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April 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Meets Virtually to Discuss COVID-19 Related Issues

Montgomery County Councilmembers met Tuesday afternoon virtually. The COVID-19 health crisis not surprisingly dominated the meeting. Some specific topics of discussion included: An update on council operations. Although the Council Office Building is closed, officials continue to find ways to engage with the public during this health crisis There’s a new way people can submit […]

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April 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, April 2 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Community Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host a virtual community briefing from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. He will be joined by MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Director of Emergency Management Dr. Earl […]

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March 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

No One in Montgomery County Knew About ‘Stay at Home’ Order, Says Stoddard

Although communication with the state has improved, no one in Montgomery County received any warning before Gov. Larry Hogan’s Stay at Home order Monday, said Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Earl Stoddard as far as he knows at county council meeting Tuesday. He said he’s not sure why they didn’t get a […]

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March 6, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich en Casos de Coronavirus: “No hay razón para entrar en pánico”

Los tres residentes del condado de Montgomery que dieron positivo para COVID-19 se están recuperando y la mayoría de sus síntomas han disminuido, aunque permanecen en cuarentena en sus propios hogares, según el Dr. Travis Gayles, oficial de salud del condado y jefe de servicios de salud pública. Durante una conferencia de prensa de 40 […]

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March 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich on Coronavirus Cases: ‘There is No Reason to Panic’

The three Montgomery County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 are recovering and most of their symptoms have abated although they remain in quarantine in their own homes, according to Dr. Travis Gayles, the county health officer and chief of public health services. During a 40-minute press conference this morning, Gayles and County Executive Marc […]

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March 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council Briefed on Coronavirus, Preventative and Preparation Measures In Place

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread worldwide, prevention and preparation efforts are being taken locally to ensure the safety of all residents. On Tuesday, Montgomery County Councilmembers were briefed on the novel coronavirus by local health and emergency management officials. Health officials say the virus causes a respiratory illness that can range from mild to […]

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March 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

Watch Live: County Council Briefing on Coronavirus

Meeting to discuss county’s efforts to ensure health and safety of all residents Montgomery County Council was briefed on the the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the county’s efforts to ensure the health and safety of all residents today at 2 p.m. Dr. Travis Gayles, health officer and chief of public health services in the Department of […]

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September 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Preparing for Hurricane Irma (VIDEO)

As Hurricane Irma lumbers through Florida, Montgomery County emergency officials are watching its track and thinking about how it could affect the region. “It’s traveling fairly slow. It’s churning across for a long period of time now so we’ve had a long period of time to watch and pay attention,” said Earl Stoddard, director of […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week (VIDEO)

In this special edition of County Report This Week, Anqoinette Crosby takes a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2016 in Montgomery County.

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Receives Briefing on Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

On August 10th, an explosion ripped through the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring resulting in dozens of injuries and seven deaths. The Montgomery County Council recently received an overview of the incident. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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