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December 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports 49 COVID-Related Deaths, Seven in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 424 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 42,975. Montgomery County recorded seven new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 1,032. As of Wednesday, 17 schools in the state are reporting COVID-19 cases, one school is located […]

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December 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

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

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 23 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here. 2. Manna Food Distribution: Manna will distribute weekend food bags at 10 locations today from 11 […]

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December 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Retailers Need County Approval By Dec. 23 to Operate with 150+ People

As part of Montgomery County’s latest coronavirus executive order that went into effect Dec. 15, large retail establishments are required to receive county approval by Dec. 23 in order to operate with more than 150 people in their establishments. To receive approval, businesses will need to submit a request for a Letter of Approval—via the […]

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December 4, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Holiday Artisan Markets Adapt to COVID-19

Looking for gift ideas? For this year’s holiday shopping season, several local Montgomery County arts markets have opened with new socially distant formats. Montgomery County native artists and artisans have crafted an assortment of one-of-a-kind gifts to be sold at local businesses, galleries and community engagement centers that are doing their best to survive during […]

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November 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program will close Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center for certain periods of November, December and January, the City of Rockville announced on Monday. The organized hunts will take place in John Hayes Memorial Forest, 852 Avery Road, which incorporates all of Civic Center […]

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December 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 21-Dec. 23

With Christmas just days away, this is the weekend for entertainment. Friday, Dec. 21 Macy Gray performs at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. $67 – $87. 240-330-4500. For more information, click here. Christmas by Candlelight The Washington Chorus performs at the Music Center at […]

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December 22, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Dec. 23 – Dec. 25 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment from now through the end of the month. Art: Waverly Gallery’s Holiday Art Exhibition is on display from Dec. 6 through Jan. 7. Gallery open Friday and Saturday, from noon to 6 p.m. Gallery B’s Cadence exhibition features works by Kristine DeNinno, Damon Arhos, and Clare Winslow. Gallery […]

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December 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Charge California Man with Trafficking Marijuana

Montgomery County police officers have charged 53-year-old Steven Tosi of California with criminal charges related to possession and trafficking approximately 250 pounds of marijuana. Police said the arrest resulted from a traffic stop for speeding on southbound Interstate 270 just north of the Clarksburg Road exit on Dec. 5th. According to a police account, when […]

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December 23, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Community Turns Out for Blood Drive in Honor of Officer Noah Leotta

Members of the community turned out for a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta on Wednesday at the Public Safety Headquarters, 100 Edison Park Drive, in Gaithersburg. According to Red Cross officials, all 111 appointments filled within hours after the Montgomery County Police Department announced that the blood drive would take place in […]

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December 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Department to Host Memorial Blood Drive to Honor Officer Noah Leotta

UPDATED The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a memorial blood drive on Dec. 23rd, in honor of fallen Police Office Noah Leotta, and all 111 spots have been filled. Although a blood drive was previously scheduled for this date, Police Captain Paul Starks said Leotta’s family members expressed their desire for Officer Leotta to […]

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