COVID-19 restrictions

May 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery Parks Updates Capacity Limits for Athletic Facilities, Summer Camps

Montgomery Parks announced Saturday that they will be increasing the allowed number of visitors at many of their park facilities from 25% to 50% capacity, in accordance with Montgomery County’s recently amended health regulations. “With over 50% of the county’s population having received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination, the parks department is increasing […]

Read more

March 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Calls Hogan’s Lifting of Capacity Restrictions ‘Irresponsible’

Before the Montgomery County Council approved several county-wide COVID-19 measures easing coronavirus restrictions for businesses and establishments on Friday, MyMCM spoke to councilmember Will Jawando. Jawando addressed why Montgomery County is not following Gov. Larry Hogan’s new public health executive orders went into effect at 5 p.m. allowing restaurants, bars, places of worship, and establishments […]

Read more

March 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes del Condado se Oponen a la Orden de Hogan de Levantar Algunas Restricciones

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció en una conferencia de prensa el martes que el estado comenzará a levantar algunas restricciones como los límites de capacidad en bares, restaurantes y otros establecimientos. La orden ejecutiva de Hogan significa que a partir del viernes a las 5 p.m., se levantarán los límites de capacidad para los restaurantes […]

Read more

March 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Lifts State Capacity Limits for Dining; Montgomery County Leaders Express Opposition

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Tuesday that the state will start easing capacity limits at bars, restaurants, and other establishments. Hogan’s updated executive order means that starting Friday at 5 p.m., capacity limits for indoor and outdoor restaurants and foodservice establishments will be lifted. The order notes that restaurants and bars can […]

Read more

February 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

GrillMarX to Temporarily Close ‘Until Indoor Dining Resumes’

GrillMarX Steakhouse & Raw Bar announced on its Facebook page that it will temporarily cease operations starting Feb. 7. The restaurant writes, “our doors will be closed for business until indoor dining resumes.” GrillMarX has two restaurants in Montgomery County located in Olney and Clarksburg. The restaurant posted a letter to its customers on Jan. 29, saying, […]

Read more

November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

County Imposes Immediate New Restrictions on Gathering Sizes, Mask Mandates

Update (Nov. 25): After receiving many questions from residents about Tuesday’s announcement of a new face covering directive, Montgomery County clarified its position. Masks are required anytime residents are likely to come within six feet of someone else. For example, if a resident is walking outside and is likely to come into contact with someone […]

Read more

November 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commission for Women Virtual Listening Tour: The Montgomery County Commission for Women Listening Tour will continue today via Zoom at 7:00 p.m. Key topics include the needs of women and families in Montgomery County. Register here. 🔊 We invite #MontgomeryCounty […]

Read more

November 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 19, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Nov. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Police Officer Shot Tuesday:  Police released additional information Wednesday on the circumstances of the shooting. 2. Public Safety Task Force Meeting: The Montgomery County Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will hold its fifth meeting today at 6 p.m. The online public […]

Read more

November 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Tightens Restrictions: ‘We Are In A War Right Now And The Virus Is Winning’

Gov. Larry Hogan announced several new measures to tighten Maryland’s coronavirus restrictions at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. The news comes as coronavirus cases are surging across the country. Maryland has had 13 days with more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases; the state positivity rate is 6.85%, and the case rate is 49 cases per […]

Read more

November 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 12, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Nov. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.Weekly Virtual COVID-19 Media Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and the County’s Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will be joined by County Council President Sidney Katz; Stonebridge Principal Douglas Firstenberg; Quality Biological President and CEO Angela Graham, and US Pharmacopeia CEO Dr. Ronald T. Piervincenzi for an announcement from […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter