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October 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting Day 3: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents who are eligible but not yet registered to vote […]

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October 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 27, and the 2020 Presidential Election is a week away! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Make a Plan to Vote: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 26, and it’s the first day for early voting in Maryland! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting: Early voting begins today and ends Nov. 2. You can vote in-person between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. To check wait times at your closest voting centers, text […]

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October 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Car-Free Streets: Montgomery Parks is expanding its open streets initiative on weekends amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sections of Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive will be closed to vehicles and open to pedestrians, bicyclists, and other park users beginning today […]

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October 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Districtwide Boundary Analysis Update: A webinar will be held at 7:00 p.m.to introduce and explore a new interactive boundary tool, which is part of the second phase of the MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis. Find out more details and register by […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 21, in Montgomery County

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

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October 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

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

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 20, and the election is two weeks away. Have you made a plan for voting? Check out Montgomery Community Media’s #MoCoVotesMCM 2020 General Election page for information on candidates in the school board, circuit court, and representatives in Congress races. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery […]

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October 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

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

Today is Monday, Oct. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery Plogs: Montgomery Energy Connection launched the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge Sunday. Plogging means “pick up litter while you jog or walk” and was invented by Swedish environmentalist Erik Ahlström. This social media campaign runs from now through Saturday. Share a […]

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October 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Gives Update on COVID-19 Transmission Data, Testing Efforts

According to county contact tracing data, indoor, outdoor, and family gatherings continue to have high levels of COVID-19 transmission. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says COVID-19 testing is important in getting a handle on the virus’s transmission. Although the testing numbers continue to be strong, Elrich says the more people who do it, the better. “Our […]

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October 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 15, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.COVID-19 Virtual Media Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, Office of Emergency Management Director, Dr. Earl Stoddard, and Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of Elections will host a virtual media briefing today at 12:30 to provide COVID-19 […]

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