dec. 11

December 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports 51 COVID-Related Deaths, Including 10 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 452 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 38,190. The county has a rate of 6.1% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of 0.05 from Thursday’s rate of 6.15%. The county’s positivity rate is lower than in […]

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December 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 11, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Dec. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Food Distribution Events: There’s a drive-thru food distribution event happening today at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad from 1 to 3 p.m.  And from 5 to 6 p.m., free prepared meals in to-go boxes are available at Parkland Middle […]

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December 8, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Santa Claus Hitching a Ride with Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department

The holiday season is in full swing and with Christmas on the horizon, Santa Claus is coming to town. This year, the Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department is once again helping Santa make his way through multiple Hillandale neighborhoods. The Santa rides begin Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. along Lockwood Drive and Jackson Road. Additional […]

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December 1, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Washington D.C. Temple’s Tradition Continues with 43rd Annual Festival of Lights

The Washington D.C. Temple (commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple) will continue its annual tradition hosting the Festival of Lights beginning Dec. 11 through Dec. 28. The festival will begin at 6 p.m. and the lights turn off at 9 p.m. every night of the week. From the comfort and safety of their car, […]

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November 23, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Downtown Silver Spring Hosts S’mores Events Benefitting Manna Food Center

Downtown Silver Spring will be hosting two s’mores-making events during the holiday season. The events will take place on Veterans Plaza on Friday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Dec. 11, according to the DTSS website. All of the proceeds from these events will go to the local non-profit organization, Manna Food Center. Manna’s mission is to help end […]

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December 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Santa Claus is Coming to Town…on His Harley

Santa will trade in his sleigh for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle during Wednesday’s annual ‘Santa Ride’ to benefit The Children’s Inn at NIH. Each year, Montgomery County police officers join Santa to travel throughout the county collecting gifts and donations from local businesses to deliver to the children and families at The Children’s Inn at NIH […]

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December 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Boundary Analysis Meeting: Montgomery County Public Schools is inviting the public to weigh in on the boundary analysis study at Julius West Middle School in Rockville from 7 to 9 p.m. The boundary analysis study will examine MCPS’s current […]

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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Effect Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Wednesday in Montgomery County from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. NWS says that after midnight, rain showers are expected to mix with and change to snow. Expect snow accumulations to accumulate between 1 to 2 inches, “with isolated totals of 3 inches possible for […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis Meetings Announced

Montgomery County Public Schools is holding six meetings to present the Districtwide Boundary Analysis. The districtwide boundary analysis project is designed to provide an assessment of school boundaries by analyzing factors including school facility utilization and capacity, student demographics, school assignment, and travel patterns. The study should provide a summary of the community engagement process. […]

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December 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Elrich’s Dec. 11 Virtual Town Hall Canceled

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich UPDATE: The online chat originally scheduled for Dec. 11 is canceled. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting an online chat from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, via the Montgomery County website. This live, online discussion gives residents a chance to send questions, or […]

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