March 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Announces Maryland Will Enter Phase 2 Making Residents 60+ Eligible

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland will enter Phase 2 of its vaccination plan on Tuesday, March 23. Under Phase 2A, all residents ages 60+ will be eligible, Hogan said during a press conference Thursday. Effective immediately, all Marylanders ages 60+ can preregister for an appointment at a mass vaccination site. One week later […]

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March 5, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

MCPS Changes Days and Times for Chromebook Distribution

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced some changes to the technical support and distribution of Chromebooks for students and staff.  In-person support, repair, and distribution of  Chromebooks at the 45 West Gude Drive location will now take place from Mondays through Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. There will be no distribution on Fridays.  […]

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January 22, 2021 | Staff Writer

Del. Ariana Kelly Answers COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration is ongoing throughout the state and in Montgomery County. In a community message to Montgomery County residents, Del. Ariana Kelly (District 16) gives in-depth answers to vaccination questions that residents may have and offers comprehensive guidance about how to stay updated as the process continues. “Hopefully, in this email, you […]

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December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Distributing Three Days’ Worth of Meals Ahead of Potential Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will provide enough meals for three days on Tuesday in consideration of expected inclement weather Wednesday. Meal service will resume Friday. See a list of MCPS meal sites here. Food is distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at many school sites, and between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at […]

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November 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Delegate Bill Frick on Bill to Put MoCo’s Liquor Monopoly to Referendum (VIDEO)

Maryland Delegate Bill Frick is pushing state legislation that could end the liquor monopoly in Montgomery County. If the General Assembly passes this bill in the upcoming legislative session, Frick said voters would decide at the ballot box in 2016 if they want to keep Montgomery County’s liquor monopoly in place or not. In this […]

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February 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Dry Damascus Maryland considers wine and beer sales.

Report: County Has Five Options to Improve Liquor Distribution

There could be a big change in the way alcohol is sold here in Montgomery County if county leaders buy into one of the changes suggested by the Montgomery County’s Office of Legislative Oversight. A report released Tuesday by the Montgomery County’s Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) that analyzes the County’s Department of Liquor Control […]

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February 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Manna Food Center Opens on Presidents’ Day

In an effort to provide food to those who have missed distributions because of the recent winter storms, Manna Food Center is holding a special distribution on February 17, from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. at its Gaithersburg warehouse at 9311 Gaither Road. According to Manna officials, clients do not need an appointment to pick […]

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