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December 11, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

NIH Children’s Inn Receives a Visit from Santa and His Police Escort

Accompanied by Montgomery County motor officers, Santa Claus brought a little more cheer to the Children’s Inn at the National Institute of Health on Wednesday. The visit was part of the Montgomery County Police Department’s annual Santa Ride. You may have spotted old St. Nick and a dozen officers riding their motorcycles south on Route […]

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December 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Record Number of COVID-19 Patients in Maryland Hospitals

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 343 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 37,194. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 6.06% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is an increase of 0.08 from Tuesday’s average rate of 5.98%. The county’s positivity rate is lower […]

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December 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 9, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County health officials urge all residents to get tested for COVID-19 and will provide free walk-in and drive-through testing at eight testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here. 2. Senior Planet Montgomery: […]

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December 4, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Santa Claus is Coming to Town on a Harley for Annual Children’s Inn Visit

As part of the Montgomery County police department’s annual effort to benefit The Children’s Inn at National Institute of Health, Santa Claus will travel through the county riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on Dec. 9. Accompanied by motor officers, Santa Claus will leave the 5th District police station in Germantown, Md. at 3 p.m. to meet […]

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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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December 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich and Katz to Hold Second Business Forum Dec 9

County officials continue to work to improve the business climate in Montgomery County through the Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business initiative. County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Sidney Katz are holding a meeting with businesses Monday at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center. The initial phase of the initiative focused on engaging the business […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

New Hours at Maggie Nightingale Library in Poolesville

The Maggie Nightingale Library operating hours change beginning Dec. 9. Based on feedback from a community survey, the library will be open on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently, Monday hours are 2 to 9 p.m. The purpose of the change is to better serve customers and was based on results from a survey […]

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November 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Elrich Adds Sixth Fiscal 2021 Forum at Leisure World

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich has added a sixth budget forum about fiscal 2021 (FY21) Operating Budget priorities. The forum takes place Monday, December 9 and will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Leisure World’s Maryland Room in Clubhouse One, located at 3700 Rossmoor Boulevard in Silver Spring. The remaining fiscal 2021 operating budget forums will […]

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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal arts and crafts shows, but guess there are more in the county. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Snow in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, effective from midnight tonight to 4 p.m. Saturday. According to the advisory, accumulations of snow are expected from one to three inches. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibility, […]

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