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December 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Department of Health to Distribute COVID-19 Kits to Hard-Hit Neighborhoods

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced it is delivering nearly 4,000 coronavirus emergency kits to neighborhoods that have been disproportionately affected by the spread of COVID-19. DHHS said in a statement that the following three zip codes are heavily affected: 20902, the Wheaton-Glenmont area, which, over the past 14 days, has […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Area Residents Tell Elrich They Feel Forgotten

Yesterday was the third leg of County Executive-elect Marc Elrich’s “Listening Session” tour before he takes office in December. When he answered resident questions at East County Community Center in Silver Spring, the residents expressed a number of concerns about feeling like they live in the “forgotten” part of Montgomery County. Watch highlights from Elrich’s […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Get to know your County Exec-elect: Marc Elrich is holding a listening session tonight at East County Community Center in Silver Spring from 7:30 – 9 p.m. 2. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 2:30 p.m. The meetings […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Clarksburg Student Arrested: A Clarksburg High School student was arrested Thursday, February 15 for bringing a loaded 9mm handgun to school. 2. Happy New Year: The Chinese New Year, based on the lunar calendar, officially begins on February 16th and ends on March 2nd. […]

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November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. First, County Executive Ike Leggett signs the minimum wage bill into law earlier this week. The minimum wage increases to $15 by 2024. Next is a report by Susan Kenedy on a job fair at the East […]

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April 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

African American Health Program Community Day Scheduled for April 15

In honor of Minority Health Month, the African American Health Program will sponsor its fourth annual community day on April 15 at the East County Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees will have access to free health screening, education on disease prevention and fitness demonstrations for all ages, according to a news […]

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