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March 31, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

American School of Inspiration in Damascus Bows Out

The American School of Inspiration in Damascus is no more. The school had been operating as part of the Druid Theater Arts in Damascus and was in talks to have Druid take it over, according to a March 28 letter from Druid’s board of directors. But those discussions took place prior to COVID-19. “The world […]

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Damascus Restaurants Open for Carry Out, Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many Damascus restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. Montgomery Community Media’s Carolyn Raskauskas contacted many of the restaurants in and around Damascus to determine their status. Here are some Damascus area restaurants offering carry out, pickup, or delivery services: […]

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March 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Cloudy early with a high temperature of 78 degrees and isolated showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon, check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know for March 20 in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Latest: Click here to see the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County. 2. Walter Johnson High School Fundraiser:  […]

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March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 19 and here are five things to be aware of in Montgomery County. 1. It’s The First Day of Spring: Despite the stress and anxiety caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there’s still a reason to smile 😊. Spring has arrived earlier this year making it the earliest in more than 100 […]

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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, March 18 and we Montgomery Community Media employees are on our third day working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s also Awkward Moments Day and because we are practicing social distancing, we are somewhat grateful we can keep our awkward moments to ourselves. 1. Maryland Primary Postponed: Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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March 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 17 in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s Tuesday, March 17 and today we are celebrating but in a socially distant fashion. Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Gyms Closed: On Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced executive action to close all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms in the state of […]

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March 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 16 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy early with a high of 54 degrees, check out the weather forecast. Today is Monday, March 16 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Cases Climb:  Officials announce Sunday that Montgomery County now has 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19, six of which were just confirmed on […]

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March 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 13 in Montgomery County

Cloudy early with a high temperature of 71 degrees, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Public Health Emergency:   Gov. Larry Hogan announced sweeping changes in response to the state’s first case of the coronavirus spreading within the community […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Libraries, Parks, Recreation Facilities to Close Monday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced at a coronavirus press conference Thursday that starting March 16 all libraries, recreation centers, aquatic facilities, and park and planning facilities will be closed. Also on March 16, Montgomery County is moving to a telework schedule for all its employees. The announcement comes hours after Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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March 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

Remember to Check Your Clocks Daylight saving time starts Sunday morning, March 8 at 2 a.m. Remember to check your clocks and set them ahead by one hour before going to sleep Saturday night. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when daylight saving time begins or ends. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

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