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December 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Thursday’s COVID-19 Daily Case Numbers: Maryland 2,044, Montgomery 266

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 266 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 34,425. The number of daily new cases has been above 100 since Oct. 20. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 5.88% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is an […]

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December 1, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Classes Through Dec. 4

Senior Planet Montgomery is offering another set of online classes for elderly residents that focuses on how to “thrive” at home. The sessions, which are being offered from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, include “Virtual Activism Against Racism and Police Brutality” and “Cloud Storage.” These classes concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed […]

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December 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County to Hold Virtual Forum on Public Safety Thursday

A virtual community forum on Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. on Reimagining Public Safety in Montgomery County is the next step for the County’s Reimagining Public Safety Initiative. Results of a recent survey on what residents think about the Montgomery County Police Department, its structure, services and funding will be presented during the meeting, which […]

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November 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

School Superintendent: MCPS Prepping for Potential Return to In-Person Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith held a virtual media briefing on Monday to discuss plans for students’ phased return to in-person learning starting in January of 2021. MCPS officials say they will only move forward with plans if key health metrics are met. A virtual option will be available for families who choose not to return […]

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November 9, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

County Seeks Community Input with Public Safety Survey

In response to the many incidents of police using excessive force across the country, County Executive Mark Elrich created the Reimagining Public Safety Task Force. The County Executive is asking residents to complete a survey about public safety in the county. The function of the survey, which is open until Nov. 14,  is to gather […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Elrich’s Public Safety Task Force Meets Thursday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s public safety task force is scheduled to meet Thursday at 6 p.m. The virtual meeting will be streamed live via Facebook and will be broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The group, known as the Reimagining Public Safety task force, was established to develop recommendations for changes to the […]

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December 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Magruder High Closing Due to Water Main Break

Magruder High School in Rockville will be closing today at 10:19 a.m. according to a message on the school district’s website. A water main break has left the school without water. School buses will arrive at 10:15 a.m. to transport students home. Transportation for special programs is included. The school closed last month due when […]

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December 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 3, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 9:30 a.m. in Rockville and begins the session with the election new officers to serve a one-year term. Take a look at the agenda here. 2. School Board Meets: The Board of […]

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August 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Trial Set for MCPD Officer Charged in Aspen Hill Arrest Incident

A trial date for the Montgomery County Police Officer who has been charged for aggressively kneeing a man during an arrest on July 3 at a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill has been set. Officials with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office say Officer Kevin Moris had a scheduling hearing on Friday. The trial is set […]

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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Council Take Oaths of Office

Marc Elrich pledged not to raise taxes, improve early childhood education and told Gov. Larry Hogan he opposed widening the Capital Beltway in his remarks Monday morning shortly after being sworn in as the county’s seventh county executive. Elrich and the nine County Council members took the oaths of office Monday morning inside the Music […]

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