive-by birthday car parade at Fairhaven United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg. Green’s family and friends came by […]

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June 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Evento Virtual Para Despejar las Dudas sobre la Vacuna en Jóvenes Mayores de 12 Años

La iniciativa del condado de Montgomery Salud y Bienestar está organizando un evento virtual en español a través de Facebook para orientar a padres de familia, líderes juveniles y educadores sobre la vacuna contra el COVID-19 para adolescentes de 12 años en adelante. El evento será transmitido en vivo el martes 22 de junio a […]

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June 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Speed Reduction Program: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Tom Hucker will join the County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) today at 11:00 a.m. to launch the Vision Zero speed reduction program, “20 is Plenty,” in North Bethesda. The […]

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June 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Not on Board with Hogan Lifting COVID-19 State of Emergency: ‘This is Not The End of Recovery’

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday that the COVID-19 State of Emergency in Maryland will end on July 1 meaning that all emergency restrictions and mandates will lift. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says although things are moving in the right direction, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic still lingers. “This is not the end of […]

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June 16, 2021 | Staff Writer

Acting MCPS Superintendent McKnight Issues End of Year Message: ‘We Have Made It’

Despite challenging circumstances throughout the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) made it to the finish line. Wednesday is the last official day of the 2020-21 school year. Acting Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight issued an end of the year message to the community on Wednesday, congratulating students, staff, and […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, June 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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