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November 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘A Clearly Deteriorated Relationship’: Councilmembers Exasperated by Communication from State

Montgomery County councilmembers were upset after learning that State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon rejected a waiver request from the county asking to continue relaxed teacher-child ratios in early childcare facilities. In a letter, County Executive Marc Elrich requested that Salmon let the county maintain the teacher-child ratio in classrooms with three and four-year-olds, at 1:14 […]

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November 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Nov. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and […]

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November 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Urges COVID-19 Compliance: ‘Just Wear the Damn Masks’

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan urged residents to follow public health guidance at a press conference Thursday. He emphasized that mask-wearing is the single best way to fight COVID-19, save lives and keep businesses open. “I mean it’s that simple. It’s not that hard. Just wear the damn masks,” he said. Hogan said that Thursday morning […]

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October 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting Day 3: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents who are eligible but not yet registered to vote […]

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October 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 27, and the 2020 Presidential Election is a week away! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Make a Plan to Vote: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 26, and it’s the first day for early voting in Maryland! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting: Early voting begins today and ends Nov. 2. You can vote in-person between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. To check wait times at your closest voting centers, text […]

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October 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Car-Free Streets: Montgomery Parks is expanding its open streets initiative on weekends amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sections of Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive will be closed to vehicles and open to pedestrians, bicyclists, and other park users beginning today […]

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October 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Districtwide Boundary Analysis Update: A webinar will be held at 7:00 p.m.to introduce and explore a new interactive boundary tool, which is part of the second phase of the MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis. Find out more details and register by […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD) and on Facebook and […]

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October 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 7, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 7, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Walk Maryland: It’s Walk Maryland Day! Find a scheduled walk in Montgomery County to celebrate our state’s official exercise. *Tomorrow* Walk Maryland Day is Wednesday, October 7 A day to promote walking for physical activity, recreation, transportation, and improved […]

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